2013 Topps Heritage Minor League Baseball Variation Short Prints Guide

2013 Topps Heritage Minor League Baseball Variation Short Prints Guide

Look at your 2013 Topps Heritage Minor League Baseball cards closely. A total of 25 cards in the set come with short print variations. Inserted 1:89 packs, variations come with different photos. Most are significantly different from their common counterparts, however variations do not follow a theme.

The 2013 Topps Heritage Minor League Baseball variations feature most of the top players in the set. These include Byron Buxton, Taijuan Walker and Miguel Sano, who happens to be wearing a special Christmas-themed jersey.

Below is a detailed look at all of the 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 wantlists.

2013 Topps Heritage Minor League Baseball Variations Visual Guide

1 Miguel Sano, New Britain Rock Cats

Base: bat on shoulder
Variation: Santa uniform

Base

Variation

3 David Dahl, Asheville Tourists

Base: blue background
Variation: dugout in background, head turned

Base

Variation

41 Jonathan Schoop, Norfolk Tides

Base: white background
Variation: blue background

Base

Variation

50 Xander Bogaerts, Pawtucket Red Sox

Base: no bat
Variation: with bat

Base

Variation

51 Patrick Leonard, Bowling Green Hot Rods

Base: batting
Variation: running

Base

Variation

63 Raul Mondesi, Lexington Legends

Base: with bat
Variation: with glove

Base

Variation

64 Mason Williams, Tampa Yankees

Base: with bat
Variation: hands on hips

Base

Variation

75 Tyler Austin, Trenton Thunder

Base: light bat, portrait
Variation: black bat, swinging

Base

Variation

79 Jorge Soler, Daytona Cubs

Base: palm trees in background
Variation: batting helmet

Base

Variation

95 Corey Seager, Great Lakes Loons

Base: batting
Variation: with glove

Base

Variation

100 Byron Buxton, Cedar Rapids Kernels

Base: with bat
Variation: eye black

Base

Variation

118 Lance McCullers, Quad Cities River Bandits

Base: black hat
Variation: red hat

Base

Variation

127 Jameson Taillon, Altoona Curve

Base: ball in front
Variation: holding ball

Base

Variation

149 Eddie Rosario, Fort Myers Miracle

Base: batting, helmet
Variation: portrait, cap

Base

Variation

150 Carlos Correa, Quad Cities River Bandits

Base: red sleeves
Variation: black sleeves

Base

Variation

160 Javier Baez, Daytona Cubs

Base: running
Variation: portrait

Base

Variation

189 Taijuan Walker, Jackson Generals

Base: pitching
Variation: sunglasses

Base

Variation

198 Kolten Wong, Memphis Redbirds

Base: red stripe on undershirt sleeve, bat on shoulder
Variation: all-black undershirt sleeve, bat off shoulder

Base

Variation

200 Oscar Taveras, Memphis Redbirds

Base: portrait
Variation: batting

Base

Variation

203 Addison Russell, Stockton Ports

Base: light uniform
Variation: dark uniform

Base

Variation

204 Andrew Heaney, Greensboro Grasshoppers

Base: no ball
Variation: with ball

Base

Variation

210 Albert Almora, Kane County Cougars

Base: stands in background
Variation: close-up, dark jersey

Base

Variation

211 Carlos Sanchez, Charlotte Knights

Base: throwing
Variation: batting

Base

Variation

213 Courtney Hawkins, Winston-Salem Dash

Base: sunglasses
Variation: running

Base

Variation

216 Bubba Starling, Lexington Legends

Base: portrait, cap
Variation: batting, helmet

Base

Variation

2013 Topps Heritage Minor League Variations Bubba Starling

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User Comments

  1. You know there is a easier way to the short prints apart? the last 2 digits in the serial number on the back bottom of the card are different, 83 is the base card, 85 is the regular 201-225 SP and 86 is variation.

  2. Chris » Thanks for the tip!

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