Like a lot of recent sets, 2012 Topps Heritage Minor League Baseball variation short prints give collectors an added challenge. The set has 25 variations, all of which follow a similar pattern that is easy to recognize, even at a glance.
The easiest way to tell a 2012 Topps Heritage Minor League Baseball variation from the regular base card is by the circle at the bottom of the card. Base cards have a team logo in the circle. Variations have a small black and white player photo. The color of the nameplate is also different.
2012 Topps Heritage Minor League Baseball variations are inserted 1:69 packs, which translates into about every third box. While not terribly tough individually, putting together a full set should prove to be a bit of a challenge.
Below is a complete checklist of all variations. Where available, we've also included images.
2012 Topps Heritage Minor League Baseball Variation Short Prints
1 Gerrit Cole, Bradenton Marauders
2 Dylan Bundy, Frederick Keys
3 Archie Bradley, South Bend Silver Hawks
4 Danny Hultzen, Jackson Generals
5 Jurickson Profar, Fresco Roughriders
6 Miguel Sano, Beloit Snappers
7 Manny Machado, Bowie Baysox
9 Francisco Lindor, Lake County Captains
10 Billy Hamilton, Bakersfield Blaze
11 Mike Olt, Frisco Roughriders
13 Christian Yelich, Jupiter Hammerheads
14 Gary Brown, Richmond Flying Squirrels
15 Jake Marisnick, Dunedin Blue Jays
16 Casey Kelly, Tucson Padres
17 Gary Sanchez, Charleston Riverdogs
18 Nick Castellanos, Lakeland Flying Tigers
19 Jameson Taillon, Bradenton Marauders
21 Rymer Liriano, Lake Elsinore Storm
96 Jackie Bradley Jr., Salem Red Sox
104 Cody Buckel, Myrtle Beach Pelicans
156 Jose Campos, Charlestown Riverdogs
202 Dante Bichette Jr., Charleston Riverdogs
206 Oscar Taveras, Springfield Cardinals
213 Taijuan Walker, Jackson Generals
223 Javier Baez, Peoria Chiefs