Topps Adds 20 Draft Picks to Traded & Rookies
Topps announces that it is including 20 top picks from the 2004 Amateur Baseball Draft into
packs of 2004 Topps Traded & Rookies.
In addition to the 20 Draft Picks, Topps will also include an all-new 1 of 1 parallel for the
regular set and a 1 of 1 Blue Refractor Parallel for the Chrome set. And the ever-popular printing
plates are also a new addition. There will be 1760 plates in all!
Here is the breakdown:
220 Base Cards - 65 Veterans (A-Rod as a Yank, Nomar as a Cub), 110 Rookies, 20 Prospects, 5 Managers,
20 Draft Picks
Complete Parallels - Gold Bordered (#’d to 2004), 1 of 1 Base Card Parallel, Chrome Refractor, 1 of 1
Blue Chrome Refractor, HTA-Only Uncirculated Black X-Fractor (#’d to 30)
Relics - (20) Transactions, (3) Dual Transactions, (17) Future Phenoms, (2) Hall of Fame, (1) Dual Hall
Autographs - (3) Signature Cuts / Ruth, Maris, Mize (1 of 1), (9) Signature Moves
Printing Plates - 4 Versions of Base Set and 4 Versions of Topps Chrome. 1760 TOTAL.
2004 Topps Traded & Rookies, which features 2 brands in one (Topps & Topps Chrome), releases October
18th. Each 10-card pack (8 Topps & 2 Topps Chrome) carries a $3.00 SRP. Each 24-pack box guarantees
one Autographed or Relic card.
Source: The Topps Company, Inc.
Date: August 10, 2004
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