Taking classic and not-so-classic designs from Topps' long history, 2019 Topps Throwback Thursday offers a variety of earlier card styles combined with current stars or relevant commemorative releases.
The fourth edition of the Throwback Thursday line is very similar to the previous TBT sets. Sold for approximately one week, each individual release is provided as a small set straight from the Topps online store.
2019 Topps Throwback Thursday Baseball Set Details
Issued nearly every week—2018 had 43 sets—the standard 2019 Topps Throwback Thursday Baseball set includes six cards for $19.99, with shipping included in the cost. Although baseball players are normally the focus, Topps has slipped in a few non-MLB releases, but they are uncommon. As far as the inspiration, the entire Topps portfolio is in play, including past football, hockey and basketball designs, as well as non-sport releases.
The actual sets are not serial numbered but Topps does reveal the final print run after the timeframe ends so collectors know the rarity of each option. The print-to-order model means that production is capped at the number of sets ordered over seven days. After that, the set is retired for good.
Check back for updates to the 2019 Topps Throwback Thursday Baseball guide. Full checklists and print runs are provided below along with an example image for every set.
2019 Topps Throwback Thursday Baseball Checklist
Set 1 - 2019 Hall of Fame Ballot Candidates on 1999 Topps BB Design
2 Todd Helton - Colorado Rockies
3 Andruw Jones - Atlanta Braves
4 Roger Clemens - Boston Red Sox
5 Fred McGriff - Toronto Blue Jays
6 Andy Pettite - New York Yankees
Set 2 - MLB Captains on 1976 Star Trek Design - Buy on Topps
8 Carl Yastrzemski - Boston Red Sox
9 Gary Carter - New York Mets
10 Duke Snider - Brooklyn Dodgers
11 Willie Stargell - Pittsburgh Pirates
12 Barry Larkin - Cincinnati Reds