2012 Topps Series 1 Baseball Short Prints Checklist and Gallery

2012 Topps Series 1 Baseball Short Prints Checklist and Gallery

2012 Topps Series 1 Baseball doesn't have the retired legends variations like they in previous sets, instead making the focal point of their shortprint checklist centered around today's stars and superstars. had for the past few years. There are a total of 22 short prints in 2012 Topps Series 1 Baseball. Falling just two per hobby case, they're difficult to find but not impossible and add strong chase element and value-add at a very reasonable price point.for those who find them.

A common theme among many of the short prints is dugout antics and celebrations. From mascot interactions to Gatorade baths, this year's short prints are certainly playful. Also interesting to note is that several of the cards are numbered above 330, likely reserving their spot on the 2012 Topps Series 2 Baseball checklist.

The Albert Pujols and Jose Reyes Short Prints are particularly valuable and hard to find, but are not so expensive that set builders will have to break the bank to build their 2012 Topps Baseball Card Sets. Below you will find a visual checklist outlining the entire Short Print Checklist, along with links to purchase the short prints.

1. Ryan Braun, Milwaukee Brewers

35. Eric Hosmer, Kansas City Royals - with Teammates

35. Eric Hosmer, Kansas City Royals - Gatorade Bath

76. Ian Kennedy, Arizona Diamondbacks

93. Skip Schumaker, St. Louis Cardinals - Rally Squirrel

145. Billy Butler, Kansas City Royals

165. Michael Morse, Washington Nationals

173. Ryan Roberts, Arizona Diamondbacks

185. Pablo Sandoval, San Francisco Giants - Pirates Mascot

185. Pablo Sandoval, San Francisco Giants - Padres Mascot

188. Bobby Abreu, Arizona Diamondbacks

215. Freddie Freeman, Atlanta Braves

256. Mat Latos, San Diego Padres

270. Starlin Castro, Chicago Cubs

308. Mike Leake, Cincinnati Reds

331. Albert Pujols, Los Angeles Angels

332. Jose Reyes, Miami Marlins

400. Robinson Cano, New York Yankees

411. Tsuyoshi Nishioka, Minnesota Twins

421. Heath Bell, San Diego Padres

450. Justin Upton, Arizona Diamondbacks

470. Howie Kendrick, Los Angeles Angels

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Ryan is a former member of The Cardboard Connection Writing Staff. His collecting origins began with winter bike rides to the corner store, tossing a couple of quarters onto the counter and peddling home with a couple packs of O-Pee-Chee hockey in his pocket. Today, he continues to build sets, go after inserts with cool technologies, chase Montreal Expos and finish off his John Jaha master collection.

User Comments

  1. The only error card mentioned in this set is the Franklin Gutierrez wrong back, but I immediately found another and it’s the Jason Vargas #269 card. It too has someone else’s stats on the back someone for the Indians. I would check out the rest of the Mariners cards, there might be a trend here…

    Please e-mail me if you decide to look into this…thanks.

  2. It appears that most of the hitters’ stat lines have two entries for ‘3B’ where there 3B is listed for doubles also. Are there fewer correct cards than UER with this?

  3. How do you what or where to find the error and variations, any certain store or whatever except ebay, amazon, and card shops and shows, thanks, Clinton

  4. Clinton A Ehrhardt » One of the Trouts were available only in special Walmart packs. The rest are in all other packs. Other than trading or the secondary market (eBay, card shops, etc) that’s how you’ll find them.

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