Mike Piazza, Joey Votto Among 2015 Topps Garbage Pail Kids Baseball Autographs

Mike Piazza, Joey Votto Among 2015 Topps Garbage Pail Kids Baseball Autographs

When 2015 Topps Garbage Pail Kids Series 1 was first announced, the card maker mentioned that baseball was going to have a prominent role in the release. But it looked as though it was limited to some base cards and a handful of inserts including some based on Topps' past. What wasn't announced was the fact that they added some autographs from actual baseball superstars.

Yes, the 2015 Topps Garbage Pail Kids Baseball Autographs feature MLB players.

Each of the cards has a GPK-inspired renditions of the featured players. That said, they're not easily recognizable, especially since the artists couldn't use team colors as Brent Engstrom noted on Facebook due to "legal stuff."

The cards are not numbered. The design is based on 2015 Topps Baseball.

A full checklist of autograph signers and odds for the GPK Baseball Autographs hasn't been announced.

Here's a look at the cards that have surfaced so far.

2015 Topps Garbage Pail Kids Series 1 Baseball Autographs Gallery

Josh Donaldson

2015 Garbage Pail Kids Autographs Josh Donaldson

Manny Machado

Mike Piazza

2015 Garbage Pail Kids Autographs Mike Piazza

Joey Votto

2015 Garbage Pail Kids Autographs Joey Votto

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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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