With legendary USA Baseball stars such as Mark McGwire, Frank Thomas, Roger Clemens, Nomar Garciaparra and more dotting the autograph checklist, and some simply sublime oversized patch cards and USA Baseball’s first bat-knob cards represented on the memorabilia side, diehard USA Baseball fans are in for a milestone release.
Considering that each 24-pack box ($3/pack SRP) delivers six autograph or memorabilia hits, well, 2013 USA Baseball Champions has the potential to be one of the most powerful releases in Team USA history. Here is your chance to get the first autographed cards of future major league greats.
A few of the top picks in the 2013 MLB Draft included in 2013 Panini USA Baseball Champions include:
v Kris Bryant, 3B, University of San Diego (Selected #2 overall by the Chicago Cubs) - Member of 2012 USA Baseball Collegiate National Team with autographs including many on-card versions in 2012 Prime Cuts, 2012 Panini USA Baseball Box Set and 2013 Panini USA Baseball Champions. All 3 products also feature memorabilia cards of Bryant.
v D.J. Peterson, 3B/1B, University of New Mexico (Selected #12 by the Seattle Mariners) – Like Bryant, Peterson was one of the more advanced hitters on the 2012 USA Baseball Collegiate National Team and appears in the same Panini sets as Bryant… 2012 Prime Cuts, 2012 Panini USA Baseball Box Set & 2013 USA Champions
v Reese McGuire, C, Kentwood HS, Covington, Wash. (Selected #14 by the Pittsburgh Pirates) – Advanced 18U player and his autos – some on-card – can be found in the USA Baseball Box Set, 2012 Elite Extra Edition and 2013 Panini USA Champions where he cracked the coveted Diamond King lineup. Also has memorabilia cards in all three sets too.
v Jonathon Crawford, RHP, University of Florida (Selected #20 by Detroit Tigers) – Was member of Collegiate National Team with authentic signatures in 3 programs:2012 Prime Cuts, 2012 USA Box Set and 2013 USA Champions
v Christian Arroyo, SS, Hernando HS, Brooksville, Fla. (Selected #25 by the San Francisco Giants) – One of the most productive hitters in the 2012 USA Baseball 18U lineup. His certified autographs are showcased in 2012 USA Box Set, 2012 Elite Extra Edition and 2013 USA Champions.
Check out the post from Beckett Media: http://www.beckett.com/news/2013/06/scouting-top-mlb-draft-prospects-already-on-usa-baseball-cards/#more-64090
2013 USA Baseball Champions arrives Thursday, May 29th at Sports Cards Plus. Boxes start at $67 each and you will reserve 2 FREE 2013 Panini Father's Day Packs with each box purchased. Don't Forget..... Our $500.00 Drawing is Friday! The more you buy, the more you win at Sports Cards Plus.