2022 Topps Opening Day Baseball Cards

2022 Topps Opening Day Baseball Cards

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Billed as the "quintessential entry-level baseball card collecting product," 2022 Topps Opening Day Baseball is an early-season release that offers one insert per pack.

The budget MLB set promises "in-game photography of fan-favorite players and mascots" along with rare hits.

See also: 2021 Topps Opening Day Baseball Cards

2022 Topps Opening Day Baseball Base / Parallels

Again taking the main Topps Series 1 flagship design, 2022 Topps Opening Day Baseball features 200 cards in the base set. This lineup also works in players from 2022 Topps Series 2 Baseball.

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The parallels consist of Opening Day (2,022 copies), Opening Day 1/1 Edition and Printing Plates (1/1).

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In addition, at least 25 players from the base set come as limited Base Image Variation cards. Some of these have autographed versions, numbered to 10.

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2022 Topps Opening Day Baseball Inserts

Falling one per pack, the 2022 Topps Opening Day Baseball inserts represent a large part of the release.

New inserts this year include Bomb Squad for top home run-hitters of today and yesterday, and Triple Play cards for top trios.

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On top of that, the all-new Luck of the Irish celebrates St. Patrick's Day with a clover design.

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Opening Day is back to display first-day images from the 2021 season.

Other returning options include Dugout Peeks, delivering dugout imagery, Mascots, with team creatures, and Walk this Way, showcasing walk-off winners.

2022 Topps Opening Day Baseball Autographs / Relics

A variety of hits fill out the remainder of the 2022 Topps Opening Day Baseball checklist. Chase signed cards for MLB stars in Opening Day Autographs as well as top MLB personalities in the on-card Ballpark Profile Autographs.

Memorabilia fans can look forward to Opening Day Relics with game-used gear, and Diamond Relics, featuring stadium dirt.

Turf War Diamond Relics Dual doubles the dirt with a front/back layout.

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Another new option, the Dual Autograph Diamond Relic Book set pairs stadium dirt and autographs in a booklet design.

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Major League Mementos Relics boasts "unique relics that highlight different aspects of MLB ballparks."

Finally, mascot collectors have Mascot Relics, with mascot-worn pieces, and manufactured Mascot Patch Relics.

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Estimated Release Date: March 9, 2022
Product Configuration: 7 cards per pack, 36 packs per box, 20 boxes per case

2022 Topps Opening Day Baseball Hobby Box Break

  • 36 Inserts

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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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  1. I actually love the Opening Day product. Great price point with some unique SP/SSP stuff. I typically try to put together a Nationals master set every year (all inserts) and it is relatively do-able with Opening Day

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