2021 Topps Stadium Club Baseball Variations Guide

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Like much of the product, photos are at the forefront of the 2021 Topps Stadium Club Baseball variations. However, they’re getting some company this year. With the brand celebrating its 30th anniversary this year, there’s a couple of additional SSP themes that throw it back to the early days.

2021 Topps Stadium Club Baseball Image Variations

First up are the Image Variations. These are standard photo switches, something that Stadium Club has been doing for several years. These short prints look like regular base cards except for the picture. They don’t necessarily stand out, especially in a set like this where stellar photos are the norm.

In the case of Mickey Mantle, it’s a little different. He’s not in the base set. Yet, he’s got an Image Variation at card #52, a reference to his iconic 1952 Topps card. 2021 Topps Series 2 Baseball has something similar.

Image Variations land 1:179 hobby and 1:287 blaster packs.

2021 Topps Stadium Club Baseball Design and Rookie Design Variations

Design Variations are new to 2021 Topps Stadium Club Baseball. These switch up the layout on the front and make it look like a 1991 Stadium Club Baseball card. On the vast majority of cards, the image remains the same.

2021 Topps Stadium Club Design Variations Jacob deGrom

At the blaster level, these have the same odds as Image Variations at 1:179 hobby and 1:287 blaster packs.

Separate from these are additional Rookie Design Variations. These move up a year and use the look of 1992 Topps Stadium Club Baseball to spotlight key first-year players. These are even tougher to pull at 1:389 hobby and 1:683 blaster packs.

2021 Topps Stadium Club Baseball Variations Nick Madrigal Rookie Design

Select Design and Rookie Design Variations also have autograph versions. It appears that they are numbered to 25.

It’s worth noting that 2021 Stadium Club has other cards with throwback designs. The Stadium Club Greats insert set showcases some of the brand’s top cards through the years. These have numbering on the back that starts with “SCG-“. The back is also completely different. Still, if you come across something with an old design, it’s not necessarily a variation.

Confirming 2021 Topps Stadium Club Baseball Variations with the Codes on the Back

If you’re eyesight is strong, card backs offer the usual shortcut for confirming variations. Like a lot of other Topps variations, scan the fine print on the bottom of the backs. At the end is a CMP code. That code changes between different card types and is a giveaway between base cards and variations (and other types of inserts).

Although every card in the product has these codes, they’re really only helpful to confirm variations. Here are the code endings applicable here:

  • Base – 244
  • Image Variations – 289
  • Design Variations – 545
  • Rookie Design Variations – 291

These codes aren’t actually here for collectors. It’s part of the production process. Topps isn’t intentionally printing tiny print to make it hard. We’re not really the audience of the fine print. A label by the card number like Topps Heritage variations would certainly make everything clear, but, for the moment, codes and image references are what we’ve got.

If you’re trying identify other cards, it’s much easier to look at the main checklist and use the card numbers that are bigger.

2021 Topps Stadium Club Baseball Variations Checklist

Here’s a list of confirmed 2021 Topps Stadium Club variations. We’ll continue to add more as they surface as well as fill in any image gaps. If you’re looking for a specific card, click on the links to see what’s currently available on eBay.

  • Image = Image Variation
  • Design = Design Variation
  • RC Design = Rookie Design Variation

1 Cody Bellinger – Image | Design
7 Nate Pearson – Image | Design | RC Design
8 Rafael Devers – Image
11 Gerrit Cole – Image | Design
18 Garrett Crochet – RC Design
26 Trevor Rogers – RC Design
30 Ryan Mountcastle – Image | Design | RC Design
31 Joey Votto – Image | Design
33 Paul Goldschmidt – Design
37 Shohei Ohtani – Image | Design
39 Sam Huff – RC Design
43 Evan White – RC Design
44 Bo Bichette – Image | Design
47 Jazz Chisholm – RC Design
50 Dylan Carlson – Image | Design | RC Design

52 Mickey Mantle – Image | Design
52 Rafael Marchan – RC Design
55 Miguel Cabrera – Image
56 Eloy Jimenez – Image | Design
57 Ronald Acuna Jr. – Image | Design
61 Dane Dunning – RC Design
62 Andrew McCutchen – Image | Design
66 Buster Posey – Image | Design
71 Clayton Kershaw – Image | Design
74 Javier Baez – Image | Design
77 Jesus Sanchez – RC Design
76 Derek Jeter – Image | Design
78 Francisco Lindor – Image
79 Keegan Akin – RC Design
82 Casey Mize – Image | Design | RC Design
84 Keibert Ruiz – RC Design
86 Yadier Molina – Image
87 Ichiro – Image | Design
90 Max Scherzer – Image | Design
92 Nolan Arenado – Image | Design
94 Clarke Schmidt – RC Design
97 Luis Garcia – Image | Design | RC Design
99 Tarik Skubal – RC Design
100 Mookie Betts – Image | Design

103 Cristian Javier – RC Design
107 Dean Kremer – RC Design
109 Spencer Howard – RC Design
110 Sixto Sanchez – Image | Design
112 Alec Bohm – Image | Design | RC Design
118 Alex Bregman – Image | Design
125 Bobby Dalbec – Image | Design | RC Design
134 Luis Robert – Image | Design
135 David Wright – Design
139 Drew Rasmussen – RC Design
140 Deivi Garcia – RC Design
141 Triston McKenzie – RC Design
142 Pavin Smith – RC Design
148 Alex Kirilloff – RC Design
157 Ryan Jeffers – RC Design
159 Alejandro Kirk – RC Design
166 Anthony Rizzo – Image | Design
167 Jacob deGrom – Image | Design
168 Daulton Varsho – RC Design
170 Shane McClanahan – RC Design
172 Vladimir Guerrero Jr. – Image | Design
174 Bryce Harper – Image | Design
178 Andres Gimenez – RC Design
181 Jake Cronenworth – RC Design
193 Tucker Davidson – RC Design
200 Mike Trout – Image | Design

203 Ian Anderson – Image | Design | RC Design
205 Kyle Lewis – Image | Design
209 Christian Yelich – Image | Design
212 Ke’Bryan Hayes – Image | Design | RC Design
216 Brady Singer – RC Design
220 Juan Soto – Image | Design
221 Tyler Stephenson – RC Design
223 Ken Griffey Jr. – Image | Design
231 Jo Adell – Image | Design | RC Design
241 Joey Bart – Image | Design | RC Design
242 Kris Bryant – Image | Design
245 Cristian Pache – Image | Design | RC Design
255 Aaron Judge – Image | Design
259 Shane Bieber – Image | Design
262 Frank Thomas – Design
264 Jose Garcia – RC Design
268 Chipper Jones – Design
281 Pete Alonso – Image | Design
289 Manny Machado – Image
290 Leody Taveras – RC Design
292 Fernando Tatis Jr. – Image | Design

2021 Topps Stadium Club Baseball Variations Gallery

Use the tabs to easily navigate between the different variation types.

Image

2021 Topps Stadium Club Image Variations

1 Cody Bellinger, Los Angeles Dodgers

2021 Topps Stadium Club Baseball Variations Cody Bellinger Image
Image – wearing helmet
Base – catching at wall

7 Nate Pearson, Toronto Blue Jays

Image – throwing, blue jersey
Base – catching, white jersey

8 Rafael Devers, Boston Red Sox

2021 Topps Stadium Club Baseball Variations Rafael Devers
Image – with bat
Base – sitting on ground

11 Gerrit Cole, New York Yankees

Image – gray jersey, facing forward
Base – pinstripe jersey, close-up

30 Ryan Mountcastle, Baltimore Orioles

Image – fielding, white jersey
Base – batting, orange jersey

31 Joey Votto, Cincinnati Reds

Image – batting stance
Base – swinging, looking up

37 Shohei Ohtani, Los Angeles Angels

Image – with bat
Base – running

44 Bo Bichette, Toronto Blue Jays

Image – blue shirt
Base – gray jersey and helmet

50 Dylan Carlson, St. Louis Cardinals

Image – climbing wall
Base – jumping in front of wall, Price Chopper sign

52 Mickey Mantle, New York Yankees

2021 Topps Stadium Club Baseball Variations Mickey Mantle
Image – Mickey Mantle
Base – Rafael Marchan

55 Miguel Cabrera, Detroit Tigers

Image – sliding
Base – holding helmet

56 Eloy Jimenez, Chicago White Sox

Image – carrying bag
Base – at wall, wearing throwback jersey

57 Ronald Acuna Jr., Atlanta Braves

2021 Topps Stadium Club Baseball Variations Ronald Acuna Jr
Image – bat toss
Base – no helmet

62 Andrew McCutchen, Philadelphia Phillies

Image – sliding
Base – holding bat

66 Buster Posey, San Francisco Giants

Image – high-five
Base – hand on leg, stadium crowd in background

71 Clayton Kershaw, Los Angeles Dodgers

2021 Topps Stadium Club Baseball Variations Clayton Kershaw
Image – fielding
Base – holding World Series trophy

74 Javier Baez, Chicago Cubs

Image – catching, blue jersey
Base – throwing, gray jersey

76 Derek Jeter, New York Yankees

2021 Topps Stadium Club Baseball Variations Clayton Kershaw
Image – gray jersey
Base – pinstripe jersey, jumping

78 Francisco Lindor, New York Mets

Image – yelling
Base – fielding

82 Casey Mize, Detroit Tigers

Image – ball at side, horizontal
Base – ball behind, vertical

86 Yadier Molina, St. Louis Cardinals

Image – salute
Base – throwing

87 Ichiro, Seattle Mariners

Image – jumping at wall
Base – with bat

90 Max Scherzer, Washington Nationals

Image – dark jersey
Base – white jersey

92 Nolan Arenado, St. Louis Cardinals

Image – diving
Base – batting

97 Luis Garcia, Washington Nationals

Image -batting
Base – fielding

100 Mookie Betts, Los Angeles Dodgers

2021 Topps Stadium Club Baseball Variations Mookie Betts
Image – running out of dugout
Base – yelling in outfield

110 Sixto Sanchez, Miami Marlins

2021 Topps Stadium Club Baseball Variations Sixto Sanchez Image
Image – back of jersey
Base – sunglasses

112 Alec Bohm, Philadelphia Phillies

Image – ready to tag
Base – holding cap and glove

118 Alex Bregman, Houston Astros

Image – orange jersey, leaning to side
Base – white jersey

125 Bobby Dalbec, Boston Red Sox

Image – throwing
Base – riding in cart

134 Luis Robert, Chicago White Sox

Image – tossing bat
Base – no bat

166 Anthony Rizzo, Chicago Cubs

Image – catching fly ball
Base – batting

167 Jacob deGrom, New York Mets

Image – white pinstripe jersey, throwing from mound
Base – blue jersey, crowd in background

172 Vladimir Guerrero Jr., Toronto Blue Jays

2021 Topps Stadium Club Baseball Variations Vladimir Guerrero Jr.
Image – looking up, ball not visible
Base – reaching to side, ball visible

174 Bryce Harper, Philadelphia Phillies

Image – batting
Base – running

200 Mike Trout, Los Angeles Angels

Image – Batting
Base – no cap, sitting at fence

203 Ian Anderson, Atlanta Braves

Image – white jersey
Base – blue jersey

205 Kyle Lewis, Seattle Mariners

Image – batting
Base – in outfield

209 Christian Yelich, Milwaukee Brewers

Image – holding bat
Base – catching at wall

212 Ke’Bryan Hayes, Pittsburgh Pirates

Image
Base – wearing sunglasses

220 Juan Soto, Washington Nationals

Image – sitting in dugout
Base – batting

223 Ken Griffey Jr., Seattle Mariners

Image – kneeling with bat
Base – running

231 Jo Adell, Los Angeles Angels

2021 Topps Stadium Club Baseball Variations Jo Adell Image
Image – sliding for ball
Base – jumping at wall

241 Joey Bart, San Francisco Giants

Image – with bat
Base – catcher’s gear

242 Kris Bryant, Chicago Cubs

Image – with bat, wearing sunglasses
Base – fielding

245 Cristian Pache, Atlanta Braves

Image – pointing
Base – sliding for ball

255 Aaron Judge, New York Yankees

Image – gray jersey, looking up
Base – pinstripe jersey, dust cloud

259 Shane Bieber, Cleveland Indians

Image – holding up ball, blue jersey
Base – red jersey

281 Pete Alonso, New York Mets

Image – with glove
Base – sitting on ground

289 Manny Machado, San Diego Padres

Image – brown jersey
Base – pinstripe jersey

292 Fernando Tatis Jr., San Diego Padres

2021 Topps Stadium Club Baseball Variations Fernando Tatis Jr.
Image – catcher and umpire in frame
Base – alone in photo

Design

2021 Topps Stadium Club Design Variations

1 Cody Bellinger, Los Angeles Dodgers

Design
Base

7 Nate Pearson, Toronto Blue Jays

Design
Base

11 Gerrit Cole, New York Yankees

Design
Base

30 Ryan Mountcastle, Baltimore Orioles

Design
Base

31 Joey Votto, Cincinnati Reds

2021 Topps Stadium Club Baseball Variations Joey Votto Design
Design
Base

33 Paul Goldschmidt, St. Louis Cardinals

Design
Base

37 Shohei Ohtani, Los Angeles Angels

Design
Base

44 Bo Bichette, Toronto Blue Jays

Design
Base

50 Dylan Carlson, St. Louis Cardinals

Design
Base

52 Mickey Mantle, New York Yankees

Design
Base (Rafael Marchan)

56 Eloy Jimenez, Chicago White Sox

Design
Base

57 Ronald Acuna Jr., Atlanta Braves

Design
Base

62 Andrew McCutchen, Philadelphia Phillies

Design
Base

66 Buster Posey, San Francisco Giants

Design
Base

71 Clayton Kershaw, Los Angeles Dodgers

Design
Base

74 Javier Baez, Chicago Cubs

Design
Base

76 Derek Jeter, New York Yankees

Design
Base

82 Casey Mize, Detroit Tigers

Design
Base

87 Ichiro, Seattle Mariners

Design
Base

90 Max Scherzer, Washington Nationals

Design
Base

92 Nolan Arenado, Colorado Rockies

Design
Base

97 Luis Garcia, Washington Nationals

Design
Base

100 Mookie Betts, Los Angeles Dodgers

Design
Base

110 Sixto Sanchez, Miami Marlins

Design
Base

112 Alec Bohm, Philadelphia Phillies

Design
Base

118 Alex Bregman, Houston Astros

Design
Base

125 Bobby Dalbec, Boston Red Sox

Design
Base

134 Luis Robert, Chicago White Sox

Design
Base

135 David Wright, New York Mets

Design
Base

166 Anthony Rizzo, Chicago Cubs

Design
Base

167 Jacob deGrom, New York Mets

Design
Base

172 Vladimir Guerrero Jr., Toronto Blue Jays

Design
Base

PLAYER

Design
Base

200 Mike Trout, Los Angeles Angels

2021 Topps Stadium Club Baseball Variations Mike Trout Design
Design
Base

203 Ian Anderson, Atlanta Braves

Design
Base

205 Kyle Lewis, Seattle Mariners

Design
Base

209 Christian Yelich, Milwaukee Brewers

Design
Base

212 Ke’Bryan Hayes, Pittsburgh Pirates

Design
Base

220 Juan Soto, Washington Nationals

Design
Base

223 Ken Griffey Jr., Seattle Mariners

Design
Base

231 Jo Adell, Los Angeles Angels

Design
Base

241 Joey Bart, San Francisco Giants

Design
Base

242 Kris Bryant, Chicago Cubs

Design
Base

245 Cristian Pache, Atlanta Braves

Design
Base

255 Aaron Judge, New York Yankees

Design
Base

259 Shane Bieber, Cleveland Indians

Design
Base

262 Frank Thomas, Chicago White Sox

Design
Base

268 Chipper Jones, Atlanta Braves

Design
Base

281 Pete Alonso, New York Mets

2021 Topps Stadium Club Baseball Variations Pete Alonso Design
Design
Base

292 Fernando Tatis Jr., San Diego Padres

Design
Base

Rookie Design

2021 Topps Stadium Club Rookie Design Variations

7 Nate Pearson, Toronto Blue Jays

Rookie Design
Base

18 Garrett Crochet, Chicago White Sox

Rookie Design
Base

26 Trevor Rogers, Miami Marlins

Rookie Design
Base

30 Ryan Mountcastle, Baltimore Orioles

Rookie Design
Base

39 Sam Huff, Texas Rangers

Rookie Design
Base

43 Evan White, Seattle Mariners

Rookie Design
Base

47 Jazz Chisholm, Miami Marlins

Rookie Design
Base

50 Dylan Carlson, St. Louis Cardinals

Rookie Design
Base

52 Rafael Marchan, Philadelphia Phillies

Rookie Design
Base

59 Nick Madrigal, Chicago White Sox

Rookie Design
Base

61 Dane Dunning, Texas Rangers

Rookie Design
Base

77 Jesus Sanchez, Miami Marlins

Rookie Design
Base

79 Keegan Akin, Baltimore Orioles

Rookie Design
Base

82 Casey Mize, Detroit Tigers

Rookie Design
Base

84 Keibert Ruiz, Los Angeles Dodgers

Rookie Design
Base

94 Clarke Schmidt, New York Yankees

Rookie Design
Base

97 Luis Garcia, Washington Nationals

2021 Topps Stadium Club Baseball Variations Luis Garcia Rookie Design
Rookie Design
Base

99 Tarik Skubal, Detroit Tigers

Rookie Design
Base

103 Cristian Javier, Houston Astros

Rookie Design
Base

107 Dean Kremer, Baltimore Orioles

Rookie Design
Base

109 Spencer Howard, Philadelphia Phillies

Rookie Design
Base

112 Alec Bohm, Philadelphia Phillies

Rookie Design
Base

125 Bobby Dalbec, Boston Red Sox

Rookie Design
Base

139 Drew Rasmussen, Milwaukee Brewers

Rookie Design
Base

140 Deivi Garcia, New York Yankees

Rookie Design
Base

141 Triston McKenzie, Cleveland Indians

Rookie Design
Base

142 Pavin Smith, Arizona Diamondbacks

Rookie Design
Base

148 Alex Kirilloff, Minnesota Twins

Rookie Design
Base

157 Ryan Jeffers, Kansas City Royals

Rookie Design
Base

159 Alejandro Kirk, Toronto Blue Jays

Rookie Design
Base

168 Daulton Varsho, Arizona Diamondbacks

Rookie Design
Base

170 Shane McClanahan, Tampa Bay Rays

Rookie Design
Base

178 Andres Gimenez, New York Mets

Rookie Design
Base

181 Jake Cronenworth, San Diego Padres

Rookie Design
Base

193 Tucker Davidson, Atlanta Braves

Rookie Design
Base

203 Ian Anderson, Atlanta Braves

Rookie Design
Base

212 Ke’Bryan Hayes, Pittsburgh Pirates

Rookie Design
Base

216 Brady Singer, Kansas City Royals

Rookie Design
Base

221 Tyler Stephenson, St. Louis Cardinals

Rookie Design
Base

231 Jo Adell, Los Angeles Angels

Rookie Design
Base

241 Joey Bart, San Francisco Giants

Rookie Design
Base

245 Cristian Pache, Atlanta Braves

Rookie Design
Bsae

264 Jose Garcia, Cincinnati Reds

Rookie Design
Base

290 Leody Taveras, Texas Rangers

Rookie Design
Base

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1 comment

  1. Willsee 1 July, 2021 at 05:28

    List may not be complete…
    #87 ICHIRO also has an image variation of him in outfield tracking a fly ball. Serial # confirms it’s image variation. Pulled from hobby box.

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