While an assortment of patterns still populate the set, 2017 Topps High Tek Baseball goes even bigger.
Whereas the 2016 release had one autograph and eight total cards per box, the 2017 Topps High Tek checklist greatly expands that to 40 total cards, including two on-card autographs.
2017 Topps High Tek Baseball Base Patterns / Parallels
Promising even more patterns and variations, the base set is once again broken into different groups. Pattern 1 includes Blackout (4 per box), Tidal Defractor (#'d), Green Rainbow (#/99), Blue Rainbow (#/50), Orange Magma Diffractor (#/25), Red Orbit Diffractor (#/10), and Gold Galactic Diffractor (1/1) parallels. Averaging one per box are the Pattern 2 Blackout parallels. There are also many pattern variations to chase.
2017 Topps High Tek Baseball Variations / Inserts
Incorporating Magma Diffractor foil, the themed Image Variation cards are numbered to 50 copies. New inserts include Jubilation (#/50) for displays of excitement and TwiliTEK (#/50), which evokes the look of twilight. In addition, top first-year players are found in the Rookies (#/50) insert with Magma Diffractor foil. All inserts have a Gold Galactic Diffractor parallel (1/1).
2017 Topps High Tek Baseball Autographs
Dropping two signed cards per box, 2017 Topps High Tek Baseball features base Autographs with Green Rainbow (#'d), Blackout (#'d), Blue Rainbow (#/50), Orange Magma Diffractor (#/25), Red Orbit Diffractor (#/10), and Gold Galactic Diffractor (1/1) parallels.
Each insert noted above also offers a hard-signed autograph set that is serial numbered. Reaching back into the High Tek history (1998-2000) are on-card Buyback Autograph issues that are limited to only ten copies.
Release Date: 11/15/2017
Product Configuration: 40 cards per pack, 1 pack per box, 12 boxes per case
2017 Topps High Tek Baseball Hobby Box Break
- 2 Autographs
- 5 Pattern Parallels
- 3 #'d Base or Inserts (On average)
- 40 Total Cards
2017 Topps High Tek Baseball Case Hits
- 1 SpectTEKular Base Diffractor (#/15 or less)