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2013 Leaf Rookie Retro Trading Cards

2013 Leaf Rookie Retro Trading Cards

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2013 Leaf Rookie Retro is all about giving collectors a second chance at some of the biggest rookies that may have eluded them, either because of rarity or the fact that their card budget isn't big enough.

Every box comes with just two cards. The first is a rookie buyback that's either graded or a signed rookie card that's been verified as authentic and slabbed. Graded rookies cover the biggest names in sports. Collectors can hunt for everything from a BGS 9.5 1986-87 Fleer Michael Jordan to a BGS 9.5 1993 SP Derek Jeter to a BGS 9.5 1980 Topps Larry Bird, Magic Johnson, Julius Erving. A pair of the top cards from the past couple of years are also in the product: a 2011 Topps Chrome Colin Kaepernick Autographed Superfractor and 2012 Topps Chrome Robert Griffin III Autographed Superfractor.

2013 Leaf Rookie Retro buyback autographs are all verified as authentic and encased. Roger Maris, Willie Mays and Sandy Koufax are just a few of the signed cards in the product.

Leaf acquired the buybacks off the secondary market to create the product.

New to 2013 Leaf Rookie Retro are Genetic Matrix inserts. The cards use Leaf's new colored etching technology and come with different parallels numbered as low as 1/1. Genetic Matrix cards are inserted one per box.

Product Configuration: 1 pack per box, 2 cards per pack
Price Point: High-End Multi-Sport Card
Target Audience: Hit Seekers, Rookie Card Collectors, Autograph Collectors

2013 Leaf Rookie Retro Box Break

  • 1 Graded Rookie Buyback or Autographed Rookie Buyback
  • 1 Leaf Matrix Card
  • 2 Total Cards
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Set Checklist

2013 Leaf Rookie Retro Checklist

Genetic Matrix Checklist

25 cards. Inserted one per box.

PARALLEL CARDS: Green #/50, Pink #/10, Gold #/5, Orange 1/1

GM-AR1 Addison Russell
GM-BB1 Bradley Beal
GM-BB2 Byron Buxton
GM-CC1 Carlos Correa
GM-CP1 Cordarrelle Patterson
GM-DAH DeAndre Hopkins
GM-DD1 David Dahl
GM-DL1 Damian Lillard
GM-DR1 Denard Robinson
GM-DW1 Dion Waiters
GM-EJM E.J. Manuel
GM-EL1 Eddie Lacy
GM-GB1 Giovani Bernard
GM-GS1 Geno Smith
GM-JG1 Joey Gallo
GM-JSS1 Jorge Soler
GM-LJ1 Landry Jones
GM-MB1 Matt Barkley
GM-MG1 Mike Glennon
GM-ML1 Marcus Lattimore
GM-MT1 Manti Te'o
GM-MZ1 Mike Zunino
GM-TA1 Tavon Austin
GM-TW1 Tyler Wilson
GM-YP1 Yasiel Puig
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Ryan is a former member of The Cardboard Connection Writing Staff.   His collecting origins began with winter bike rides to the corner store, tossing a couple of quarters onto the counter and peddling home with a couple packs of O-Pee-Chee hockey in his pocket. Today, he continues to build sets, go after inserts with cool technologies, chase Montreal Expos and finish off his John Jaha master collection.

User Reviews


is there a full list of the included graded rookies?

Ryan Cracknell
Ryan Cracknell

emeekins One was not supplied.

tony d.
tony d.

VERY sold names on the high end. A gamble, but a high risk, high reward gamble!



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