Hobby Box Break #9 – 2015 Topps Update

The final set for 2015 Topps Baseball has been released!

I picked up my box from THREE STARS SPORTSCARDS and cracked it open yesterday. Here’s what I got!


Bryant gets the box cover. I’d have to say he lived up to the hype. Too bad the Cubs were swept by the Mets last night.


First card. Miller had a great year. I had him on one of my fantasy teams. STATS.

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Rainbow foils for trade. The Pride and Perseverance insert set is an interesting take on players who have overcome certain difficulties to make it to the Show. A fellow blogger has made a callout for some of these.

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Buybacks are supposed to come about 1:18 packs. I received 7 in my 36 packs. I don’t mind having them in packs since it is pretty neat to get some older cards but 7!?

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Golds came in bunches as well. Almost every other pack had one. Odds are 1:3. Let me know if you’d like any of them in trade.

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Highlights of the Year inserts carry over from series 1 & 2. This set has grown on me and I’m now looking to complete it.

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A Black, too! Odds are 1:48 for this. I was able to watch the Blue Jays / Royals game last night. Both teams are incredible and I’ll be cheering for whichever one is able to make it to the World Series.

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Rarities. I like the look and player selection.

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I wish they would put the cards in order by Year. The numbering on these doesn’t make any sense.

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I doubt I could hit a ball 441 feet. Compared to the others it seems pretty short, though.

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Whatever Works inserts are an interesting idea. I think I’m going to try to complete all of the insert sets for this year’s update. I can feel another Hobby box in my future.

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Snow Camo variants come at 1:86. My box also had one of these!

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A photo variant. I’m not too impressed with this choice of photo.

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People seem to be paying way too much for Bryant cards. This one will probably end up on ebay to off set the purchase of another box.

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An Auto! I like these much more than a Relic. I don’t think Topps should include Minor League stats, though. This was a pretty good box since the Autos only drop 1:253 packs.

Here are my numbers –

299 of 400 base

39 Inserts

22 Variants


I really like this release and will be getting either another hobby box or maybe a Jumbo. Once that happens I’ll do an update post. Let me know what you are looking for and perhaps we can do a trade! Thanks for reading!

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