What Series 1 Box is Right for Me?

Our Guide to 2023 Topps Series 1 Baseball Products

Date: Feb 15, 2023
Topics: 2023 Topps Series 1 Baseball, Baseball, Collecting, MLB, Topps Series 1
Length: 461 Words
Reading Time: ~3 Minutes

Topps Series 1 Baseball release day has come again, and the 2023 Topps Series 1 Baseball is one of the best sets yet! With the release of the most significant set of the year, there are multiple products you can purchase to suit your personal ripping style. Overwhelming? Don’t worry. We’ve got you covered with a look at each of the main product configurations below.

2023 Topps Series 1 Baseball – Hobby Box

The 2023 Series 1 Hobby Box is perfect for the more traditional collector. The box offers a wide variety of base cards, parallels, and inserts. It also guarantees one “hit” per box, which could be an autograph card, a relic card, or an autograph relic card. Exclusive to this offering is the Clear Variations of 100 select base cards – the card is printed on clear, acetate material. Other cards are limited to the Hobby and Hobby Jumbo boxes like the Base Card Black Parallels (#’d to 72), sketch cards, Topps Reverence Autograph Relics, and more. This box also contains one bonus Silver Pack with exclusive 1988 Topps Chrome Insert Cards.

2023 Topps Series 1 Baseball – Hobby Jumbo

The 2023 Topps Series 1 Baseball Hobby Jumbo box is an excellent purchase for the “hit seeker.” Each box is guaranteed to contain one autograph card, one relic card, and one manufactured relic card. These Hobby Jumbo boxes are the only place collectors will find the Base Card Gold Foil Parallels (1:2 packs) and the Oversized League Leaders Boxloader cards (25 subjects, 1 per box). They also share exclusive cards with the Hobby boxes, as mentioned above. Also, this box will contain TWO of the bonus Silver Packs with 1988 Topps Chrome Insert cards.

2023 Topps Series 1 Baseball – Relic Box SE

The 2023 Topps Series 1 Baseball Relic Box SE is one of several types of Series 1 retail offerings. Different pack and box types can be found for retail at Target, Walmart, etc. Retail boxes range in price, but some start at just a few dollars. These packs and boxes are perfect for the baseball fan new to collecting or the seasoned collector looking to complete a set. An exclusive insert set is found only in retail products called “Stars of the MLB.” This exclusive insert features 30 of the most collectible MLB players. This insert also receives a Chrome version, and both sets receive parallels, including the highly sought-after SUPERFRACTOR 1/1. The 2023 Topps Series 1 Baseball – Relic Box SE will contain an exclusive Team Logo Commemorative Patch Card, paring a notable player with a patch created for these cards.

2023 Topps Series 1 offers multiple ways to engage with your favorite MLB stars through a variety of products. Whether you’re focused on collecting with a Hobby Box, going big with a Jumbo Hobby, or going retail, now is the perfect time to start collection Series 1.


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