Baseball cards regularly offer opportunities to find amazing cards featuring autographs of all-time greats or cut signatures of yesterday’s legends. Contests can also give collectors a chance to win experiences.
Those two things can be obtained in one place – with 2016 Topps® Transcendent Collection™ Baseball. This baseball card release contains 50 framed autographs from nearly 40 of today’s greatest living signers. Plus, a cut signature from a sports or pop culture icon such as Babe Ruth, George Washington or Christy Mathewson.
To top it off, each box of Topps Transcendent Collection guarantees an invite to an exclusive experience with World Series Champion and reigning National League MVP Kris Bryant. Transcendent Collection is limited to a production run of only 65 total boxes in celebration of the company’s 65th anniversary.
“This product is a totally unique offering,” said Topps Brand Manager Zvee Geffen. “Not only does it offer some of the most collectible trading cards ever made, but it connects fans with their heroes literally and physically.”
Beyond the premium trading cards, 2016 Topps Transcendent Collection offers an experience unlike any other. Each box contains an invitation to the exclusive Topps 65th Anniversary Party featuring Cubs star Kris Bryant on Jan. 18, 2017 in Las Vegas. The experience includes hotel accommodations, cocktails, dinner and special gifts.
“Going to an event like this is every sports fan’s dream,” said David Leiner, vice president and general manager of the North American Sports and Entertainment Division at Topps. “You can’t get this type of experience anywhere else. Whoever gets to go to the event will meet Kris Bryant in an intimate setting and talk to one of the best young players in today’s game. It’s going to be amazing.”
Anyone who opens a specially made box of 2016 Topps Transcendent Collection is guaranteed low-numbered and rare autographs from current living legends such as Ichiro, Nolan Ryan, Kris Bryant, Sandy Koufax, Hank Aaron, Carl Yastrzemski, Vin Scully, Mike Trout and Derek Jeter. Transcendent Collection also goes beyond baseball to offer scarce, signed cards of soccer legend Pelé and famous Star Wars actor Daisy Ridley.
In addition, each box contains cards that cannot be found anywhere else such as a one-of-a-kind Kris Bryant autographed card, and a unique art card that was hand-crafted by a top artist.
2016 Topps Transcendent Collection Baseball was scheduled to be released Friday, Dec. 9, with a suggested retail price of $25,000.