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Panini America Offers Detailed First Look at 2015 Donruss Baseball (Preview Gallery)

January 24, 2015

Panini America 2015 Donruss Baseball Main

Panini America’s iconic Donruss Baseball brand enjoyed a resurgence of epic proportions in 2014, a return-to-form tour de force that reintroduced classic Donruss nuances to a new generation of collectors in a product that still resonated with old-school collectors, too. The good news for everyone involved: 2015 Donruss Baseball looks to pick up right where last year’s triumphant release left off.

Set to release in late February, 2015 Donruss Baseball will be draped in historically classic designs and inserts (such as Donruss Preferred, All-Time Diamond Kings, Production Line, Signature Series and more) and will feature the return of Original Donruss Buyback Autographs (including Panini America’s first-ever certified autographs of Ichiro). Each hobby box (eight cards per pack, 24 packs per box) will deliver three autograph or memorabilia cards and more than 50 inserts or parallels.

Other highlights of 2015 Donruss Baseball include . . .

  • A checklist of Original Donruss Buyback Autographs that features Derek Jeter, Ken Griffey Jr., Cal Ripken Jr., Don Mattingly, Frank Thomas and more.
  • The return of Signature Series in a 95-card set highlighted by the debut autographs of more than 30 top rookies.
  • The new Rated Rookie Die-Cuts featuring sequential numbering on Silver and Gold versions.
  • Three different autograph inserts in Signature Series, Production Line Signatures and Preferred Pairings Signatures with nine total parallels numbered to 99 or less.
  • A 150-card base set featuring a compelling mix of current stars and retired legends and new Hot Off The Press parallels.
  • A 50-card insert featuring the iconic 1981 Donruss Baseball design and three unique parallels.
  • A five-card tribute to the late Tony Gwynn honoring the legend’s greatest career accomplishments.
  • A 30-card All-Time Diamond Kings insert centered around the greatest players ever to appear in the venerable Diamond Kings chase.
  • A 20-card Production Line insert honoring the best sluggers of 2014 with autograph versions numbered to 15 or less.
  • The 40-card Donruss Preferred insert features the greatest players of last season and of all time and featuring Cut to the Chase parallels numbered to 49 or less.

We’ll have plenty more on 2015 Donruss Baseball in the coming weeks right here on The Knight’s Lance. But for, enjoy this first extended sneak peek:

All information is accurate at the time of posting – content is subject to change. Card images are solely for the purpose of design display. Actual images used on cards to be determined.

8 Comments leave one →
  1. Russ permalink
    January 24, 2015 11:27 am

    Elite Series Inserts?

  2. January 24, 2015 11:33 am

    I wish you guys were allowed to put logos on the cards. It’s a shame that MLB won’t let you, even though you have MBLPA rights. I love the 1981 design, but without the logos, it leaves a lot to be desired.

  3. January 24, 2015 12:19 pm

    I love the look of the inserts! Especially the 1981 subset! 1981 was a great year as competition came to the hobby-not to mention different bubble gum! While the gum and wax used to seal the packs did mar a card or two per pack, Donruss’ gum was the absolute best of the three!! It was soft and had at least a minute’s worth more taste than Fleer’s or Topps of the time.

    Ah, Memories!!!!

  4. January 24, 2015 6:35 pm

    Reblogged this on Locating Frankenstein's Brain.

  5. John G permalink
    January 25, 2015 1:01 pm

    I’m diggin’ it. I love the base cards actually, and the DK’s and Rated Rookie inserts. Sweet!

  6. January 26, 2015 5:44 am

    Looks like another great year of Donruss is on tap, thanks Tracy!

  7. Sport Card Collectors permalink
    January 29, 2015 7:13 pm

    I hope 2015 is as great as 2014 was, that was one amazing product.

  8. Greg 'Jayhawkaholic' permalink
    March 4, 2015 2:07 pm

    Are the “Original Donruss Buyback Autographs” going to continue to be called the Recollection Collection and be stamped as they were last year?

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