SAGE HIT was initially released in mid-April 2005 as the first football card release of the year. The base set consists of 50-cards including 11-short printed cards. Hobby boxes contained 30-packs of 5-cards and carried an S.R.P. of $3.99 per pack. A variety of inserts can be found seeded in packs highlighted by the multi-tiered Autograph and Reflect Gold Autograph inserts.