2016 Topps Dynasty Baseball Checklist Gets More Colorful

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The first two sets of Topps Dynasty Baseball had color but much of it came from the patches found on the majority of the cards. 2016 Topps Dynasty Baseball keeps a similar configuration but the design has been given a colorful and textured overhaul.

2016 Topps Dynasty Baseball Header

Once again, boxes come with just one card numbered to 10 or less. Everything is either an autographed memorabilia card or a cut signature. Needless to say, it remains at the top of Topps’ high-end portfolio.

The biggest change that collectors will notice about 2016 Topps Dynasty Baseball is the general design. The brand’s 2014 debut was largely black with a single-color image of the player. 2015 switched to white but the one-tone images remained. This time around, players get a more traditional full-color shot. The card stock is done on a textured cotton and also includes some embossing. It’s doubtful many of the cards will actually be handled much, though, as they come encased.

Autographed Patch cards have roughly the same sized piece of game-used memorabilia as before. Base versions are numbered to 10 while parallels are limited to 5 and 1.

New On This Day Autographed Patch cards (/5) have swatches that can be tracked by MLB Authentication. Similar to the memorabilia cards in Topps Strata Baseball, these come with a numbered hologram that is attached to a database and the swatch can be tracked to a specific game.

For some retired stars where patch swatches might not be available, they’re featured on Autographed Dual Relic Greats. Like autographed patch cards, signatures are done on-card. These are numbered to 5 with a 1/1 parallel.

2016 Topps Dynasty Baseball has as many as 100 Cut Signature cards. All are one-of-ones. No more than ten Dual Relic Legend Cut Signature cards are included in the product. These pair the autograph with a couple of pieces of memorabilia.

2016 Topps Dynasty Baseball at a glance:

Packs per box: 1
Cards per pack: 1
Boxes per case: 5
Release date: December 7, 2016

What to expect in a hobby box:

• Autographed Relic or Cut Signature Card (/10 or less) – 1

2016 Topps Dynasty Baseball Checklist

Autographed Patches

2016 Topps Dynasty Baseball Autographed Patch Mike Trout

/10

Parallels:

• /5
• 1/1

The following is a player list along with the teams they’re featured on. In the past for Dynasty, most players have had several cards.

Bobby Abreu, Los Angeles Angels
Jose Altuve, Houston Astros
Nolan Arenado, Colorado Rockies
Jake Arrieta, Chicago Cubs
Craig Biggio, Houston Astros
Wade Boggs, Boston Red Sox
Wade Boggs, Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Kris Bryant, Chicago Cubs
Robinson Cano, Seattle Mariners
Rod Carew, California Angels
Steve Carlton, Philadelphia Phillies
Steve Carlton, Philadelphia Phillies
Roger Clemens, Houston Astros
Carlos Correa, Houston Astros
Jacob deGrom, New York Mets
Prince Fielder, Texas Rangers
Carlton Fisk, Chicago White Sox
Freddie Freeman, Atlanta Braves
Lucas Giolito, Washington Nationals
Tom Glavine, New York Mets
Adrian Gonzalez, Los Angeles Dodgers
Alex Gordon, Kansas City Royals
Sonny Gray, Oakland Athletics
Ken Griffey Jr., Cincinnati Reds
Ken Griffey Jr., Seattle Mariners
Vladimir Guerrero, Montréal Expos
Cole Hamels, Texas Rangers
Bryce Harper, Washington Nationals
Rickey Henderson, Oakland Athletics
Felix Hernandez, Seattle Mariners
Jason Heyward, Chicago Cubs
Ichiro, Miami Marlins
Ichiro, New York Yankees
Ichiro, Seattle Mariners
Reggie Jackson, Oakland Athletics
Derek Jeter, New York Yankees
Adam Jones, Baltimore Orioles
Chipper Jones, Atlanta Braves
Clayton Kershaw, Los Angeles Dodgers
Barry Larkin, Cincinnati Reds
Francisco Lindor, Cleveland Indians
Manny Machado, Baltimore Orioles
Kenta Maeda, Los Angeles Dodgers
Pedro Martinez, Boston Red Sox
Pedro Martinez, Montréal Expos
Pedro Martinez, New York Mets
Mark McGwire, Oakland Athletics
Mark McGwire, St. Louis Cardinals
Dale Murphy, Atlanta Braves
David Ortiz, Boston Red Sox
Joc Pederson, Los Angeles Dodgers
Dustin Pedroia, Boston Red Sox
Pelé
Andy Pettitte, Houston Astros
Andy Pettitte, New York Yankees
Mike Piazza, New York Mets
Mike Piazza, San Diego Padres
Buster Posey, San Francisco Giants
David Price, Boston Red Sox
Albert Pujols, St. Louis Cardinals
Anthony Rizzo, Chicago Cubs
Alex Rodriguez, New York Yankees
Addison Russell, Chicago Cubs
Nolan Ryan, Houston Astros
Nolan Ryan, Texas Rangers
Chris Sale, Chicago White Sox
Deion Sanders, Cincinnati Reds
Miguel Sano, Minnesota Twins
Kyle Schwarber, Chicago Cubs
Corey Seager, Los Angeles Dodgers
Luis Severino, New York Yankees
John Smoltz, Atlanta Braves
George Springer, Houston Astros
Trevor Story, Colorado Rockies
Noah Syndergaard, New York Mets
Frank Thomas, Chicago White Sox
Mike Trout, Los Angeles Angels
Troy Tulowitzki, Toronto Blue Jays
Julio Urias, Los Angeles Dodgers
Joey Votto, Cincinnati Reds
Michael Wacha, St. Louis Cardinals
David Wright, New York Mets
Robin Yount, Milwaukee Brewers

Autographed Dual Relic Greats

12 cards. /5.

Parallels:

• 1/1

Andre Dawson, Chicago Cubs
Al Kaline, Detroit Tigers
Carl Yastrzemski, Boston Red Sox
Don Mattingly, New York Yankees
Frank Robinson, Baltimore Orioles
Hank Aaron, Atlanta Braves
Johnny Bench, Cincinnati Reds
Lou Brock St., Louis Cardinals
Ozzie Smith, St. Louis Cardinals
Omar Vizquel, Cleveland Indians
Ryne Sandberg, Chicago Cubs
Steve Carlton, Philadelphia Phillies

Cut Signatures

60 cards. 1/1.

2016 Topps Dynasty Baseball Cut Sigantures Ty Cobb

Happy Chandler
Al Lopez, Chicago White Sox
Bill Dickey, New York Yankees
Bob Feller, Cleveland Indians
Burleigh Grimes, Brooklyn Dodgers
Billy Herman, Chicago Cubs
Bob Lemon, Cleveland Indians
Buck Leonard
Bill Terry, New York Giants
Charlie Gehringer, Detroit Tigers
Connie Mack, Philadelphia Athletics
Cy Young, Boston Red Sox
Dizzy Dean, St. Louis Cardinals
Don Drysdale, Los Angeles Dodgers
Duke Snider, Brooklyn Dodgers
Earl Averill, Cleveland Indians
Ernie Banks, Chicago Cubs
Eddie Mathews, Milwaukee Braves
Edd Roush, Cincinnati Reds
Enos Slaughter, St. Louis Cardinals
Frankie Frisch, St. Louis Cardinals
George Kell, Detroit Tigers
Hank Greenberg, Detroit Tigers
George “High Pockets” Kelly, New York Giants
Hoyt Wilhelm, Chicago White Sox
James “Cool Papa” Bell
Jocko Conlan
Joe DiMaggio, New York Yankees
Joe DiMaggio, New York Yankees
Jim Catfish Hunter, Oakland Athletics
Johnny Mize, St. Louis Cardinals
Joe Sewell, Cleveland Indians
Luke Appling, Chicago White Sox
Lou Boudreau, Cleveland Indians
Larry Doby, Cleveland Indians
Lee MacPhail
Lloyd Waner, Pittsburgh Pirates
Monte Irvin, New York Giants
Nellie Fox, Chicago White Sox
Phil Rizzuto, New York Yankees
Pee Wee Reese, Brooklyn Dodgers
Roberto Clemente, Pittsburgh Pirates
Red Faber, Chicago White Sox
Rick Ferrell, St. Louis Browns
Ralph Kiner, Pittsburgh Pirates
Roger Maris, New York Yankees
Ron Santo, Chicago Cubs
Ray Schalk, Chicago White Sox
Stan Coveleski, Cleveland Indians
Stan Musial, St. Louis Cardinals
Stan Musial, St. Louis Cardinals
Satchel Paige, Cleveland Indians
Ty Cobb, Detroit Tigers
Travis Jackson, New York Giants
Ted Lyons, Chicago White Sox
Ted Williams, Boston Red Sox
Ted Williams, Boston Red Sox
Waite Hoyt, New York Yankees
Walter Johnson, Washington Senators
Warren Spahn, Milwaukee Braves

Dual Relic Legend Cut Signatures

10 cards. 1/1.

2016 Topps Dynasty Baseball Cut Signatures Dual Relic Clemente

Babe Ruth, New York Yankees
Honus Wagner, Pittsburgh Pirates
Jackie Robinson, Brooklyn Dodgers
Lou Gehrig, New York Yankees
Roberto Clemente, Pittsburgh Pirates
Roger Maris, New York Yankees
Stan Musial, St. Louis Cardinals
Ty Cobb, Detroit Tigers
Ted Williams, Boston Red Sox
Warren Spahn, Milwaukee Braves

On This Day Autographed Jumbo Patch

4 cards. /5.

2016 Topps Dynasty Baseball On This Day Autographed Patch

Clayton Kershaw, Los Angeles Dodgers
Dustin Pedroia, Boston Red Sox
Jacob deGrom, New York Mets
Kyle Schwarber, Chicago Cubs

Comments? Questions? Contact Ryan Cracknell on Twitter @tradercracks.

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11 comments

  1. jkz 30 November, 2016 at 15:43

    Unfortunately this is a Topps product, which means that nothing is guaranteed as being anything from anywhere.

    This MIGHT be the only product they produce without “Manufactured Relics”. At least as far as anyone knows…

    • Ryan Cracknell 30 November, 2016 at 16:27

      For the handful of On This Day patches, you’ll be able to look up exactly what game the piece was from on the MLB website.

  2. Richard 30 November, 2016 at 19:07

    Honestly, for the cut sigs, as long as the signatures are real I don’t care that much about the memorabilia pieces. The problem is, there is zero chance I can afford the ones I’d like to get.

    Even the Spahn piece, and you can get his autograph for under $20 for an on card cert autograph. Same with the Musial.

    I’d love a Clemente, Ruth or Cobb or Jackie.
    If any of them go for under $1000 I’d be surprised.

  3. Anthony palmer 28 January, 2017 at 17:35

    Purchased 2 schwarber cards numbered to 5. To only find out there are more of the same cards out there with different pieces of jerseys and a different pic out there numbered to 5. I thought there were only 5 cards produced like that. But it turns out there are more with the same numbers.

    • Ryan Cracknell 30 January, 2017 at 11:15

      This has been the case since Dynasty debuted a couple of years ago. The checklist we have posted here mentions that as well.

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