2008 Topps Series 2 Baseball

Release Date: 05/29/2008

--NEW! HOBBY
STORE EXCLUSIVE Content!
--FIRST TIME! Every 36-pack HOBBY box
contains 1 Autograph or Relic Card!
--ENHANCED CONTENT! Every
10-pack HTA box contains 1 Autograph and NOW 2 Relic
Cards!

--NEW! Red Hot
Rookie Program! HOBBY STORE EXCLUSIVE!
--You can get a first look
at 20 of the hottest top Rookies as they make their Big League
debuts during the 2008 season. Rookie redemption cards numbered 1-20
will be randomly inserted and guaranteed in every Topps Series 2
Hobby and HTA box. As the MLB season progresses, Topps will announce
what player is redeemable for each redemption card number. You will
receive a sequentially numbered special RED CHROME REFRACTOR card
when you send in your redemption cards.


Info for hobby boxes
only

ADDITIONAL PRODUCT FEATURES

• NEW! 2007 Highlight Dual
Relic & Autographed Relic Cards
• NEW!
Historical Campaign Match-Up Cards & Cut
Signatures
• NEW! Silk
Parallel Cards
• Home Run Derby Contest Cards

In Hobby
Stores:
05/29/2008



Base Cards
330 Subjects!
265 Veterans, 15 Managers, 40 Rookies, 5 Topps All
Star Team players and 5 Classic Combo cards featuring 2
players posing on one card.



Insert Cards
Topps Stars
25 current stars of the diamond on gold foil board
including Matt Holliday, Ichiro and David
Ortiz.

Year in Review
The next 60 cards in the continuity program that
covers a highlight from every day of the 2007 Major League
Baseball® season. The program concludes with Updates and
Highlights.

Baseball Card
History
This Hobby Exclusive continuity program that began
in Series 1, features 25 additional rookies and veterans of
today on historic baseball designs from the past.
The cards will be numbered 51-75.
HOBBY AND HTA BOXES ONLY!



2007 Highlights
Autographed Relics
NEW! 15 cards featuring an
autograph, relic and season highlight! Numbered* to 25. HOBBY AND
HTA BOXES ONLY!

Dual Relics
NEW! 15 cards showcasing two
players and relics from one season highlight! One card
features Manny Ramirez and David Ortiz each hitting a home run
during a game four times in 2007. Numbered*
to 25. HOBBY AND HTA BOXES ONLY!

Autographs
Spotlighting the season highlights and signatures
from 49 great players such as Joba Chamberlain and Justin
Morneau.

Relics
Features 25 players' season highlights and a relic
piece including Albert Pujols and Vladimir Guerrero.



Relic Cards
Commemorative Patch
Relics
NEW! 30 players are showcased
with a patch relic commemorating the last season of Yankee and
Shea stadiums. Numbered* to 100!



Campaign 2008
Historical Campaign
Match-Ups
NEW! 55 cards featuring two
presidential candidates who had a historic rivalry such as
Abraham Lincoln and George B. McClellan.

Historical Campaign Match-Ups Cut
Signatures
NEW! Each card features actual
autographs of two rival Presidential candidates like John F.
Kennedy and Richard Nixon. ALL ONE OF ONE!

Campaign 2008 Kids
Vote
NEW! These cards encourage
children under 18 to vote for their favorite presidential
candidate on www.topps.com.

Presidential Stamp
Collection
Highlighting Commanders-in-Chief over three
centuries, each card showcases an actual historic President
postage stamp.



Topps All-Rookie Team 50th Anniversary
All-Rookie Team 50th
Anniversary
A continuation from Series 1, featuring 55
additional All-Rookie Team subjects numbered 56-110. These
players have been named to the Topps All-Rookie Team and are
featured on the 1960 Topps All-Rookie design with their Rookie
photo.

All-Rookie Team Gold Foil
Parallels
Numbered* to 99.

All Rookie Team
Autographs
20 All-Rookie Team members with their signatures.
Numbered* to 25.

All Rookie Team
Relics
20 All-Rookie Team members with a relic piece.
Numbered* to 50.



Home Run Derby Contest
Exclusive Contest for
Fans!
50 players who may participate in the 2008 MLB
Home Run Derby Contest are inserted. Collectors holding a card
with the 2008 Derby winner could score the actual jersey worn
by the 2008 Home Run Derby Champion! Numbered* to 999.



Mickey Mantle
The Mickey Mantle
Story
10 Mickey Mantle highlights from early in his
career featured on the 1956 Topps baseball
design.

1956 Mickey Mantle
Reprint
Mickey Mantle's 1956 Topps card is reprinted and
features a bat relic piece. Numbered* to
56.



TOPPSTOWN
New!
An insert card with unique code to unlock virtual
cards and a new online world -
www.toppstown.com! Look for more
information coming soon.
One in every
two packs.



Parallel Cards
Topps Silk
Collection
NEW! Featuring the top 100 Base
cards from Series 1 and 2 on framed silk cards. Numbered* to 50. HOBBY AND HTA
BOXES ONLY!

Platinum
Platinum bordered cards stating "57 Years of
Collecting." ALL ONE OF ONE!

Black
Black bordered cards stating "57 Years of
Collecting." Numbered* to 57. HOBBY BOXES ONLY!

Gold
Gold bordered cards stating "57 Years of
Collecting." Numbered* to 2008.

Printing Plates
Plates of the base card fronts. 1,320 in all!
ALL ONE OF ONE! HOBBY
BOXES ONLY!






--NEW! HOBBY STORE
EXCLUSIVE Content!
--FIRST TIME! Every 36-pack HOBBY
box contains 1 Autograph or Relic Card!
--ENHANCED CONTENT! Every
10-pack HTA box contains 1 Autograph and NOW 2 Relic Cards!

--NEW! Red Hot Rookie Program! HOBBY STORE
EXCLUSIVE!
--You can get a first look at 20 of the
hottest top Rookies as they make their Big League debuts during the 2008
season. Rookie redemption cards numbered 1-20 will be
randomly inserted and guaranteed in every Topps Series 2 Hobby and HTA
box. As the MLB season progresses, Topps will announce
what player is redeemable for each redemption card number. You will
receive a sequentially numbered special RED CHROME REFRACTOR card when you
send in your redemption cards.


Info for hobby boxes
only