2011 Baseball Cards
The St. Louis Cardinals earned the top spot in baseball in 2011, winning their second title in six years. This time they had a little help from a squirrel who briefly enjoyed his own cardboard fame in 2012 Topps Baseball.
2011 was all about Bryce Harper prospect cards. Harper was close to his major league debut and a collector frenzy was beginning to build. Other popular prospect cards include Jurickson Profar, Brett Lawrie, Starling Marte, Matt Moore, Jose Fernandez, and Jean Segura. Official rookie cards can be found for Mike Trout and Paul Goldschmidt.
2011 Baseball Card Sets. Browse 2011 Baseball Card Set Info, Product Reviews, Hobby Box Price Comparisons, Hot Singles, and Checklists.
The MVP of prospecting products returns for another season of high quality rookie and prospects auto chasing this May. 2011 Bowman Baseball will bring much of the same that has made it one of the hobby’s heavy hitters for the last decade as well as some interesting new inclusions including International Parallels, 1994 Bowman’s Best inserts, Bowman Buyback Cut Signatures and 60th anniversary autographs. On a side note, Bryce Harper’s first Bowman auto wearing an MLB uniform will appear in the product.
2011 Bowman Draft Picks & Prospects Baseball caps off another year of popular Bowman and Bowman Chrome sets. The format doesn’t change much with prospects, Chrome Autographs and Refractors leading the way.
2011 Bowman Platinum Baseball is back with several different Bryce Harper autographs. Browse the set checklist, product review, product highlights, and price comparisons in our Bowman Platinum card guide.
2011 Bowman Sterling Baseball is an all about the rookies, prospects and hits. Each box promises 13 autographs and seven relics, including a variety of refractors. Don’t expect any veterans and legends because you won’t find them.
2011 Donruss Elite Extra Edition Baseball includes a comprehensive checklist of more than 150 prospect autographs, which are distributed at a rate of 6 per hobby box.
In the Game, better known for hockey cards ventures into the world of minor league baseball this January with the release of their hit-centric 2011 Heroes & Prospects Series 1. Every card in ITG’s high-end prospect product features an autograph, piece of memorabilia or both.
2011 Just Minors Mystery Balls is a reasonably priced option for autographed baseball collectors. Each box includes one signed ball from a solid checklist of current veterans, some choice prospects and a couple of Hall of Famers.
2011 Just Minors Mystery Canvas Baseball checklist, product info, reviews and boxes for sale. Just Minors aims to decorate collectors’ man caves with an autographed canvas print in every box. The checklist includes Jason Heyward, John Smoltz, Josh Hamilton and David Price.
2011 Leaf Best of Baseball promises collectors one cut signature card and one graded buyback card (rookie, pre-1970 vintage star or modern autograph or memorabilia card) per pack.
2011 Leaf Ink Baseball is all about the autographs. Every pack has four signed and slabbed buyback cards and a 1/1 cut signature card.
2011 Leaf Metal Draft Baseball details, card gallery, highlights, hot auctions, price comparisons and other information. Packs include six on-card signatures from some of the game’s top prospects. It’s also the first baseball card set to include Ichiro autographs in several years.
One of the most unique sets to come out in some time, 2011 Leaf Pete Rose Legacy Baseball includes an autograph from the all-time hits leader in every box. The big draw will be the inscriptions many of the cards have.
Offering eight on-card autographs per pack, 2011 Leaf Valiant Draft Baseball is a prospect-driven release. Cards carry a design reminiscent of the Crusade inserts from the 90s, complete with multiple color parallels.
2011 Limited Baseball sees the return of the popular brand with the high-end production values that made it popular in the mid-90s. Seven-card boxes come with three hits, including at least two autographs. Gold- and silver-embedded signature cards are among the set’s other highlights.
Panini is sticking with a prospect focus for their second MLBPA-licensed baseball card release, 2011 Playoff Contenders Baseball, which includes autographs from 150 up-and-coming stars. Boxes come with six autographs, including two on-card signatures.
2011 Playoff Prime Cuts digs deep into the history of baseball, boasting high-end hits from several eras of the game’s best. Single-pack boxes come with five cards, at least two of which are autographs.
Upper Deck’s legendary cut signature product returns to the hobby this June, featuring a slimmed down checklist that cuts straight to the hits. The checklist is highlighted by legendary leaders from yesteryear including George Washington, JFK, Bill Clinton and Ronald Reagan. Each $200-$250 box of 2011 SP Legendary Cuts will deliver one Cut Signature.
2011 Allen & Ginter returns for a sixth season of mystery, oddities, rip cards and code cracking this July. Browse the full set checklist, product reviews, set highlights, and much more.
Attax returns for another season of strategy based baseball card fun. 2011 Topps Attax features new card design, new packaging and a revamped and expanded game format that now includes base hits, base running, fielding and bag swiping. Attax is currently slated to release in late April of this year.
2011 Topps Chrome Baseball product review, details, card gallery, highlights and other information. The latest installment is highlighted by USA Baseball Redemption Autographs, USA Baseball Team Set Redemptions, 60th Anniversary Autographs and a Rookie Autograph checklist featuring names like Belt, Freeman, Tsuyoshi and Pineda.
Gypsy Queen Baseball is a first year baseball card offering modeled after the 1887 N174 set with the same name. From early pictures and details, Gypsy Queen is built in the mold of Topps’ franchise flashback product Allen & Ginter, rather than other old tyme offerings like Heritage and T206. 2011 Topps Gypsy Queen is set to hit hobby store shelves in late April of next year featuring 4 hits and plenty of oddities per 24-pack hobby box.
2011 Topps Heritage returns for another season of old school fun this March. The latest installment of Heritage pays homage to the wood bordered 1962 Topps set. Each 24-pack box of 2011 Topps Heritage will deliver 1 relic or auto and plenty of intriguing inserts, parallels and short prints.
2011 Topps Lineage details, product review, price comparisons, card gallery, highlights and top singles. It’s an all-new baseball card offering that stirs up the ghosts of Topps’ cardboard past.
2011 Topps Opening Day is a low-end baseball card offering geared toward kids and collectors looking to get a jump on the 2011 baseball card season. New in 2011 are intentional errors, glow-in-the-dark cards, and 3-D cards.
2011 Topps Pro Debut has officially returned for the brand’s sophomore season of MiLB licensed fun. Browse the full set checklist, product highlights, top auctions, and more.
2011 Topps celebrates it’s Diamond Anniversary through a 60-year retrospective of both the hobby and the game of baseball. All the bells and whistles of past Topps sets will be present with a slew of celebratory aspects, including the Diamond Giveaway, Legends and Diamond Sparkle variations, and plenty of autographs.
2011 Topps Series 2 Baseball picks up where Series 1 left off. The Diamond Anniversary is still the focus and a new slate of Diamond Sparkle variations offer an intriguing chase. Hobby boxes promise 1 autograph or relic and Jumbo boxes yield 1 autographs and 2 relics.
2011 Topps Tier One Baseball is a new high-end brand that promises baseball card collectors two on-card autographs per pack. The large signature checklists include current stars, young stars and retired fan favorites.
Topps Tribute returns for a third season of high-end, old school baseball card action this April. The product promises to be an improvement over past incarnations with the addition of book cards and a host of other intriguing new cards. 2011 Topps Tribute will deliver 6 hits and is expected to carry a box price of around $250.
2011 Topps Triple Threads details, card gallery, highlights, hot auctions, price comparison and other information. The set returns for another season of high-end baseball card hijinks, this time packing double the hits per box and several intriguing new additions.
2011 Topps USA Baseball details, review, card gallery, highlights and box sets for sale. Every box set includes a 61-card base set, five autographs, two autographed triple relics and three game-used relics.
Back for a third-straight year, the 2011 edition of TriStar Obak Baseball once again mixes retired and future stars. Each box promises four total cards, including one cut signature.
Pursuit returns this April for another season of baseball card prospecting. Early names on the checklist include Mike Trout, Manny Machado, Jameson Taillon and Wil Myers. Each $75 hobby box delivers 6 autographs, 5 numbered cards, 5 short prints and 2 Obak Preview cards.