Todd Helton RCs & More, Pt. 1

The “Toddfather’s” Cards to Collect

Date: Mar 29, 2024
Topics: Baseball, Rookie Cards, Todd Helton
Length: 451 Words
Reading Time: ~3 Minutes

Explore the legendary career of Todd Helton, affectionately known as the Toddfather or the backup quarterback behind NFL Hall of Famer Peyton Manning at Tennessee. From his debut as a rookie sensation to his recent induction into the Hall of Fame in 2024, Helton’s story is one of triumph and excellence. With a batting average of .316, 369 home runs, and 1,406 RBIs, his stats help tell the story of his Cooperstown induction. Alongside his impressive numbers, Helton boasts five All-Star selections, three Gold Glove Awards, and four Silver Slugger Awards. Check out Helton’s top rookie cards and more.


Todd Helton’s Cards to Collect


10: 2019 Topps 150 Years of Baseball #115 – Records and Awards: Todd Helton 

In 2019, Topps released its 150 Years of Baseball set, an online exclusive with each card having a seven-day shelf life. Among the set lied the 2019 Topps 150 Years of Baseball #115—Records and Awards: Todd Helton, a card commemorating Helton’s 2000 season, when he batted .372 and was crowned the MLB Batting Champion.

9: 2014 Topps Stadium Club #31 Todd Helton

Few players’ final moments were iconic enough to be memorialized on a card. Helton was one of the chosen, and the 2013 Topps Stadium Club #31 is Todd Helton serves as proof. In his final game at Coors Field, a Sept. 25, 2013, meeting with the Red Sox, the Hall of Fame first basemen took part in a ceremony that included speeches and an iconic send-off. He even capped off the night with a single on his last at-bat for hit no. 2,519. What a career!

8: 1998 Pinnacle Museum #PP76 Todd Helton RC

The 1998 Pinnacle Museum #PP76 Todd Helton card represents a milestone in Helton’s career. It’s his first card with Pinnacle and features one of his coolest early designs. As a rookie in 1998, the former backup quarterback at Tennessee hit 25 homers, drove in 97 RBIs, batted over .300, and finished second in the Rookie of the Year voting. And the rest is history!

7: 1996 Bowman #378 Todd Helton

Make some noise for Helton’s inaugural Bowman card, the 1996 Bowman #378 Todd Helton! This card’s status as his very first Bowman makes it an absolute must-have for any collector’s lineup. And for all you fresh-faced collectors out there, imagine if this were a 2024 First Bowman—it’d be adorned with that sought-after “First Bowman” stamp.

6: 1995 Best #126 Todd Helton SP

The 1995 Best #126 Todd Helton SP dropped the same year the Rockies made Helton the eighth pick in the MLB Draft and is one of the 2024 Hall of Famer’s earliest cards. The set was separated into 100 prospects and 35 draft picks, with the draft picks only being sold in retail packs. Happy Hunting!


Todd Helton RCs & More, Pt. 2


Todd Helton RCs & More, Pt. 2

Todd Helton’s Top Cards

Date: Mar 29, 2024
Topics: Baseball, Rookie Cards, Todd Helton
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