2013 Topps Series 2 Baseball Retail Patch Cards Guide

2013 Topps Series 2 Baseball Retail Patch Cards Guide

Commemorative Patch Cards

A lot of times, retail packs don't offer the same bang that their hobby counterparts do. It's by design. Often, longer odds and pack searcher shenanigans can leave the shelves of Walmart and Target with lots of packs that are largely commons and basic inserts. Of course, there are exceptions. Plenty of people have made some amazing pulls from retail packs -- they're just a lot tougher to come by. Once again, 2013 Topps Series 2 blaster boxes offer a little extra to help combat that empty feeling that happens when you don't pull something that gives a feeling of value. The retail-only 2013 Topps Series 2 Commemorative Patch and Manufactured Patch cards don't deviate far from what's been done before. They may not be worth big bucks, but they often sell for more than a plain jersey card.

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These inserts are exclusive to 2013 Topps Series 2 blaster boxes that have ten retail packs inside. They cannot be found anywhere else.

Like the similar patch cards found in 2013 Topps Series 1, the cards come with two designs. Commemorative Patch cards feature a horizontal design with some sort of logo or commemorative patch. There's not a lot of consistency between the patches themselves. They vary from World Series logos to stadium notations to basic team logos. Miguel Cabrera has a Triple Crown patch. The checklist continues from where Series 1 left off, numbered 26 through 50.

Manufactured Patch cards are a lot like the retail Rookie Card Patch cards found in Series 1. However, most of the cards that are being recreated as patches aren't rookies, hence the change in set name. This also allows the checklist to repeat some of the biggest names in the set like Willie Mays, Ted Williams and Sandy Koufax.

2013 Topps Series 2 Commemorative Patch and Manufactured Patch cards combine to fall one per blaster box. You don't know what type you're getting until you open the box.

You can check out the full set of Commemorative Patch cards below. Clicking on the tab at the top of the article takes you to the Manufactured Patch cards.

2013 Topps Series 2 Commemorative Patch Cards

Numbering continues from Series 1.

CP-26 Cal Ripken Jr., Baltimore Orioles

2013 Topps Series 2 Commemorative Patch Card CP-26 Cal Ripken Jr

CP-27 Babe Ruth, Boston Red Sox

CP-28 Frank Thomas, Chicago White Sox

CP-29 Bob Feller, Cleveland Indians

CP-30 Miguel Cabrera, Detroit Tigers

CP-31 Josh Hamilton, Lose Angeles Angels

CP-32 Joe Mauer, Minnesota Twins

CP-33 Yogi Berra, New York Yankees

CP-34 Rickey Henderson, Oakland Athletics

CP-35 Ken Griffey Jr., Seattle Mariners

CP-36 Evan Longoria, Tampa Bay Rays

CP-37 Ian Kinsler, Texas Rangers

CP-38 Jose Reyes, Toronto Blue Jays

CP-39 Justin Upton, Atlanta Braves

CP-40 Ernie Banks, Chicago Cubs

CP-41 Johnny Bench, Cincinnati Reds

CP-42 Carlos Gonzalez, Colorado Rockies

CP-43 Sandy Koufax, Los Angeles Dodgers

CP-44 Jackie Robinson, Brooklyn Dodgers

CP-45 Tom Seaver, New York Mets

CP-46 Ryan Howard, Philadelphia Phillies

CP-47 Roberto Clemente, Pittsburgh Pirates

CP-48 Andrew McCutchen, Pittsburgh Pirates

CP-49 Buster Posey, San Francisco Giants

CP-50 Stan Musial, St. Louis Cardinals

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Manufactured Patch Cards

2013 Topps Series 2 Manufactured Patch Cards

MCP-1 Jackie Robinson, Brooklyn Dodgers

1952 Topps

MCP-2 Willie Mays, New York Giants

1953 Topps

MCP-3 Jackie Robinson, Brooklyn Dodgers

1953 Topps

MCP-4 Hank Aaron, Milwaukee Braves

1954 Topps

MCP-5 Willie Mays, New York Giants

1954 Topps

MCP-6 Ted Williams, Boston Red Sox

1954 Topps

MCP-7 Al Kaline, Detroit Tigers

1954 Topps

MCP-8 Ted Williams, Boston Red Sox

1955 Topps

MCP-9 Roberto Clemente, Pittsburgh Pirates

1956 Topps

MCP-10 Sandy Koufax, Brooklyn Dodgers

1956 Topps

MCP-11 Ted Williams, Boston Red Sox

1956 Topps

MCP-12 Sandy Koufax, Brooklyn Dodgers

1957 Topps

MCP-13 Stan Musial, St. Louis Cardinals

1961 Topps

MCP-14 Nolan Ryan, New York Mets

1970 Topps

MCP-15 Roberto Clemente, Pittsburgh Pirates

1973 Topps

MCP-16 Joe Morgan, Cincinnati Reds

1973 Topps

MCP-17 Mike Schmidt, Philadelphia Phillies

1974 Topps

MCP-18 Reggie Jackson, New York Yankees

1977 Topps

MCP-19 Prince Fielder, Milwaukee Brewers

2006 Topps

MCP-20 Frank Thomas, Chicago White Sox

1990 Topps RC

MCP-21 Joe Mauer, Minnesota Twins

2002 Topps RC

MCP-22 Justin Verlander, Detroit Tigers

2005 Topps RC

MCP-23 Derek Jeter, New York Yankees

2007 Topps - Factory Set version

MCP-24 Buster Posey, San Francisco Giants

2010 Topps RC

MCP-25 Yoenis Cespedes, Oakland Athletics

2012 Topps RC

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2013 Topps Series 2 Exclusive Manufactured Patch Card Willie Mays Giants MCP-5

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