Figure Out All the 2014 Topps Baseball Parallels and Know Where to Find Them

Figure Out All the 2014 Topps Baseball Parallels and Know Where to Find Them

When Topps first started doing parallel sets for their flagship baseball set in 1992, there were just two -- Gold and Gold Winner. Flash forward to 2014 Topps Series 1 Baseball and that number has ballooned to 13. With a rise in recent years of retail exclusives, tracking all of these parallels down has become a little trickier. Unless you go direct to the secondary market, you need to know where to go or what types of packs to buy.

2014 Topps Series 1 Baseball hobby and jumbo packs have some of the rarest parallels. These include Black (#/63) and Printing Plates. Regular hobby packs are also the only place to find debuting Clear Stock parallels, which are numbered to 10. Done on acetate, these have been very well received by most of those fortunate enough to pull them.

Red-Hot Foil, Gold (#/2014), Camo (#/99), Pink (#/50) and Platinum (1/1) parallels can also be found in hobby and jumbo packs, although they're also available at retail.

Besides the Clear Stock cards, the biggest change with parallels in 2014 Topps Baseball can be found at retail. Walmart, Target and Toys 'R Us continue to have their own cards as they have the past few years. However, this year retail hanger boxes and rack packs are added to the exclusive mix, bringing yellow and green to the growing flagship rainbow.

Below is a full visual guide to all the 2014 Topps Series 1 Baseball parallels as where as an easy break down of where to find them.

2014 Topps Baseball Parallel Guide

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Black #/63

2014 Topps Series 1 Black Yasiel Puig 216x300 Image

Where to find them: Hobby and Jumbo

Camo #/99

2014 Topps Series 1 Camo Manny Machado 212x300 Image

Where to find them: All Packs

Gold #/2014

2014 Topps Series 1 Gold Taijuan Walker 212x300 Image

Where to find them: All Packs

Pink #/50

2014 Topps Series 1 Pink Derek Jeter 216x300 Image

Where to find them: All Packs

Printing Plates

2014 Topps Series 1 Printing Plate Yoenis Cespedes 215x300 Image

Where to find them: Hobby and Jumbo

Red

2014 Topps Series 1 Red Xander Bogaerts 212x300 Image

Where to find them: Target

Yellow

2014 Topps Series 1 Yellow Yu Darvish 211x300 Image

Where to find them: Retail Hanger Boxes

Blue

2014 Topps Series 1 Blue Mike Trout 215x300 Image

Where to find them: Walmart

Clear Stock #/10

2014 Topps Series 1 Clear Wil Myers 211x300 Image

Where to find them: Hobby (not Jumbo)

Green

2014 Topps Series 1 Green Coco Crisp 214x300 Image

Where to find them: Retail Rack Packs

Platinum 1/1

2014 Topps Series 1 Platinum Brandon Barnes 213x300 Image

Where to find them: All Packs

Purple

2014 Topps Series 1 Purple Bryce Harper 213x300 Image

Where to find them: Toys 'R Us

Red-Hot Foil

2014 Topps Series 1 Red Hot Foil Buster Posey 209x300 Image

Where to find them: All Packs

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2014 Topps Series1 Stephen Strasburg (Blue) Upper Class Jersey Relic #66 99
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2014 Topps Series 1 Red Hot Foil Parallel #103 AL Lead M Cabrera J Mauer M Trout
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2014 Topps Series 1 Baseball 661 Bryce Harper Black Framed Rookie Reprint 98 199
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2014 Topps Series 1" YELLOW Parallel" Aaron Hicks #12
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2014 TOPPS SERIES 1 HYUN-JIN RYU #40 YELLOW PARALLEL VARIATION
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1 1? ERROR 2014 TOPPS SERIES 1 RED HOT FOIL #246 EDUARDO NUNEZ NEW YORK YANKEES
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2014 Topps Series Two Jordy Mercer #418 Yellow Printing Plate 1 of 1 Pirates
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2014 Topps Series 1 - Joe Mauer #125 - Yellow Parallel variation + Walmart Blue
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2014 Topps Series 1 Cal Ripken Jr Gold Framed Metal RC Reprint 20 25 Rare
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2014 Topps Series 1 & Series 2 PICK 10 (or more!) RED SPARKLE parallel cards
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2014 TOPPS SERIES 1 CAMO #231 J.R. MURPHY RC #44 99 YANKEES
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2014 TOPPS SERIES 1 CAMO #264 HUSTON STREET #67 99 PADRES ANGELS
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2014 14 TOPPS BASEBALL SERIES 2 CARLOS BELTRAN CYAN PRINT PLATE PRESS 1 1
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2014 Topps Series 1 Kevin Correia clear acetate parallel card #06 10 card #120
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SAMUEL DEDUNO 2014 Topps Series 2 PLATINUM BORDER 1 1 Twins #463
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2014 Topps Series 1 Adeiny Hechavarria clear acetate parallel card #08 10
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User Comments

  1. Are there Parallel Cards for the Short Print Cards.

    Example – For #14 Yoenis Cespedes, Oakland Athletics would there actually be 39 different cards (13 of each variation)

  2. Andrew Rupprecht ยป No. Variations just have the one version.

  3. Hi Ryan, Love your site and reviews. I had a question for you on the 2014 Topps Baseball Series 2 Parallels – I recently bought a retail hanger box at Target and instead of Yellow Parallels I pulled two Orange Parallels. Are these only suppose to be with the Hobby set – did I pick a hot hanger box? Please let me know what you think. I appreciate your help. Thanks, Kyle O’Mara

  4. I believe they changed things up for Series 2. Not sure why.

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