2020 Topps Archives Baseball CardsBrand: Archives
Spreading the retro love around, 2020 Topps Archives Baseball looks back at another batch of prior Topps designs.
Every Hobby box contains two autographs and a new mini-poster box topper.
See also: 2019 Topps Archives Baseball Cards
2020 Topps Archives Baseball Base
Each card in the base set has Purple (#/175), Silver (#/99), Red (#/75), Blue (#/25 - Hobby only) and Gold Foil (1/1) parallels.
2020 Topps Archives Baseball Base Design Breakdown
Further honoring '55 is the 1955 Mini parallel covering the full 100-card subset and the low-numbed 1955 Minis Autographs (#/20).
Archives usually works in a small number of image variations, but there was no mention of that in the early info.
2020 Topps Archives Baseball Inserts / Subsets
The 2020 Topps Archives Baseball checklist also dives into other years for the subset and insert lineup. Previous designs are used to highlight current stars, including 1960 Combo Cards for top teammates or connected duos and 1960 All-Star Rookies for the 2019 rookie cup players. These sets add Black (#/250), Silver Foil (#/50), Red Foil (#/25), Gold Foil (1/1) editions.
Collectors can find 2020 rookie standouts in 1990 Topps Rookies, while 1976 Topps Traded Set highlights infamous trades in MLB history. In addition, the Topps Nickname Poster set celebrates the monikers for top players with a dynamic style.
Tapping into the Field of Dreams game between the Yankees and White Sox is the 1989 Topps Corn Field Variation insert that adds corn stalks to the '89 look. Parallels include Black (#/99), Pinstripe (#/25) and Gold Foil (1/1).
2020 Topps Archives Baseball Autographs
Leading off the autographed lineup, the Fan Favorites Autographs line is back for another year and joined by Purple (#/150), Silver (#/99), Blue (#/25 - Hobby only) and Gold Foil (1/1) parallels. There are also Fan Favorites Premium Autographs numbered to 50.
Many of the inserts come with signed versions, as well. This includes 1960 Topps Rookie All-Star Autographs (Hobby only), 1960 Topps Combo Dual Autographs (Hobby only), 1976 Topps Traded Autographs, 1989 Topps Corn Field Autographs and 1990 Topps Rookies Autographs.
2020 Topps Archives Baseball Box Toppers
Exclusive to the Hobby format, each 2020 Topps Archives Baseball box contains one Topps Nickname Mini-Poster loader that is the larger version of the standard insert. Limited Autographs are also in play.
Estimated Release Date: August 19, 2020
Product Configuration: 8 cards per pack, 24 packs per box, 10 boxes per case
2020 Topps Archives Baseball Hobby Box Break
- 2 Autographs
These are mock-up images and not final cards. Designs and contents are subject to change.
2020 Topps Archives Baseball Checklist
This is a preliminary checklist and subject to change. The full checklist will be added as soon as it is available.
Base Set Checklist
1955 Minis Autograph Set Checklist
2020 Topps Archives Baseball Autograph Checklist
Fan Favorites Autographs Set Checklist
Fan Favorites Premium Autographs Checklist
1960 Topps Rookie All-Star Autographs Set Checklist
1960 Topps Combo Dual Autographs Set Checklist
1976 Topps Traded Autographs Set Checklist
1989 Topps Corn Field Autograph Variations Set Checklist
1990 Topps Rookies Autographs Set Checklist
Topps Originals Buyback Autographs Checklist
2020 Topps Archives Baseball Insert Checklist
1960 All-Star Rookies Set Checklist
1960 Combo Cards Set Checklist
1976 Topps Traded Set Checklist
1989 Topps Corn Field Variation Set Checklist
1990 Topps Rookies Set Checklist
Topps Nickname Poster Card Set Checklist
2020 Topps Archives Baseball Box Toppers Checklist
Topps Nickname Mini-Poster Set Checklist
Topps Nickname Mini-Poster Autographs Checklist