2018 Bowman Big League Breakthrough Baseball Cards ChecklistBrand: Bowman
Product DetailsFollow along with top prospects on their MLB journey via 2018 Bowman Big League Breakthrough cards. The promo set rewards collectors when prospects make it to the big leagues.
Where to Find 2018 Bowman Big League Breakthrough Cards
Exclusive to retail boxes of 2018 Bowman Baseball, the 2018 Bowman Big League Breakthrough cards are pretty tough pulls at 1:164 packs. While those odds apply to most retail formats, Fat Packs are the exception at 1:75.
2018 Bowman Big League Breakthrough Game Details
Less of a game and more of a redemption program, 2018 Bowman Big League Breakthrough Baseball awards those who submit the card for a prospect who makes an official appearance in an MLB game during the 2018 regular season. Entries can either be made online using the code on the back of the card, or through the mail.
2018 Bowman Big League Breakthrough Prizes
If all requirements are satisfied, collectors win a Baseball Player Debut Prize, which is a special Bowman Big League card for the player in question. These winning cards are limited to 250 copies (or less) per player, or 10,000 across the entire 40-card set if all players make their debut in 2018. Topps indicated that individual player cards are seeded into packs equally. The print runs for the winning cards are shown in the checklist below.
There is also a drawing for a free card set that is associated with the promo. Fans who successfully enter and redeem a winning Big League Breakthrough card are eligible for the 1st Prize, which is a 43-card set of Bowman Chrome Prospect Autograph cards. A total of 10 sets are awarded.
Even if your redeemed Big League Breakthrough player does not get the call in 2018, you still have a shot at free cards. Winner and non-winner submissions are eligible for the Second Prize: a 150-card set of Bowman Chrome Prospect cards from 2018 Bowman Baseball. There are 75 winners picked for the 2nd Prize, which has now been revealed as a Canary Yellow Shimmer Refractor parallel set numbered to 75 copies.
Peruse the full 2018 Bowman Big League Breakthrough checklist to see which prospects are included in the set.
The players that ultimately debuted are listed with the print runs totals for each prize card issued.
2018 Bowman Big League Breakthrough Baseball Checklist
BL-AG Andres Gimenez - New York Mets
BL-AM Austin Meadows - Pittsburgh Pirates #/115 *
BL-AR Austin Riley - Atlanta Braves
BL-BH Brent Honeywell - Tampa Bay Rays
BL-BM Brendan McKay - Tampa Bay Rays
BL-CA Chance Adams - New York Yankees #/111*
BL-CB Casey Gillaspie - Chicago White Sox
BL-CR Corey Ray - Milwaukee Brewers
BL-DC Dylan Cozens - Philadelphia Phillies #/108 *
BL-EJ Eloy Jimenez - Chicago White Sox
BL-FTJ Fernando Tatis Jr. - San Diego Padres
BL-GT Gleyber Torres - New York Yankees #/143 *
BL-HG Hunter Greene - Cincinnati Reds
BL-JB Jake Bauers - Tampa Bay Rays #/115 *
BL-JG Jay Groome - Boston Red Sox
BL-JS Justus Sheffield - New York Yankees #/100 *
BL-JSA Jesus Sanchez - Tampa Bay Rays
BL-JSO Juan Soto - Washington Nationals #/137*
BL-KH Keston Hiura - Milwaukee Brewers
BL-LR Luis Robert - Chicago White Sox
BL-LT Leody Taveras - Texas Rangers
BL-MC Michael Chavis - Boston Red Sox
BL-MG MacKenzie Gore - San Diego Padres
BL-MK Michael Kopech - Chicago White Sox #/131 *
BL-MM Mickey Moniak - Philadelphia Phillies
BL-NG Nick Gordon - Minnesota Twins
BL-NS Nick Senzel - Cincinnati Reds
BL-PS Pavin Smith - Arizona Diamondbacks
BL-RA Ronald Acuna - Atlanta Braves #/145 *
BL-RL Royce Lewis - Minnesota Twins
BL-RM Ryan Mountcastle - Baltimore Orioles
BL-SB Shane Baz - Pittsburgh Pirates
BL-SK Scott Kingery - Philadelphia Phillies #/123 *
BL-SS Sixto Sanchez - Philadelphia Phillies
BL-TO Tyler O'Neill - St. Louis Cardinals #/124 *
BL-TT Taylor Trammell - Cincinnati Reds
BL-VGJ Vladimir Guerrero Jr. - Toronto Blue Jays
BL-WA Willy Adames - Tampa Bay Rays *