2013 Topps Strata Football Rookie Variations Guide

2013 Topps Strata Football Rookie Variations Guide

If you're a player collector, team collector or set builder, you may want to play close attention to what you're getting with 2013 Topps  Strata Football. Like last year, the set has both hobby and retail versions. Like last year, rookies in both versions use different photos. The result is 50 different 2013 Topps Strata Football rookie variations.

For the most part, you need a very keen eye to tell the differences between the two. Most of the photos are very subtle in their changes. Balls switch hands, players turn different ways and things like that.

Shop for 2013 Topps Strata Football rookies.

From a collecting standpoint, neither should be very expensive. Strata is one of the more affordable sets of the year. So it's not a pricey short print situation.

What if things were a little easier?

They are.

Below you'll see side-by-side comparisons of the 2013 Topps Strata Football hobby and retail rookies so you know which version you're buying.

2013 Topps Strata Football Rookie Variations Visual Guide

Click on the links to shop for individual players.

3 Ryan Nassib, New York Giants

Hobby: hands at head level
Retail: hands at chest

Hobby

2013 Topps Strata Football Rookie Variations Guide 1

Retail

2013 Topps Strata Football Rookie Variations Guide 2

4 Landry Jones, Pittsburgh Steelers

Hobby: one hand on ball
Retail: two hands on ball

Hobby

2013 Topps Strata Football Rookie Variations Guide 3

Retail

2013 Topps Strata Football Rookie Variations Guide 4

9 Stedman Bailey, St. Louis Rams

Hobby: one hand on ball
Retail: two hands on ball

Hobby

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Retail

2013 Topps Strata Football Rookie Variations Guide 6

11 Kenjon Barner, Carolina Panthers

Hobby: dark visor
Retail: eyes visible

Hobby

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Retail

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12 Matt Barkley, Philadelphia Eagles

Hobby: back jersey number showing
Retail: front jersey number showing

Hobby

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Retail

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13 Vance McDonald, San Francisco 49ers

Hobby: left hand out
Retail: left hand visible

Hobby

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Retail

2013 Topps Strata Football Rookie Variations Guide 12

15 Robert Woods, Buffalo Bills

Hobby: catching
Retail: running

Hobby

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Retail

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17 Giovani Bernard, Cincinnati Bengals

Hobby: no Nike Swoosh on shorts
Retail: Nike Swoosh on shorts

Hobby

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Retail

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24 Knile Davis, Kansas City Chiefs

Hobby: sock hidden
Retail: sock visible

Hobby

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Retail

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31 Dee Milliner, New York Jets

Hobby: crouching
Retail: knees to side

Hobby

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Retail

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32 Quinton Patton, San Francisco 49ers

Hobby: two hands on ball
Retail: one hand on ball

Hobby

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Retail

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36 Dion Jordan, Miami Dolphins

Hobby: hand up
Retail: leaning forward

Hobby

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Retail

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38 Tyler Eifert, Cincinnati Bengals

Hobby: no ball
Retail: with ball

Hobby

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Retail

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46 Jarvis Jones, Pittsburgh Steelers

Hobby: yellow shorts
Retail: black shorts

Hobby

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Retail

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50 Stepfan Taylor, Arizona Cardinals

Hobby: no Swoosh on shorts
Retail: both arms at chest

Hobby

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Retail

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51 Keenan Allen, San Diego Chargers

Hobby: one hand on ball
Retail: both hands across chest

Hobby

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Retail

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52 Mike Glennon, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Hobby: looking right, turned more
Retail: looking left, 8 more visible on front of jersey

Hobby

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Retail

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54 Eric Reid, San Francisco 49ers

Hobby: red jerssey
Retail: white jersey

Hobby

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Retail

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55 Josh Boyce, New England Patriots

Hobby: catching
Retail: running

Hobby

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Retail

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60 Markus Wheaton, Pittsburgh Steelers

Hobby: ball in right hand, knees in
Retail: ball in left hand, leg out

Hobby

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Retail

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65 Manti Te'o, San Diego Chargers

Hobby: standing
Retail: running

Hobby

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Retail

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68 Tavarres King, Denver Broncos

Hobby: white shorts
Retail: blue shorts

Hobby

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Retail

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73 Gavin Escobar, Dallas Cowboys

Hobby: turned, legs out
Retail: running forward

Hobby

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Retail

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83 EJ Manuel, Buffalo Bills

Hobby: turned to side
Retail: two hands on ball

Hobby

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Retail

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86 Christine Michael, Seattle Seahawks

Hobby: ball in right hand, leaning out
Retail: ball in left hand

Hobby

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Retail

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89 Andre Ellington, Arizona Cardinals

Hobby: left leg out
Retail: legs together

Hobby

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Retail

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90 Montee Ball, Denver Broncos

Hobby: facing forward
Retail: turned to side

Hobby

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Retail

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92 Aaron Dobson, New England Patriots

Hobby: running forward
Retail: turned to side

Hobby

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Retail

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94 DeAndre Hopkins, Houston Texans

Hobby: left hand up
Retail: left hand across waist

Hobby

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Retail

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97 Tyler Wilson, Oakland Raiders

Hobby: one wristband
Retail: wristbands visible on both hands

Hobby

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Retail

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100 Mike Gillislee, Miami Dolphins

Hobby: ball in right hand
Retail: ball in left hand, leg out

Hobby

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Retail

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106 Terrance Williams, Dallas Cowboys

Hobby: facing forward
Retail: turned to side

Hobby

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Retail

2013 Topps Strata Football Rookie Variations Guide 64

110 Kenny Stills, New Orleans Saints

Hobby: ball in right hand, turned
Retail: ball in left hand

Hobby

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Retail

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111 D.J. Hayden, Oakland Raiders

Hobby: running
Retail: facing forward

Hobby

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Retail

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112 Ezekiel Ansah, Detroit Lions

Hobby: right hand across waist
Retail: right hand out

Hobby

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Retail

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116 Johnathan Franklin, Green Bay Packers

Hobby: ball in right hand, knees out
Retail: ball in left hand, running

Hobby

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Retail

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117 Geno Smith, New York Jets

Hobby: turned sideways
Retail: knee showing

Hobby

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Retail

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124 Denard Robinson, Jacksonville Jaguars

Hobby: one hand on ball
Retail: two hands on ball

Hobby

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Retail

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125 Eddie Lacy, Green Bay Packers

Hobby: one hand on ball
Retail: two hands on ball

Hobby

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Retail

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128 Barkevious Mingo, Cleveland Browns

Hobby: both hands showing
Retail: hands down

Hobby

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Retail

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129 Cordarrelle Patterson, Minnesota Vikings

Hobby: catching
Retail: running

Hobby

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Retail

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131 Cobi Hamilton, Cincinnati Bengals

Hobby: ball in left hand
Retail: ball in right hand

Hobby

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Retail

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136 Justin Hunter, Tennessee Titans

Hobby: leaning forward
Retail: turned to side

Hobby

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Retail

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137 Zach Ertz, Philadelphia Eagles

Hobby: no ball
Retail: with ball

Hobby

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Retail

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139 Marquise Goodwin, Buffalo Bills

Hobby: ball in right hand
Retail: ball in left hand

Hobby

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Retail

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143 Le'Veon Bell, Pittsburgh Steelers

Hobby: ball in right hand
Retail: ball in left hand

Hobby

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Retail

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145 Marcus Lattimore, San Francisco 49ers

Hobby: leg out
Retail: both legs together

Hobby

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Retail

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147 Jordan Reed, Washington Redskins

Hobby: turned to side
Retail: running forward

Hobby

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Retail

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149 Tavon Austin, St. Louis Rams

Hobby: turned to side
Retail: facing forward

Hobby

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Retail

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150 Joseph Randle, Dallas Cowboys

Hobby: turned to side
Retail: facing forward

Hobby

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Retail

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Ryan Cracknell

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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.

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    Why do some of the retail cards not have prices yet, are they that scarce?

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