2021 Topps Transcendent Collection Hall of Fame Edition Baseball Cards

2021 Topps Transcendent Collection Hall of Fame Edition Baseball Cards

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One of the most expensive products of the year, 2021 Topps Transcendent Collection Hall of Fame Edition Baseball is a super-high-end MLB set with many rare cards packed in.

The HOF set is one of several themed releases from the ultra-expensive Transcendent Collection brand. Prices normally sit in the $20,000+ range.

In 2021, the tweaked format is limited to just 50 boxes and offers more autographs compared to 2020. However, it appears there's not a base set or any reproduction sketch cards.

See also: 2020 Topps Transcendent Collection Hall of Fame Cards

2021 Topps Transcendent Collection Hall of Fame Edition Baseball Autographs

Seemingly all autographs and original sketch cards, the 2021 Topps Transcendent Collection Hall of Fame Edition Baseball checklist highlights signatures from all-time greats on low-numbered cards. Each box contains 40 cards from the main Transcendent Collection Autographs line.

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Possibilities include Transcendent Collection Autographs (#/20), Transcendent Collection Image Variation Autographs (#/20) and dual-signed HOF Co-Signers Autographs (#/15). Each set has Emerald (#/5), Red (1/1) and Platinum (1/1) parallels.

Collectors should find two of the one-of-one editions in every box along with one of the new Co-Signers cards.

All the other remaining autographs in 2021 Topps Transcendent Collection Hall of Fame Edition Baseball are one-of-one cards.

This includes the 50-card 1956 Topps SuperFractor Autographs (1/1) set merging the throwback '56 design with a SuperFractor finish. Each box contains one of these cards.

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Hall of Fame Icons Autographs is a debuting one-of-one set with a new design that falls one per box.

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From there, the annual Through the Years Autographs (1/1) series turns to Nolan Ryan and Randy Johnson. There are 45 cards for both Ryan and Johnson, as well as 10 dual-signed editions. Look for two cards in each box, including one for each pitching legend.

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The final two autographs are framed. Again falling one per box, Oversized 1989 Topps Big Framed Autographs (1/1) looks back a few decades to remember the dual-image card series.

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Collectors can also expect one cut signature per box. This can be from either Oversized HOF Cut Signatures (1/1), boasting "legends of baseball and beyond," or HOF Combo Cut Signatures, which works with two-player or four-player lineups.

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The final card is the one-of-one Hall of Famers Original Art Sketch insert. This hand-drawn artwork is done by artist James Fiorentino.

2021 Topps Transcendent Collection Hall of Fame Edition Baseball VIP Experience

Providing something extra for 50 fans, 2021 Topps Transcendent Collection Hall of Fame Edition Baseball includes an exclusive invitation to a VIP event.

Per Topps, the party features "a myriad of unique at-event gifts, meet-and-greets with enshrined greats, and other
once-in-a-lifetime baseball-themed experiences."

Estimated Release Date: May 12, 2021
Product Configuration: 46 Autographs, 1 Sketch, 1 VIP Invitation per box

2021 Topps Transcendent Collection Hall of Fame Edition Baseball Hobby Box Break

  • 40 Transcendent Collection Autographs (#/20 or less)
    • 2 Autograph Parallels (1/1)
    • 1 HOF Co-Signers Autograph
  • 1 each of the following:
    • 1956 SuperFractor Autograph (1/1)
    • Hall of Fame Icons Autograph (1/1)
    • Nolan Ryan Through the Years Autograph (1/1)
    • Randy Johnson Through the Years Autograph (1/1)
    • Oversized 1989 Topps Big Framed Autograph (1/1)
    • Oversized Cut Signature (1/1)
    • Original Sketch (1/1)
    • VIP Event Invitation

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

 

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2021 Topps Transcendent Collection Hall of Fame Edition Baseball Checklist

This is a preliminary checklist and subject to change. The full checklist will be added as soon as it is available.

 

HOF Combo Cut Signatures Set Checklist

Serial numbered 1/1.

 

Ted Williams/Bobby Doerr - Boston Red Sox
Joe DiMaggio/Lou Gehrig - New York Yankees
Lou Boudreau/Larry Doby/Bob Feller/Early Wynn - Cleveland Indians
Roy Campanella/Pee Wee Reese/Jackie Robinson/Duke Snider - Brooklyn Dodgers

 

 

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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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