2013 Topps Update Series Retail All-Star MVP and Rookie Card Patches

2013 Topps Update Series Retail All-Star MVP and Rookie Card Patches

Retail blaster box exclusives return in 2013 Topps Update Series Baseball. These offer collectors new commemorative patch cards of retired stars as well as key Topps Traded and Update Series cards from the past 30-plus years. The patch cards land one per blaster box, similar to what Topps has been doing with its flagship baseball releases for several years.

The patches fall under two different banners, both of which have 15 cards. 2013 Topps Update Series All-Star MVP Patches focus on key performers from the Midsummer Classic over the last 50 years. The checklist is primarily Hall of Famers and future Cooperstown inductees. Highlights include Willie Mays, Derek Jeter, Ken Griffey Jr, and Cal Ripken. The patches recreate the logo from that year' game.

A similar Rookie Card Patches set was part of 2013 Topps Series 1 Baseball. Series 2 included more rookies as well as veteran cards from all-time greats. For Update Series, the focus switches back to only rookie cards but only from the Topps Traded and Update lines. Without as much history, most of the players are still playing. These include Clayton Kershaw, Yasiel Puig and Miguel Cabrera.

The 2013 Topps Update Series manufactured patch cards come in retail-exclusive blaster boxes. These also come with ten packs of cards. All-Star MVP and Rookie Card patch cards are randomly distributed. There's no way of telling which type of patch card comes in a box.

You can see both sets below. If you're looking for certain cards, click in the player's name or image to browse cards on eBay.

2013 Topps Update Series Baseball All-Star MVP Patches Visual Guide

2013 Topps Update Series Baseball Rookie Card Patches Visual Guide

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2013 TOPPS UPDATE ALL-STAR COMMEMORATIVE PATCH DEREK JETER 2000 MVP
$12.55
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2013 Topps Update Commemorative Rookie Card Patch *Complete Set of 15*
$89.99
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ROBINSON CANO, 2013 Topps Update Series Commemorative Rookie Card Patch # 7
$8.95
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2013 Topps Update FRED McGRIFF All Star MVP Patch #ASMVP-12 Braves Insert
$7.50
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2013 Topps Update Baseball Yasiel Puig RC Patch Card Plus Inserts
$25.00
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2013 Topps Update Felix Hernandez Rookie Reprint Patch Card TRCP-8
$5.99
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Brooks Robinson 2013 Topps Update All-Star Game MVP Commemorative Patch ASMVP-3
$7.50
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2013 Topps Update Ken Griffey Jr. All Star Game MVP Patch #ASMVP-11
$6.00
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2013 Topps Update Robinson Cano Rookie Reprint Patch Card TRCP-7
$5.99
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2013 Topps Update Commemorative Patch All-Star MVP 13 Pedro Martinez Red Sox
$12.99
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2013 Topps Update Commemorative Patch All-Star MVP 15 Cal Ripken Jr Orioles
$14.99
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2013 Topps Update Commemorative Patch All-Star MVP 8 Don Sutton Dodgers
$12.99
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2013 Topps Update Rookie Card Patch 21 Joe Mauer Twins
$14.99
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2013 Topps Update Rookie Card Patch 4 Josh Hamilton Devil Rays
$12.99
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CARL CRAWFORD 2013 TOPPS BASEBALL UPDATE ROOKIE PATCH #TRCP-9
$13.45
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2013 Topps Update YASIEL PUIG Commemorative TRCP-15 Rc Rookie Patch QTY!!!!
$9.99
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User Comments

  1. getting these manufactured patches in packs is worse than getting a pack full of commons. the fact that these exist is the reason why i only buy singles

  2. mikeroyne ยป These particular cards aren’t in regular packs. They’re inserted in clearly marked blaster boxes in a pack outside of the regular packs.

  3. I HATE that Topps blaster boxes no longer yield any chances of getting an auto or relic, even if it is a long shot. The only chance of really getting anything retail from Topps s1 s2 or update is from the pack searched boxes in the isles. I like the patches, but would still like to see Topps still have odds of getting relics or autos in blaster boxes.

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