All You Need to Know About 2012 Bowman Baseball Retail Prospects Autographs

All You Need to Know About 2012 Bowman Baseball Retail Prospects Autographs

With different autographs in both retail and hobby packs, 2012 Bowman Baseball has plenty of signature options. While hobby packs come with Bowman Chrome Autographs, retail packs carry their own exclusive base Bowman ink. The lineups and configurations for both hobby and retail are different.

Retail packs are the exclusive home to Bryce Harper white-bordered autographs. While hobby packs have the budding superstar's signature on both the Bowman Black and Lucky Redemptions, retail packs may represent the most plentiful 2012 Bowman Baseball Bryce Harper autographs. The Bowman Black cards are numbered to 25. Lucky Redemptions are limited to 100 copies across both hobby and retail packs.

2012 Bowman Prospects retail autographs come with a base version as well as three parallels: Blue (#/500), Orange (#/250) and Red (1/1). Bryce Harper's autograph parallels are much more limited. His Blue cards are numbered to 35 while his Orange parallels are numbered to 15. Regular prospect autographs fall 1:22 retail packs. Parallel odds are 1:124 packs for Blue, 1:242 for Orange and 1:14,000 for Red. All 2012 Bowman Prospects retail autographs use clear signed stickers.

Below is a guide for all the 2012 Bowman Retail Prospects Autographs, including players, card images and notations of earlier Bowman autographs.

2012 Bowman Baseball Retail Prospects Autographs Breakdown

BPA-AW Allen Webster, Los Angeles Dodgers

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Drafted: 18th Round, 2008
Previous Bowman Autographs: 2010 Bowman Platinum, 2011 Bowman Chrome

BPA-BH Bryce Harper, Washington Nationals

(Blue Autographs are numbered to 35 and Orange Autographs are numbered to 15.)

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Drafted: First Overall, 2011
Previous Bowman Autographs: 2010 Bowman Draft AFLAC, 2010 Bowman Chrome USA Buybacks, 2011 Bowman, 2011 Bowman Chrome, 2011 Bowman Draft Green, 2011 Bowman Draft Autographed Relic, 2011 Bowman Platinum, 2011 Bowman Platinum Dual Autographs (with Jameson Taillon), 2011 Bowman Sterling

BPA-CH Chad Huffman, Cleveland Indians

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Drafted: 2nd Round, 2006
Previous Bowman Autographs: 2006 Bowman Chrome Draft, 2006 Bowman Sterling

BPA-CP Carlos Perez, Atlanta Braves

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Drafted: N/A
Previous Bowman Autographs: 2011 Bowman Chrome

BPA-DS Dwight Smith,Toronto Blue Jays

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Drafted: 1st Round, 2011
Previous Bowman Autographs: none

BPA-JF Jose Fernandez, Miami Marlins

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Drafted: 1st Round, 2011
Previous Bowman Autographs: 2011 Bowman Chrome Draft, 2011 Bowman Sterling

BPA-JG Jedd Gyorko, San Diego Padres

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Drafted: 2nd Round, 2010
Previous Bowman Autographs: 2011 Bowman Chrome

BPA-JK Joe Kelly, St. Louis Cardinals

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Drafted: 3rd Round, 2009
Previous Bowman Autographs: 2010 Bowman Platinum, 2011 Bowman Draft, 2011 Bowman Sterling

BPA-JV Jordany Valdespin, New York Mets

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Drafted: N/A
Previous Bowman Autographs: None

BPA-KK Kyle Kubitza, Atlanta Braves

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Drafted: 3rd Round, 2011
Previous Bowman Autographs: None

BPA-KW Kolten Wong, St. Louis Cardinals

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Drafted: 1st Round, 2011 (Was also previously drafted in the 16th round of the 2008 draft)
Previous Bowman Autographs: 2011 Bowman Chrome Draft, 2011 Bowman Sterling

BPA-MA Matt Adams, St. Louis Cardinals

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Drafted: 23rd Round, 2009
Previous Bowman Autographs: None

BPA-ML Matt Lipka, Atlanta Braves

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Drafted: 1st Round, 2010
Previous Bowman Autographs:  2010 Bowman Draft AFLAC, 2010 Bowman Sterling

BPA-MO Mike Olt, Texas Rangers

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Drafted: 1st Round, 2010
Previous Bowman Autographs: 2010 Bowman Chrome Draft, 2010 Bowman Sterling

BPA-RG Robbie Grossman, Pittsburgh Pirates

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Drafted: 6th Round, 2008
Previous Bowman Autographs: 2009 Bowman Chrome, 2009 Bowman Sterling

BPA-SB Sean Buckley, Cincinnati Reds

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Drafted: 6th Round, 2011 (Previously drafted in the 29th round of the 2008 draft.)
Previous Bowman Autographs: none

BPA-SG Sonny Gray, Oakland Athletics

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Drafted: 1st Round, 2011 (Previously drafted in the 27th round of the 2008 draft.)
Previous Bowman Autographs: 2010 Bowman Platinum Autographed Relic, 2010 Bowman Platinum Dual Autographs, 2010 Bowman Platinum Dual Autographed Relics (with Gerrit Cole), 2010 Bowman Platinum Hexagraphs, 2010 Bowman Platinum Triple Autographs (with Gerrit Cole and Matt Barnes), 2010 Bowman Sterling USA Autographs, 2010 Bowman Sterling USA Dual Autographs (with George Springer), 2011 Bowman Chrome Draft, 2011 Bowman Sterling

BPA-TA Tyler Anderson, Colorado Rockies

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Drafted: 1st Round, 2011 (Previously drafted in the 50th round of the 2008 draft.)
Previous Bowman Autographs: 2010 Bowman Platinum Autographed Relic, 2010 Bowman Platinum Dual Autographs (with Scott McGough), 2010 Bowman Platinum Dual Relic Autograph (with Brian Johnson), 2010 Bowman Platinum Hexagraphs, 2010 Bowman Platinum Triple Autographs (with Brian Johnson and Brett Mooneyham), 2010 Bowman Sterling USA Autographs, 2010 Bowman Sterling USA Dual Autographs (with Scott McGough), 2011 Bowman Chrome Draft, 2011 Bowman Sterling

BPA-TG Taylor Guerrieri, Tampa Bay Rays

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Drafted: 1st Round, 2011
Previous Bowman Autographs: 2011 Bowman Chrome Draft, 2011 Bowman Sterling

BPA-TT Trayce Thompson, Chicago White Sox

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Drafted: 2nd Round, 2009
Previous Bowman Autographs: 2010 Bowman Chrome

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    CARL (ID 111203) These are from 2012 Bowman Baseball. 2012 Bowman Draft is hobby exclusive.

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