The 2000 Tops Tek product was released in July,2000 as a 45-card base set. The set features 40 player cards (1-40), and five short-printed rookie cards (41-45). Please note that there are 20 variations of the 45-card base set. Variations 16-20 feature an assortment of colors. Each variation of the rookie subset is short-printed to 2000 serial numbered sets. Notable Rookie Cards include Rick Asadoorian.