Thursday, August 25, 2011

Babe Ruth, Sandy Koufax and More Legendary Players Added To The 2011 Topps Tier One Baseball Cards Relic List

Topps is taking the name of their all-new baseball card release, Tier One, to heart and is upgrading its hits in a big way.  The list of relic inserts has been enhanced with several Hall of Famers and retired stars such as Babe Ruth, Willie Mays, Sandy Koufax and more which replaces a list of lower-level active players.

Here is the list of what has been added.

Thurman Munson - New York Yankees®
Jimmie Foxx - Boston Red Sox®
Rogers Hornsby - St. Louis Cardinals®
Roy Campanella - Brooklyn Dodgers™
Johnny Mize - St. Louis Cardinals®
Pee Wee Reese - Brooklyn Dodgers™
George Sisler - St. Louis Browns™
Tris Speaker - Cleveland Indians®
Babe Ruth - New York Yankees®
Johnny Bench - Cincinnati Reds®
Ty Cobb - Detroit Tigers®
Rickey Henderson - New York Yankees®
Lou Gehrig - New York Yankees®
Sandy Koufax - Dodgers®
Mickey Mantle - New York Yankees®
Don Mattingly - New York Yankees®
Brooks Robinson - Baltimore Orioles®
Ryne Sandberg - Chicago Cubs®
Tom Seaver New York Mets®
Willie Mays - Giants®

They will replace the following.

Andre Ethier
Steve Garvey
David Ortiz
Brandon Phillips
Carlos Quentin
Matt Cain
Jimmy Rollins
Gaylord Perry
Jay Bruce
Pablo Sandoval
Drew Stubbs
Adam Jones
Billy Butler
Heath Bell
Fergie Jenkins
Carlos Marmol
Evan Longoria
Madison Bumgarner
Johnny Cueto
Clay Buchholz

This hobby exclusive release, due to hit shelves early November, will include 1 pack of seven cards which will include 2 Autographs, 1 Relic,1 Parallel and 3 Base cards features all hard-signed autographs (except for Triple Autographs).

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