2022 Bowman Chrome Baseball Cards

2022 Bowman Chrome Baseball Cards

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Part two of the main MLB prospect brand from Topps, 2022 Bowman Chrome Baseball is home to "1st Bowman" cards and much more.

The product follows 2022 Bowman Baseball from earlier in the season.

Like last year, there are three main formats. Hobby boxes have two autographs, HTA Choice boxes contain three autographs and Hobby Lite boxes promise five exclusive parallels.

See also: 2021 Bowman Chrome Baseball Cards

2022 Bowman Chrome Baseball Base / Refractor Parallels

The 2022 Bowman Chrome Baseball checklist starts with 100 base cards for top veterans and rookies.

New base parallel options include Aqua RayWave Refractor (#/199) in Hobby boxes and B&W Mini-Diamond Refractor (#/199) in Hobby Lite boxes.

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2022 Bowman Chrome Baseball Base Refractor Parallels Breakdown

  • Base Refractor - #/499
  • Fuchsia Refractor - #/299
  • Purple Refractor - #/250
  • Aqua RayWave Refractor - #/199 (Hobby)
  • B&W Mini-Diamond Refractor - #/199 (Lite)
  • Blue Refractor - #/150
  • Green Refractor - #/99
  • Yellow Refractor - #/75
  • Gold Refractor - #/50
  • Orange Refractor - #/25
  • Red Refractor - #/5
  • SuperFractor - 1/1

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Be on the lookout for the short-printed Rookie Image Variations.

There are also 100 players in the Chrome Prospect set. Collectors can find several Hobby-exclusive Refractor debuts, including Aqua/Pink Vapor Refractor (#/125), Yellow/Orange Vapor Refractor (#/75), and Red/Aqua Vapor Refractor (#/5).

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2022 Bowman Chrome Baseball Chrome Prospects Refractor Parallels Breakdown

  • B&W Mini-Diamond Refractor (1:2 Lite)
  • Shimmer Refractor - 1:12 packs
  • Base Refractor - #/499
  • Speckle Refractor - #/299
  • Purple Refractor - #/250
  • Purple Shimmer Refractor - #/250
  • Fuchsia/Pink Vapor Refractor - #/199 (Hobby)
  • Fuchsia Shimmer Refractor - #/199
  • Blue Refractor - #/150
  • Aqua Refractor - #/125
  • Aqua/Pink Vapor Refractor - #/125 (Hobby)
  • Green Refractor - #/99
  • Green Shimmer Refractor - #/99
  • Yellow Refractor - #/75
  • Yellow/Orange Vapor Refractor - #/75 (Hobby)
  • Gold Refractor - #/50
  • Gold Shimmer Refractor - #/25
  • Orange Refractor - #/25
  • Orange Shimmer Refractor - #/25
  • Red Shimmer Refractor - #/10
  • Red Refractor - #/5
  • Red/Aqua Vapor Refractor - #/5 (Hobby)
  • Black Shimmer Refractor - 1/1
  • SuperFractor - 1/1

2022 Bowman Chrome Baseball Inserts

With a refreshed lineup, inserts come in several forms. 2022 Bowman Chrome Baseball offers the 2022 Bowman Invicta (1:24 packs) continuation insert, which also appears in Bowman and Bowman Draft.

2021 AFL Fall Stars (1:6 packs) honors top performers from the Arizona Fall League. The Hobby-only MVP card is a short print.

In addition, It Came to the League (1:12 packs) is a playful take on monster films of the past combined with monster prospects of the present. Shades of Greatness (1:3 packs) looks at those on their way to elite status.

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Following the Tyson Beck designs in 2021, Bowman Ascensions (1:144 packs) is now a collaboration set with the artist duo Invisible Creature. The series has four different styles.

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2022 Bowman Chrome Baseball Insert Parallels Rundown

2022 Bowman Invicta

  • Atomic Refractor - #/150
  • Gold Refractor - #/50
  • Orange Refractor - #/25 (Hobby)
  • Red Refractor - #/5
  • SuperFractor - 1/1

2021 AFL Fall Stars

  • Atomic Refractor - #/150
  • Orange Refractor - #/25
  • SuperFractor - 1/1

2021 AFL Fall Stars MVP

  • SuperFractor - 1/1
Bowman Acensions 

  • Orange Refractor - #/25
  • SuperFractor - 1/1

It Came to the League

  • Atomic Refractor - #/150
  • Orange Refractor - #/25
  • SuperFractor - 1/1

Shade of Greatness

  • Atomic Refractor - #/150
  • Orange Refractor - #/25
  • SuperFractor - 1/1

2022 Bowman Chrome Baseball Autographs / Relics

As usual, the autographs carry the most attention for 2022 Bowman Chrome Baseball.

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The Chrome Prospect Autographs line adds new Blue RayWave Refractor (#/150) and Hobby-only Gold Mini-Diamond Refractor (#/50) parallels.

Hobby Lite boxes again have the exclusive B&W Mini-Diamond Refractor editions.

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A much smaller Refractor rainbow awaits the Chrome Rookie Autographs.

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2022 Bowman Chrome Baseball Autographs Refractor Parallels Breakdown

Chrome Prospect Autographs

  • B&W Mini-Diamond Refractor (LITE)
  • Base Refractor - #/499
  • Speckle Refractor - #/299
  • Purple Refractor - #/250
  • Blue RayWave Refractor - #/150
  • HTA Choice - #/150 (HTA)
  • Atomic Refractor - #/100
  • Green Refractor - #/99
  • Green Atomic Refractor - #/99 (HTA)
  • Yellow Refractor - #/75
  • Gold Refractor - #/50
  • Gold Shimmer Refractor - #/50 (HTA)
  • Gold Mini-Diamond Ref - #/50 (Hobby)
  • Orange Refractor - #/25 (Hobby)
  • Orange Shimmer Ref - #/25 (Hobby)
  • Orange Wave Refractor - #/25 (HTA)
  • Red Refractor - #/5
  • Red Shimmer Refractor - #/5
  • Red Wave Refractor - #/5 (HTA)
  • Black Mojo Refractor - 1/1 (HTA)
  • SuperFractor - 1/1
Chrome Rookie Autographs

  • Base Refractor - #/499
  • Blue Refractor - #/150
  • Green Refractor - #/99
  • Gold Refractor - #/50
  • Orange Refractor - #/25 (Hobby)
  • Red Refractor - #/5
  • SuperFractor - 1/1

That leaves only serial-numbered autographs and relics to close out the product offering.

Chase the regal 2022 Bowman Invicta Autograph (#'d) cards along with several other signed insert options.

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The Shade of Greatness Autographs (#/99) set is one of a few debuts.

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Of course, collectors can again uncover several All-American Game Autograph (#'d) cards

Other 2022 Bowman Chrome Baseball Autographs

2022 Bowman Invicta Autographs

  • Base - #'d
  • Gold Atomic Refractor - #/50
  • Orange Refractor - #/25 (Hobby)
  • Red Refractor - #/5
  • SuperFractor - 1/1

2021 AFL Fall Stars Autographs

  • Base - #'d
  • MVP SP - #/100
  • SuperFractor - 1/1

Bowman Ascensions Autos

  • Base - #'d
  • SuperFractor - 1/1
It Came to the League Autographs

  • Base - #'d
  • Orange Refractor - #/25
  • SuperFractor - 1/1

Prime Chrome Signatures

  • Base - #/50
  • Orange Refractor - #/25 (HTA)
  • SuperFractor - 1/1

Shade of Greatness Autographs

  • Base - #/99
  • Orange Refractor - #/25
  • SuperFractor - 1/1

Finally, the 2021 AFL Relics (#'d) and Chrome Auto Relics (#'d) cards supply the remaining hit possibilities.

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2022 Bowman Chrome Baseball Auto Relics / Relics Rundown

Chrome Auto Relics

  • Base - #'d
  • Gold Refractor - #/50
  • Orange Refractor - #/25 (Hobby)
  • SuperFractor - 1/1
2021 AFL Relics

  • Base Relic - #'d (Hobby)
  • Orange Refractor - #/25 (Hobby)
  • SuperFractor - 1/1 (Hobby)
  • Auto Relic - #'d
  • Auto Relic SuperFractor - 1/1

 

Estimated Release Date: September 14, 2022
Hobby Configuration: 5 cards per pack, 12 packs per box (2 minis), 12 boxes per case
HTA Configuration: 3 cards per pack, 1 pack per box, 12 boxes per case
LITE Configuration: 5 cards per pack, 10 packs per box, 16 boxes per case

2022 Bowman Chrome Baseball Master Hobby Box Break

  • 2 Autographs

2022 Bowman Chrome Baseball HTA Choice Hobby Box Break

  • 3 Autographs

2022 Bowman Chrome Baseball LITE Hobby Box Break

  • 5 Black & White Mini-Diamond Refractor Parallels

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

Set Checklist

2022 Bowman Chrome Baseball Checklist

 

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

 

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Shop for 2022 Bowman Chrome Baseball Hobby Boxes

Each Hobby box is slated to have:

  • 2 Autographs

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Shop for 2022 Bowman Chrome Baseball HTA Choice Boxes

Each HTA Choice box is slated to have:

  • 3 Autographs

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