Chipper Jones RCs & More, Pt. 2

Top Cards from the 1990 MLB Draft’s Top Pick

Date: Feb 22, 2024
Topics: Baseball, Chipper Jones, Rookie Cards
Length: 509 Words
Reading Time: ~3 Minutes

Chipper Jones’ name rings in Atlanta like Usher’s. After all, the Braves legend recorded the last official hit in Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium history and the first hit in ATL’s legendary Turner Field. Like the Super Bowl performing artist, the Hall of Fame third baseman’s influence reaches beyond The Peach State, as he authored a career that included eight All-Star appearances, an NL MVP crowning, and the elusive status as a World Champion. His resume, popularity, and notoriety as one of the best infielders to lace them up only add value to his rookie cards and more. So check out our list of the “Chip Off the Ole Block’s” greatest RCs and others.


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Chipper Jones RCs

1995 Bowman Baseball Prime Prospect #262 Chipper Jones Gold Foil

The Silver Foil edition of the 1995 Bowman Baseball Prime Prospect #262 Chipper Jones could be found in every pack, which makes the Gold Foil the true star of the shThe Gold Foil is located in just one out of every six p andFoil adds an exclusive touch that drives up card values. Additionally, the 1995 Bowman set was released the same year Jones, a rookie, helped the Braves clinch a World Championship.

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1992 Classic Best Chipper Jones Blue Bonus

Major card brands wasted no time hopping on the Jones train when it left the station, keeping a close eye on the moves of the 1990 MLB Draft’s top pick. Classic quickly joined the action, releasing the 1992 Classic Best Chipper Jones card, which features an image from Jones’ Single A-Advanced tenure with the Durham Bulls. Across 70 games with the Bulls, he boasted a .277 batting average and was promptly promoted to double-A Greenville.

Chipper Jones RCs

1993 Topps Stadium Club Members Only #638 Chipper Jones

Exclusively available to members of the esteemed “Topps Stadium Club,” the 1993 Stadium Club boasted a unique offering: a coveted 750-card set adorned with distinctive “Members Only” foil stamping in the upper-right corner of each card. While visually identical to the regular base cards, these cards carried an aura of exclusivity thanks to this special feature. With production estimated at a mere 12,000 individual sets, the Members Only edition #638 Chipper Jones takes some research to locate. Happy Hunting!

Chipper Jones RCs

2017 Bowman Baseball 70th Anniversary Buyback Autographs Chipper Jones 1991 /20

Topps has been shaking things up with their buyback card programs, injecting old cards with new life – often adding flashy foil stamps for extra flair. Case in point: In 2017, Bowman dropped 20 copies of Chipper Jones’ 1991 Rookie Card, each one serial-numbered for that extra touch of exclusivity.

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1991 Topps Desert Shield #333 Chipper Jones RC

Regarded as one of Jones’ most coveted cards, the Topps Desert Shield #333 Rookie Card boasts a distinctive gold stamp signifying its exclusivity. Limited to approximately 6,800 copies, this edition was exclusively distributed to service men and women stationed in Iraq and Kuwait during Operation Desert Shield. Alongside this legendary variant, collectors also seek out the Tiffany version, with its print run remaining undisclosed.


Chipper Jones RCs & More, Pt. 1


Chipper Jones RCs & More, Pt. 1

Chipper Jones’ Top Cards

Date: Feb 22, 2024
Topics: Baseball, Chipper Jones, Rookie Cards
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