Yasiel Puig, Jose Fernandez and Wil Myers Lead 2013 Topps Rookie All-Star Team

Yasiel Puig, Jose Fernandez and Wil Myers Lead 2013 Topps Rookie All-Star Team

Yes, Virginia, Yasiel Puig will have the rookie cup on his 2014 Topps Baseball card. The Dodgers outfielder joins the likes of Jose Fernandez and Wil Myers on the 2013 Topps Rookie All-Star Team.

Now in its 55th year, the Topps Rookie All-Star Team recognizes the best first-year players. From a hobby standpoint, it means an iconic trophy on their flagship cards for the following year.

Here's the full 2013 Topps Rookie All-Star Team:

1B Matt Adams, St. Louis Cardinals
2B Jedd Gyorko, San Diego Padres
3B Nolan Arenado, Colorado Rockies
SS Jose Iglesias, Detroit Tigers
OF Wil Myers, Tampa Bay Rays
OF Yasiel Puig, Los Angeles Dodgers
OF Christian Yelich, Miami Marlins
C Evan Gattis, Atlanta Braves

LHP Hyun-jin Ryu, Los Angeles Dodgers
RHP Jose Fernandez, Miami Marlins
RP Jim Henderson, Milwaukee Brewers

The Marlins an Dodgers are the only teams to have multiple players on the squad.

All members of the 2013 Topps Rookie All-Star Team will have the traditional cup on their 2014 Topps cards. Series 1 is slated to release in February.

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Ryan is a former member of The Cardboard Connection Writing Staff.   His collecting origins began with winter bike rides to the corner store, tossing a couple of quarters onto the counter and peddling home with a couple packs of O-Pee-Chee hockey in his pocket. Today, he continues to build sets, go after inserts with cool technologies, chase Montreal Expos and finish off his John Jaha master collection.

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  1. machado?

  2. emeekins I believe by MLB classifications, he got in enough games/at bats to be a rookie in 2012.

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