2013 Topps Chrome Baseball Variation Short Prints Guide

2013 Topps Chrome Baseball Variation Short Prints Guide

Love them or hate them, short print variations are a popular addition to card products. Make sure to check your cards closely, as some are more obvious than others. While there does not appear to be a consistent theme in 2013 Chrome, the majority of the variations show non-action images of the players.

Shop for 2013 Topps Chrome Baseball variations on eBay.

Dropping at 1:968 packs, 2013 Topps Chrome Baseball variations include a good mix of top players in the base Chrome set. From Albert Pujols to Yasiel Puig, seasoned stars and young studs are both featured in this limited short print set.

Below is a detailed look at all 25 variations, including side-by-side comparisons with the base versions. We have also included a short written description for each to help you with your search.

2013 Topps Chrome Baseball Variations Visual Guide

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1 Mike Trout, Los Angeles Angels

Base: sliding
Variation: holding award

Base

Variation

20 Matt Kemp, Los Angeles Dodgers

Base: sliding
Variation: standing, Jackie Robinson logo

Base

Variation

25 Hyun-Jin Ryu, Los Angeles Dodgers

Base: pitching
Variation: sunglasses

Base

Variation

34 Felix Hernandez, Seattle Mariners

Base: pitching
Variation: sunglasses

Base

Variation

38 Joe Mauer, Minnesota Twins

Base: swinging
Variation: reaching for ball

Base

Variation

49 Andrew McCutchen, Pittsburgh Pirates

Base: swinging
Variation: jumping for ball

Base

Variation

79 David Ortiz, Boston Red Sox

Base: swinging
Variation: USA Flag

Base

Variation

84 Starlin Castro, Chicago Cubs

Base: swinging
Variation: CUBS WIN!

Base

Variation

90 Ben Revere, Philadelphia Phillies

Base: diving for ball
Variation: hat and glove

Base

Variation

91 Josh Reddick, Oakland Athletics

Base: jumping for ball
Variation: thick beard

Base

Variation

96 Yoenis Cespedes, Oakland Athletics

Base: staring after swing
Variation: sunglasses

Base

Variation

100 Miguel Cabrera, Detroit Tigers

Base: sliding
Variation: green uniform

Base

Variation

118 Mariano Rivera, New York Yankees

Base: walking by team
Variation: shaking hands

Base

Variation

127 David Price, Tampa Bay Rays

Base (Refractor pictured): pitching
Variation: with dog

Base

Variation

136 Albert Pujols, Los Angeles Angels

Base: batting, pre-swing
Variation: batting, post-swing

Base

Variation

138 Yasiel Puig, Los Angeles Dodgers

Base: running
Variation: high five

Base

Variation

142 David Wright, New York Mets

Base: swinging
Variation: catching ball

Base

Variation

143 Justin Upton, Atlanta Braves

Base: swinging
Variation: sunglasses

Base

Variation

175 Clayton Kershaw, Los Angeles Dodgers

Base (Refractor Pictured): pitching
Variation: walking to dugout

Base

Variation

184 Prince Fielder, Detroit Tigers

Base (Refractor pictured): swinging
Variation: back of head, hair

Base

Variation

199 Yu Darvish, Texas Rangers

Base: pitching
Variation: signing autographs

Base

Variation

200 Buster Posey, San Francisco Giants

Base: celebrating
Variation: shaking hands

Base

Variation

210 Gerrit Cole, Pittsburgh Pirates

Base: pitching
Variation: walking to dugout

Base

Variation

219 Freddie Freeman, Atlanta Braves

Base: running
Variation: lean over railing

Base

Variation

220 Bryce Harper, Washington Nationals

Base: watching ball
Variation: holding award

Base

Variation

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User Comments

  1. Thanks so much for all the work you do to provide us with this information. It is a huge help.
    Jason

  2. these must be MUCH harder to get this year. just busted an entire case and didn’t get not one. and I see very few on ebay.

  3. i opened a box and got no variations. and on top of that i got no harpers, no Puig , 1 trout and 2 redemption cards for some guy i never herd of. this years chrome baseball must be short printed big time.

  4. Outstanding job. This is so very helpful.

  5. I got a upton sp and a rob brantley atomic auto.
    Superfractor of dynamic die cut of harper

  6. I just got 69 superfractorss

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