2021 Topps Archives Baseball Cards

2021 Topps Archives Baseball Cards

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Never shy about digging into the past, 2021 Topps Archives Baseball sees the brand take things up a notch. In this case, every decade gets a shoutout as Topps continues the 70th-anniversary celebration.

Keeping to the norm, the Hobby box format guarantees two on-card autographs.

See also: 2020 Topps Archives Baseball Cards

2021 Topps Archives Baseball Base

While the 300-card base set normally highlights three prior designs, the 2021 iteration goes with seven. Incorporating one set from each previous decade that Topps has been making baseball cards (1950s to 2010s), the selection includes 1957, 1962, 1973, 1983, 1991, 2001 and 2011 designs.

For a recap of the flagship styles, view the visual history for Topps Baseball.

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Topps even digs out the crystal ball to spotlight the futuristic 2091 design.

On top of that, new parallels supply some foil finishes.

2021 Topps Archives Baseball Base Parallel Breakdown

  • Rainbow Foil - #/150
  • Green - #/125
  • Silver - #/99
  • Red - #/75
  • Red Hot Foil - #/50
  • Blue Foil - #/25 (Hobby)
  • Orange Hot Foil - #/15 (Hobby)
  • FoilFractor - 1/1

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Variations are expected to return but no details were provided.

2021 Topps Archives Baseball Inserts / Subsets

Also paying tribute to the past, the 2021 Topps Archives Baseball inserts take their inspiration from a variety of releases. 1963 Topps Peel-Offs (1:6 packs) celebrates the big heads, 1989 Topps Big Minis shrinks the '89 style, and 1991 Topps Bazooka Shining Stars (1:6 packs) returns to the brand's gum-blowing days.

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The '90s are also remembered via 1994 Topps Draft Picks (1:24 packs). Jumping ahead again, 2001 Topps Never Forgotten (1:8 packs) honors the 20th anniversary of 9/11. The featured players show appreciation to the FDNY and NYPD.

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Yet another choice is the Topps Archives Move Poster (1:6 packs) set.

2021 Topps Archives Baseball Autographs

From there, the 2021 Topps Archives Baseball checklist moves to the hard-signed content. A product staple, the annual Fan Favorites Autographs series features top names on multiple parallels and the Fan Favorites Premium Autographs (#/50 or less) cards.

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Collectors can also find signed cards in 1963 Topps Peel-Offs Autographs (#'d; Hobby only), 1989 Topps Big Minis Autographs (#/20), 1991 Topps Bazooka Shining Stars Autographs (#'d), 1994 Topps Draft Picks Autographs (#'d), and 2001 Topps Never Forgotten Autographs.

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2021 Topps Archives Baseball Autographs Parallel Breakdown

Fan Favorites Autographs

  • Purple - #/150
  • Silver - #/99
  • Blue - #/25 (Hobby)
  • Gold - 1/1

Fan Favorites Premium Autographs

  • Base - #/50 or less
  • Gold - 1/1

1962 Peel-Offs Autographs

  • Base - #'d
  • Silver - #/99
  • Blue - #/25
  • Gold - 1/1
1991 Bazooka Shining Stars Autographs

  • Base - #'d
  • Purple - #/150
  • Silver - #/99
  • Blue - #/25 (Hobby)
  • Gold - 1/1

1994 Draft Pick Autographs

  • Base - #'d
  • Blue - #/25
  • Red - #/10
  • Gold - 1/1

2001 Never Forgotten Autographs

  • Purple - #/150
  • Silver - #/99
  • Blue - #/25 (Hobby)
  • Gold - 1/1

In addition, actual cards from earlier releases are enhanced with a signature in Topps Originals Buyback Autographs (#/10).

2021 Topps Archives Baseball Box Toppers

Topping things off for 2021 Topps Archives Baseball, the Movie Poster Mini-Posters box loaders fall one per Hobby box.

Per Topps, "Adorn your room or office space with these awesome stylized mini-poster versions of the Archives Movie Poster insert set."

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Estimated Release Date: November 17, 2021
Product Configuration: 8 cards per pack, 24 packs per box, 10 boxes per case

2021 Topps Archives Baseball Hobby Box Break

  • 2 Autographs

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These are mock-up images and not final cards. Designs and contents are subject to change. 

Set Checklist

2021 Topps Archives Baseball Checklist

The checklist will be added as soon as it is available.

 

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Each Hobby box is slated to have:

  • 2 Autographs

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Trey Treutel  |  E-Mail Author
Trey Treutel is an Ole Miss grad and a lifelong sports fanatic. He is a huge fan of the NBA and NFL, as well as soccer, college basketball and college football. As a kid, he collected football and basketball cards. In more recent years, he started collecting basketball cards again on a whim and has since expanded to other sports and entertainment options. Find Trey on Twitter at @datreute.

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