Some 24 hours later, it's still hard to decipher which created bigger reverberations yesterday: Panini America's 2012 National Treasures Baseball going live or Panini America announcing that it would be releasing 2012 Prizm Baseball in a few short months. Regardless of which development you appreciated most, there's no denying that both were headline grabbers in the trading card industry.
Some 24 hours later, it’s still hard to decipher which created bigger reverberations yesterday: Panini America’s 2012 National Treasures Baseball going live or Panini America announcing that it would be releasing 2012 Prizm Baseball in a few short months. Regardless of which development you appreciated most, there’s no denying that both were headline grabbers in the trading card industry.
But for the purposes of this post, we’re going to focus on the latter and delve a little deeper into some of the finer points of 2012 Prizm Baseball’s hobby configuration thanks to some expanded product details from our very own Mike Payne.
- 2 Autographs per box
- 3 Prizms per box
- Gold Prizms exclusive to hobby
- USA Baseball inserts include USA Baseball Prizms, USA Baseball Gold Prizms (#’d/10) and USA Baseball Signatures Prizms (#’d/25), including the first-ever USA Baseball autographs of Mike Trout; Trout’s appearance is also his first-ever USA Baseball Card (in addition to autograph
- Among the signers in the USA Baseball Signatures Prizms: Mike Trout, Buster Posey, Andrew McCutchen, Justin Verlander, Clayton Kershaw, Justin Upton and Austin Jackson, among others
- Rookie Prizm Autographs – Signers include Matt Harvey, Yoenis Cespedes, Jarrod Parker, Trevor Bauer and Brett Lawrie among others
- Rookie Relevance Prizms and Rookie Relevance Gold Prizms (#’d/10) include Bryce Harper, Trout, Yu Darvish and Wade Miley among others
- Top Prospects Prizms and Top Prospects Gold Prizms (#’d/10) include Manny Machado, Jurickson Profar, Dylan Bundy, Wil Myers, Zach Lee, Shelby Miller, Gerrit Cole and Mike Olt
- Key Rookie Cards in the product: Harper, Darvish, Wei-Yen Chin, Will Middlebrooks, Cespedes, Lawrie and Sergio Romo
- Elite Extra Edition Autograph Prizms (#’d/25) include Joey Gallo, Mike Zunino, Clint Coulter, Addison Russell, Corey Seager, Courtney Hawkins and David Dahl among others; also find regular Elite Extra Edition Autographs
- Elite Extra Edition Gold Prizms (#’d/10) – A 10-player set includes 2012 first-overall draft pick Carlos Correa
- Among non-prospect signers in 2012 Panini Prizm: Cal Ripken Jr., George Brett, Bo Jackson, Rickey Henderson, Ryne Sandberg, Reggie Jackson, Ken Griffey Jr., Don Mattingly, Tony Gwynn, Deion Sanders, Dave Winfield, Bernie Williams, David Wright, Paul Konerko, Joe Nathan, Joe Girardi, Chris Sales and R.A. Dickey among others
We’ll have plenty more to share regarding 2012 Prizm Baseball in the coming weeks. Until then, here’s hoping the above information and the below images are enough to keep you satiated until then.