Boasting the same unique traits of its original-art predecessors, 2017 Diamond Kings Baseball boasts new Framed parallel sets for base cards, SPs, Rookie Cards and Variations, including Gray, Brown, Blue Artist’s Proofs and Masterpiece 1/1s. New inserts for 2017 include Jersey Kings, Bat Kings, Jersey Kings Signatures, Bat Kings Signatures, the Ted Williams Collection, Heritage Collection Material Signatures and the rare Aurora chase.
On average, each hobby box of 2017 Diamond Kings Baseball (eight cards per pack, 12 packs per box) will yield two autograph or memorabilia cards, three Framed parallels, one numbered Framed parallel and 12 inserts.
Additional highlights of the product include:
• Memorabilia from all-time greats in DK Materials, Jersey Kings, Bat Kings, Studio Portraits Materials, Diamond Deco and Ted Williams Collection Materials.
• Look for signatures of the 2017 rookie class in DK Rookie Signatures.
• New autograph names added to 2017 Diamond Kings Baseball include Manny Ramirez, Hideki Matsui, Nomar Garciaparra, Carlos Delgado, Kerry Wood and Andruw Jones.
• The base set features a mix of retired players, all-time legends and current stars; look for nine different parallels including five Framed parallels.
• DK Signatures and DK Rookie Signatures feature autographs and two memorabilia swatches with four parallels numbered to 99 or less.
• The Aurora chase crosses over from Court Kings and features two parallels numbered to 25 or less.
• Baseball icon Ted Williams is honored with his own insert in 2017. Look for unique memorabilia from games and from his personal collection.
• The epic Diamond Cuts insert delivers cut autographs from all-time greats, Hall of Famers and other legends. Look for Holo Gold, Holo Blue and Masterpiece 1/1 parallels.
• The new Heritage Collection Materials Signatures insert combines classy black-and-white images with two memorabilia swatches and an autograph. Hideki Matsui makes a return to Diamond Kings for the first time since 2005.