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Topps reveals Jose Abreu as one of remaining mystery autograph redemptions

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By Chris Olds | Beckett Baseball Editor

The mystery is no more — and it’s Chicago White Sox slugger Jose Abreu.

Topps revealed the identities of several mystery redemption players on Tuesday, and the powerful Cuban slugger who leads the majors with 12 home runs is among them, appearing on three of the six autographs announced.

But he’s far from the only elite draw here.

In 2014 Topps Series 1, Mystery Redemption No. 1 will be a Hall of Fame Class of 2014 triple autograph of Tom Glavine, Greg Maddux and Frank Thomas. Redemption No. 2 in that brand is Abreu.

In 2014 Topps Museum Collection, Mystery Redemption No. 1 is an Albert Pujols 500 Home Run Club autograph, while Abreu appears on Mystery Redemption No. 2.

In 2014 Topps Gypsy Queen, Abreu rounds things out appearing on Mystery Redemption No. 1.

Chris Olds is the editor of Beckett Baseball and Beckett Sports Card Monthly magazines. Have a comment, question or idea? Send an email to him at colds@beckett.com. Follow him on Twitter by clicking here.

2 Comments

David

That Abreu photo- the same one used in Bowman this year- is actually airbrushed from this picture of him on the Cuban National team. Topps did a pretty good job doing this, including taking out the background message that is written in a foreign language.

Posted May 6, 2014 at 12:15 pm | Permalink
colin

does anyone know when topps mite send this out……ive redeemed it with them

Posted June 4, 2014 at 3:28 am | Permalink

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