2020 Panini Absolute Baseball CardsBrand: Absolute Memorabilia
Expanding the MLBPA offering, 2020 Panini Absolute Baseball takes the seasoned brand to baseball fans as a standalone set.
Last issued under the Chronicles brand, the new product taps into the cardboard legacy of Absolute Memorabilia.
Priced at $200 (SRP), Hobby boxes should contain four autographs and two memorabilia cards.
2020 Panini Absolute Baseball Base / Inserts
According to Panini, "Absolute Baseball delivers the perfect balance of nostalgic hits with a modern twist."
For Hobby collectors, the base set adds exclusive parallels.
2020 Panini Absolute Baseball Base Parallels Breakdown
- Silver - #/199
- Spectrum Red - #/99
- Spectrum Gold - #/10
- Spectrum Black - 1/1
- Printing Plates - 1/1
- Spectrum Blue (2 per Blaster)
Moving to the inserts, 2020 Panini Absolute Baseball includes Absolute Legends for 20 all-time MLB greats.
There is also Rookie Round Up for 25 young stars in the making, and the dual-player One-Two Punch, which covers 10 notable teammate pairings.
2020 Panini Absolute Baseball Autographs / Relics
The 2020 Panini Absolute Baseball checklist also offers many hits, which combine to average six per Hobby box. Rookie Baseball Material Signatures utilizes baseball leather as the signing surface for some of the best rookies.
In addition, Iconic Ink is home to multiple styles.
This includes Iconic Ink duals and triples featuring multiple players per card.
Many collectors are likely familiar with the Tools of the Trade insert. The lineup consists of two-swatch, three-swatch, four-swatch and six-swatch versions.
As for the possible relics, Hobby-only memorabilia options include Rookie Materials and Team Tandem Materials.
There are also Retail-exclusive Rookie Threads and Rookie Threads Duals cards.
Estimated Release Date: July 8, 2020
Hobby Configuration: 10 cards per pack, 2 packs per box, 10 boxes per case
2020 Panini Absolute Baseball Hobby Box Break Average
- 4 Autographs
- 2 Relics
- 4 Inserts
- 2 #'d Parallels
2020 Panini Absolute Baseball Blaster Box Break Average
- 1 Autograph or Relic
- 2 Spectrum Blue Parallels, 2 Inserts, 2 Insert Parallels
These are mock-up images and not final cards. Designs and contents are subject to change.