To suggest that Panini America's upcoming 2015 USA Baseball Stars & Stripes product is shaping up to be one of the most impressive USA Baseball releases ever is certainly no April fools' joke -- even if the product is slated to release on April 1. To put it simply, a product steeped in patriotic pageantry and some of the brightest young stars in baseball universe is being built to impress.
To suggest that Panini America’s upcoming 2015 USA Baseball Stars & Stripes product is shaping up to be one of the most impressive USA Baseball releases ever is certainly no April fools’ joke — even if the product is slated to release on April 1. To put it simply, a product steeped in patriotic pageantry and some of the brightest young stars in baseball universe is being built to impress.
The product deliver stunning game-worn memorabilia offerings (such as the USA Baseball Jumbo Swatch Silhouettes), an autograph checklist bulging with established stars and plenty of potential, and the USA Baseball debut of the popular Crusade insert. Each hobby box of 2015 USA Baseball Stars & Stripes (eight cards per pack, 24 packs per box) will deliver four autograph or memorabilia cards, 12 parallels, 12 Crusades, four Champions, four Diamond Kings, four Fireworks and four Statistical Standouts.
Featured among the product’s considerable highlights . . .
- An autograph checklist featuring the likes of Kris Bryant, Kyle Schwarber, Addison Russell, Trea Turner and Carlos Rodon.
- Hobby-exclusive USA Baseball memorabilia including bat knobs, bat barrels, jersey letters, USA Flag patches, laundry tags and jersey buttons.
- Autographs and memorabilia from the current USA Baseball National Team as well as top prospects who’ve recently played for USA Baseball, all numbered to 299 or less.
- Hobby-exclusive Stars & Stripes Signatures, and USA Baseball Jumbo Swatch Silhouettes Signatures, all numbered to 99 or less.
- Hobby-exclusive base-set printing plates.
- A 100-card base set that includes current Collegiate, 18U and 15U National Teams and four different Longevity parallels.
- The classic Crusade chase makes its USA Baseball debut with Red, Red & Blue, Gold, Camo and Black versions numbered to 99 or less.
- The 100-card Stars & Stripes Signatures insert combines on-acetate autographs and memorabilia on the same card, highlighted by Prime, Button and Laundry Tag versions numbered to 25 or less.
- Game Gear Materials Signatures provides a classic autograph/memorabilia chase numbered to 99 and featuring five parallel levels numbered to 49 or less.
- Also look for the rare Letterman insert featuring full nameplate letters and the legendary Diamond Kings insert honoring all-time USA Baseball greats such as Mark McGwire and Fred Lynn.
We’ll plenty more on 2015 USA Baseball Stars & Stripes in the coming weeks right here on The Knight’s Lance. But for now, here’s your first extended sneak peek at the product:
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.