2022 Topps Pro Debut Baseball Goes Major on the Minors


2022 Topps Pro Debut Baseball heads back to the minors, offering a flagship-style look at MiLB standouts and up-and-coming prospects. Like the last couple of years, there are two distinct configurations. Traditional hobby boxes have four autographs. Hobby jumbo boxes have just three, however the packs are bigger and they include exclusive Topps Chrome cards.

2022 Topps Pro Debut Baseball Checklist Overview

The base set has 200 cards. Players are all pictured in their minor league uniforms. This includes some 2021 draft picks getting their first Pro Debut cards.

Parallels are available in eight levels:

  • Fuchsia – /199
  • Blue – /150
  • Green – /99
  • Aqua – /75
  • Gold – /50
  • Orange – /25
  • Red – /10
  • Black – 1/1
2022 Topps Pro Debut Baseball Aqua Henry Davis

The entire set also gets a Topps Chrome makeover with six landing in each jumbo pack. These have additional parallels:

  • Refractors – /99
  • Aqua Refractors – /75
  • Gold Refractors – /50
  • Orange Lave Refractors – /25
  • Red Refractors – /5
  • Superfractors – 1/1
2022 Topps Pro Debut Baseball Chrome Orange Lava Refractors Henry Davis

Select cards have Image Variations, short prints that look like base cards but have different photos. One-of-one Black parallels are available for these.

Autographs and Inserts

Base Autographs are where collectors will find the majority of the product’s signatures. Keeping with the brand’s history, they use stickers. Blue (/150), Green (/99), Gold (/50), Orange (/25), Red (/10) and Black (1/1) versions also exist.

2022 Topps Pro Debut Baseball Autographs Red Marcelo Mayer

Topps is also adding Chrome Autographs in jumbo packs including Orange Lava Refractors (/25), Red Refractors (/5) and Superfractors (1/1).

Another addition to 2022 Topps Pro Debut Baseball is Draftboards Quad Autographs that have signatures from four players.

Future Cornerstones Autographs use a colorful backdrop. Base versions all have serial numbers including their Gold (/50), Orange (/25), Red (/10) and Black (1/1) parallels.

The 2022 Topps Pro Debut Baseball checklist does bring some names back from the past. MiLB Legends (1:6 packs) use the 1960 Topps Baseball design to showcase greats from yesteryear.

The product adds two new insert themes, Brick by Brick (1:6 packs) and Draftee Debuts (1:12 packs) that spotlight players’ first pro city.

All three insert sets have Green (/99), Orange (/25) and Black (1/1) parallels as well as autographs for select cards.

2022 Topps Pro Debut Baseball cards at a glance:

Cards per pack: Hobby – 8, Hobby Jumbo – 24
Packs per box: Hobby – 24, Hobby Jumbo – 6
Boxes per case: Hobby – 12, Hobby Jumbo – 8
Set size: 200 cards
Release date (subject to change): September 30, 2022

What to expect in a hobby box:

  • Autographs – 4
  • Brick by Brick – 4
  • Draftee Debuts – 2
  • MiLB Legends – 4

What to expect in a hobby jumbo box:

  • Autographs – 4
  • Chrome – 36

Recent Topps Pro Debut Baseball releases:

The full 2022 Topps Pro Debut Baseball checklist will be up as soon as it’s available, likely shortly before the product’s release.


Ryan Cracknell

A collector for much of his life, Ryan focuses primarily on building sets, Montreal Expos and interesting cards. He's also got one of the most comprehensive collections of John Jaha cards in existence (not that there are a lot of them). Got a question, story idea or want to get in touch? You can reach him by email and through Twitter @tradercracks.

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