March 5, 2010

The Good, The Bad, The Awesome: Topps 2010

Over the next few posts we will be building toward a Topps 2010 Giveaway of my own. To get there I'll highlight what I think is good, bad, and awesome about this year's Topps flag ship set.

The Good:

God only knows how many times this design has been printed and re-printed but it is still a striking design that makes this year's version look like it was designed by a box turtle with an IQ of 60.

2010 Topps 1951 Insert #8 Mariano Rivera
2010 Topps 1951 Insert #12 Roger Maris
2010 Topps 1951 Insert #15 Mel Ott
2010 Topps 1951 Insert #13 Chipper Jones
2010 Topps 1951 Insert #6 Roy Halladay
2010 Topps 1951 Insert #1 Babe Ruth



The backs:

I wonder if Topps knows who thought to use different colors originally?


My personal favorite of the group is the Mel Ott. The world needs more Mel Ott cards in existence.

2 comments:

TheBrooklynMet said...

Nice post, I pulled a Warren Spahn.

CaptKirk42 said...

From 10 packs of Target loose packs which have the Red backs, WalMart has the Blues:
I pulled 4 of these cards:
Warren Spahn
Cy Young
Reggie Jackson
Cal Ripken Jr.

I'm going for this subset of 45 only 41 more to go (for the Reds 45 for the Blues)