In 2008, the Philadelphia Phillies notched their second World Series title and the first in almost 30 years. Evan Longoria, very popular in the hobby world, was named as the AL Rookie of the Year.
Once again, one player is the clear top option for collectors in 2008 products. Buster Posey is among the best catchers in the MLB and his prospect cards help drive 2008 baseball cards. Bryce Harper, Mike (Giancarlo) Stanton, Jordan Zimmerman, and Mat Latos round out the top prospect cards. Official rookie options include Evan Longoria and Clayton Kershaw. Technically, Joey Votto rookie cards can also be found in 2008 products.
2008 Baseball Card Sets
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Product Details Product Details 2008 Bowman Baseball now features even more must-have, Bowman Exclusive cards than ever before! NEW this year, 2008 Bowman Baseball presents Hobby Exclusive AUTOGRAPHED Bowman Chrome Prospect Cards, at an insertion rate of 1 per Hobby and HTA Box and introduces Bowman Scouts Autographed Cards, highlighting baseball scouts who have signed […]
2008 Bowman Chrome Baseball is a more hits-focused set aimed at prospectors. With more than 40 autographs, plus lots of Refractors, putting a complete set together is a challenge. Evan Longoria is the key rookie card in the set.
2008 Bowman Draft Picks & Prospects Baseball has one of the strongest autograph lineups in recent history. Key signers include Michael (Giancarlo) Stanton, Buster Posey and Jesus Montero. As usual, Refractors remain popular as well.
2008 Topps Baseball takes on an increasing non-baseball focus with several politically themed cards and inserts. The base set design is distinct for its white borders and colorful circles at the tops of the cards. Joey Votto is the most notable rookie.
2008 Topps Heritage High Number Baseball marks the first time the brand had an update series. The 220-card checklist includes several short prints. Evan Longoria and Pablo Sandoval are the key rookie cards.
Despite a couple of great rookie cards in Clayton Kershaw and Evan Longoria, 2008 Topps Updates & Highlights Baseball is remembered most for its short prints and variations. The most notable pictures Sarah Palin as a beauty queen.