First look: 2014 Topps MLS

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By Susan Lulgjuraj | Beckett Sports Card Monthly Editor

Topps will add a focus on the World Cup with 2014 Topps MLS releases next year.

Each box of 2014 Topps MLS will contain 24 packs with 10 cards in each pack. There will also be three autographs and three relics in every box.

Topps MLS is scheduled to come out the week of March 12

Here’s a breakdown of the product:

Base set

The base set will have 200 veterans and rookies on the checklist with an unannounced number of short-prints. The base set parallels will include Blue (numbered to 50), Gold (numbered to 25), Black (numbered to 10), Brazilian (numbered to five) and 1-of-1 Golazo and Printing Plate parallels.

Autographs

Autographed relics will feature a player’s signature with a piece of game-used memorabilia. In addition, there will be five parallels of the autographed relics.

MLS Maestros includes autographs from top stars around the league. These cards will include Gold, Black, Red, Brazilian and Golazo parallels.

Topps is highlighting the youngsters in the MLS with 24 Under 24 Die-Cut Autographs.

Icons Autographs will feature some of the best U.S. soccer players including Alexi Lalas and Cobi Jones.

Relics

The MLS Kits will include several parallels of Blue, Red, Green (hobby only), Silver Jumbo, Gold Letters (hobby only) and a Golazo Patch.

Inserts

There will be four types of inserts in 2014 Topps MLS: World’s Stage, 1976/77 English Footballers, Topps Mini and Generation Adidas. The World’s Stage and English Footballers cards will have autograph parallels numbered to 25.

Susan Lulgjuraj is an editor at Beckett Media. You can email her here with questions, comments or ideas. Follow her on Twitter here. Follow Beckett Media on Facebook and Twitter.

 

7 Comments

  1. Robert Braxton
    Posted Tuesday October 8th, 2013 at 03:13 AM | Permalink

    Nice; especially those EPL-70’s style inserts, keep those coming over the next few years!

  2. Posted Tuesday October 8th, 2013 at 03:47 AM | Permalink

    Clint Dempsey’s first card in a Sounders kit and an Alexi Lalas autograph, I am sold!

  3. Posted Tuesday October 8th, 2013 at 07:59 PM | Permalink

    A football team has 11 players.

    There are 19 clubs in MLS.

    11 X 19 = 209

    Last time I checked 200 < 209, epic fail.

  4. LAGalaxyCards
    Posted Tuesday October 8th, 2013 at 09:56 PM | Permalink

    Great looking product! Hopefully they release Galaxy relics/patches.

  5. Ilias
    Posted Saturday October 19th, 2013 at 01:52 AM | Permalink

    This looks awesome and that Lalas 1/1 I bet lol

  6. JF
    Posted Friday February 21st, 2014 at 10:58 PM | Permalink

    Will there be a MLS Match Attax offering?

  7. Derp
    Posted Wednesday August 13th, 2014 at 08:37 AM | Permalink

    I got both the Lalas and the Cobi Jones XD Anyone know buy how much they are worth/want to buy them?

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