2016 Topps Baseball Retail Factory Set Rookie Variations Gallery

2016 Topps Baseball Retail Factory Set Rookie Variations Gallery

While variations are most associated with ripping packs of the mainstream releases like flagship Topps and then identifying the limited short prints, collectors can acquire several for top 2016 rookies by just buying the correct factory set. The 2016 Topps Baseball Retail Factory Set Rookie Variations are only found in the retail edition of the 2016 Topps Baseball Complete Set boxes.

The basic variation cards feature five standout rookies, including Kyle Schwarber, Miguel Sano, Corey Seager, Michael Conforto, and Luis Severino. These offer simple image swaps and the five cards add to the complete 700-card sets for 2016 Topps Series 1 and Series 2. While there has been a mix in previous years, all rookies featured are from Series 1.

It is important to mention that the complete factory sets come in both Hobby and Retail versions. Helping collectors spot the differences, the Hobby and Retail boxes each note the exclusive cards inside. The red Hobby boxes include exclusive Orange parallels while the blue Retail boxes contain the rookie variations.

All the 2016 Topps Baseball Retail Factory Set Rookie Variations are shown below with a side-by-side comparison to their Series 1 counterparts.

2016 Topps Baseball Retail Factory Set box

2016 Topps Baseball Retail Factory Set Rookie Variations Visual Checklist

Click on the listings below to shop for cards on eBay.

66 Kyle Schwarber - Chicago Cubs

Base: Pinstripe uniform
Retail Set Variation: Gray uniform

Base

2016 Topps Series 1 Baseball Base 66 Kyle Schwarber

Retail Set Variation

2016 Topps Baseball Retail Factory Set Rookie Variations 66 Kyle Schwarber

78 Miguel Sano - Minnesota Twins

Base: Gray jersey
Retail Set Variation: Blue jersey

Base

2016 Topps Baseball Miguel Sano RC

Retail Set Variation

2016 Topps Baseball Retail Factory Set Rookie Variations 78 Miguel Sano

85 Corey Seager - Los Angeles Dodgers

Base: Batting, white uniform
Retail Set Variation: Throwing, gray uniform

Base

2016 Topps Series 1 Baseball Base 85 Corey Seager

Retail Set Variation

2016 Topps Baseball Retail Factory Set Rookie Variations 85 Corey Seager

232 Michael Conforto - New York Mets

Base: Batting
Retail Set Variation: Fielding

Base

2016 Topps Series 1 Baseball Base 232 Michael Conforto

Retail Set Variation

2016 Topps Baseball Retail Factory Set Rookie Variations 232 Michael Conforto

265 Luis Severino - New York Yankees

Base: Pinstripe uniform (horizontal)
Retail Set Variation: Gray uniform (vertical)

Base

2016 Topps Series 1 Baseball Base 265 Luis Severino

Retail Set Variation

2016 Topps Baseball Retail Factory Set Rookie Variations 265 Luis Severino

Top eBay Listings

2016 Topps #78C Miguel Sano RC Dark Jersey Factory Variation Twins QTY Available
$3.60

5 Card Set 2016 Topps Factory Variation Complete Set Severino Conforto Schwarber
$18.95

2016 Topps #265 Luis Severino Rookie Card Variation and Regular.
$4.98

2016 Topps #78 Miguel Sano Rookie Card Variation and Regular, plus Bowman #NG-17
$6.48

2016 Topps #232 Michael Conforto Rookie Card Variation
$4.99

2016 Topps #66 Kyle Schwarber Rookie Card Variation
$7.99

2016 Topps Corey Seager FIELDING RC Variation LA DODGERS HTF
$9.99

2016 Topps MICHAEL CONFORTO #131 Rookie Cards Base + Photo Variation Mets
$7.99

2016 TOPPS KYLE SCHWARBER SSP ROOKIE CARD PHOTO VARIATION RC CUBS SHORT PRINT
$5.99

2016 Topps #232 Michael Conforto Rookie Card Variation 10 Card Lot
$29.99

2016 Topps #232 Michael Conforto Rookie Card Variation 50 Card Lot
$149.99

2016 Topps #265 Luis Severino Rookie Card Variation 50 Card Lot
$149.99

2016 Topps #265 Luis Severino Rookie Card Variation 10 Card Lot
$29.99

2016 Topps #78 Miguel Sano Rookie Card Variation 50 Card Lot
$149.99

Corey Seager 2016 Topps Photo Variation SP Short Print RC Rookie #85 - DODGERS
$31.99

2016 Topps Corey Seager Retail Factory Set Rookie Variation Card #85
$10.00
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