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2017 Topps Opening Day Hobby Box Break

The Opening Day set gives a nice alternative set with a much more modest price tag. It’s an attainable set, with a lot of fun inserts included. The 200 card base set features a handful of players from each team, including some who did not appear in series one, in their new uniforms. You see some old favorite inserts such as Superstar Celebrations, Opening Day Stars, and Mascot cards. There are also autographs and relics, but they are very rare, and not guaranteed in a box as with most other releases.

The box promises 36 packs of 7 cards each. Despite enough cards, there were a lot of duplicates in my box, so I’m pretty far from a set, still, which is unusual for this release.

This box contained:

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2016 Topps Opening Day Hobby Box

We get a pretty standard release from Topps this time.  Topps Opening Day is an entry level release with a lot of fun features for a very affordable price.  You miss out on the guaranteed autographs and relics of the more expensive releases, but you get fun insert sets featuring the team mascots or players blowing bubbles.

That’s not to say there are no autographs.  There is a limited autograph checklist, but you do find some stars.  The hits are few and far between, but that’s not really what this set is about.  For the price, it’s tough to beat.

This box contained:

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