All-Time Topps Baseball Series 2 Rookies, Pt. 2

Top Series 2 Rookies to Collect

Date: Jun 6, 2024
Topics: 2024 Topps Baseball Series 2, Baseball, Education, MLB, Rookie Cards
Length: 516 Words
Reading Time: ~3 Minutes

In the ever-evolving universe of baseball, there’s a moment that sends shivers down the spines of fans and collectors alike: the grand reveal of Topps Baseball Series 2 rookies. It’s the time when the diamond dreams of budding legends collide with the iconic cardboard canvas of the Topps flagship product. With the 2024 Topps Baseball Series 2 set to drop imminently, we’re about to witness a fresh wave of rookie sensations stepping into the limelight. But before we dive into the excitement of the newest batch, let’s take a trip down memory lane. Throughout the ages, these packs have housed the debuts of titans-in-the-making, from the unexpected underdogs to the prodigious phenoms who turned heads with every swing and pitch. So, as we eagerly await the latest release, join us in celebrating the magic of Topps Baseball Series 2 rookies by exploring our curated collection of the most legendary debutants.


All-Time Topps Baseball Series 2 Rookies


2018 Topps Baseball Series 2 #700 Shohei Ohtani

player info

• 2018 al Rookie of the year
• three-time All-Star
• two-time AL MVP
• first player to be selected to the all-Star Game as both a pitcher and position player
• first player in MLB history to reach at least 100 innings pitched, 100 strikeouts and 100 rbis in the same season

set info

• 350 card set

back of card

• held an era of 2.52 through five seasons in japan
• aimed to be the first player since babe ruth to star as a pitcher and batter simultaneously

2018 Topps Baseball Series 2 #698 Ronald Acuna Jr. Bat Down SP RC

player info

• 2018 NL Rookie of the year
• four-time All-star
• 2023 NL MVP
• first player to record at least 40 homers and 60 rbis in the same season

set info

• 350 card set

back of card

• at 19, Acuna became the youngest player to win the Arizona fall league MVP award

2012 Topps Baseball Series 2 #661 Bryce Harper SP RC

player info

• 2012 NL rookie of the year
• seven-time All-Star
• two-time NL MVP
•2012 NLCs MVP

set info

• 330 card set

card back

• batted .297 in 2011 minor league season

2005 Topps Baseball Series 2 #677 Justin Verlander RC

player info

• Nine-time All-star
• three-time Cy young award winner
• two-time World Series champion
• 2011 al mvp
• 2011 triple crown winner

set info

• 366 card set

card back

• No. 2 pick in the 2004 draft
• two-time first team All-Colonial athletic association pick at old dominion

2002 Topps Baseball Series 2 #622 Joe Mauer RC

player info

• six-time All-Star
• three-time aL batting champ
• no. 7 is retired by the twins organization
• inducted into the hall of fame in 2024

set info

• 354 card set

card back

• Batted .400 during the 2001 minor league season

2001 Topps Series 2 #726 Ichiro Suzuki RC

player info

• second player in mlb history to win rookie of the year and MVP honors in the same season
• 10-time All-Star
• set mlb record for hits in a season in 2004
• part of 3,000-hit club
• in the mariners’ Hall of fame

set info

• 385 card set
• topps’ 50th anniversary in baseball cards

back of card

• first japanese-born position player in mlb history
• won seven consecutive batting crowns with the orix blue wave


All-Time Topps Baseball Series 2 Rookies, Pt. 1


All-Time Topps Baseball Series 2 Rookies, Pt. 1

All-Time Topps Baseball Series 2 Rookies

Date: Jun 6, 2024
Topics: 2024 Topps Baseball Series 2, Baseball, Education, MLB, Rookie Cards
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