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Topps Opening Day Baseball provides collectors with entry-level product

While much of the modern baseball card market has become a chase for autograph and relic cards, 2018 Topps Opening Day Baseball provides collectors with an entry-level product.

Since 2000, Topps Opening Day has been an entry-level baseball card product for collectors to chase after.

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The 2018 version of Topps Opening Day, scheduled to be released in mid-March, will feature base cards of 200 of the game’s most popular superstars, rising young players, and new rookies. Also included are 75 base cards of players that will be featured in Topps Baseball Series 2.

The base set will have the following parallels: Opening Day Edition (limited to 2018), Opening Day 1/1 Edition (numbered 1/1), and Printing Plates (numbered 1/1).

There will be one insert card inserted per pack. Inserts include: Opening Day, National Anthem, Before Opening Day, Opening Day Stars Stickers, Mascots, Team Traditions & Celebrations, Stadium Signatures, and Dugout Peeks.

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The base card variations include more than 25 players who will receive image variation base cards featuring a completely different image from the 2017 MLB season.

The chase for autograph and relic cards is present in 2018 Topps Opening Day Baseball. Up to 20 MLB rookies and stars are celebrated on cards that feature their signature.

Opening Day Relics features cards that contain pieces of game-used memorabilia.

Diamond Relics features cards of stars on cards that will contain genuine dirt encased within the card.

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