2023 Topps x Bob Ross: The Joy of Baseball Checklist and Details

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It’s the happy little crossover you never expected. 2023 Topps x Bob Ross: The Joy of Baseball combines art and MLB in an online-exclusive release.

Available in two different configurations, Happy Little Boxes and Collector’s Boxes. For those going for premium hits, Collector’s Boxes promise two autographs. They also come with a Topps pen done in the shape of a paintbrush.

Single-pack Happy Little boxes have one exclusive Easel parallel and one additional insert or parallel. Autographs are 1:4 here.

2023 Topps x Bob Ross Collector's Box

2023 Topps x Bob Ross: The Joy of Baseball Checklist Overview

Ross’ artwork anchors the release with his mellow landscape paintings acting as a backdrop for past and present baseball stars. The base set has 100 total cards. Most are veterans and rookies, although there are some retired players as well.

Parallels come in multiple levels, inspired by the colors from the artist’s palette and his tools:

  • Easel – 1 per Happy Little Box
  • Paint Splatter Canvas Stock – /99
  • Sap Green Canvas Stock – /75
  • Prussian Blue Canvas Stock – /50
  • Titanium White Canvas Stock – /35
  • Indian Yellow Canvas Stock – /25
  • Alizarin Crimson Canvas Stock – /10
  • Bright Red Canvas Stock – /5
  • Midnight Black Canvas Stock – 1/1

Variations come in two forms. First are standard Image Variations with different photos. Nine cards also have Happy Mistakes Variations that give players a makeover with Ross’ hair.

Ross himself appears on an SP done with the 2023 Topps Baseball design.

2023 Topps x Bob Ross SSP

Other insert themes include Peaks of Power, Painting the Corners and the rookie-centric Budding Talents.

These all have the same six levels of parallels:

  • Prussian Blue Canvas Stock – /50
  • Titanium White Canvas Stock – /35
  • Indian Yellow Canvas Stock – /25
  • Alizarin Crimson Canvas Stock – /10
  • Bright Red Canvas Stock – /5
  • Midnight Black Canvas Stock – 1/1
2023 Topps x Bob Ross Peaks of Power Ken Griffey Jr

More than 50 players have autographs in the product.

2023 Topps x Bob Ross Corbin Carroll Autograph

Inserts and serial-numbered parallels combine to land one per pack.

2023 Topps x Bob Ross: The Joy of Baseball at a glance:

Cards per pack: Happy Little Boxes – 12, Collector’s Boxes – 12
Packs per box: Happy Little Boxes – 1, Collector’s Boxes – 8
Set size: 100 cards
Release date: October 5, 2023

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What to expect in a Happy Little box:

  • Easel Parallels – 1
  • Additional Autographs, Inserts or Parallels – 1

What to expect in a Collector’s Box:

  • Autographs – 2
  • Parallels or Inserts – 8 Total
  • Topps Paintbrush Pens – 1

2023 Topps x Bob Ross: The Joy of Baseball Checklist

You can also download a customizable spreadsheet copy of the checklist:

Please note that print runs for cards without serial numbers have not been announced.

Base

Base Set Checklist

100 cards.

Parallels:

  • Easel – (Happy Little Boxes only)
  • Paint Splatter Canvas Stock – /99
  • Sap Green Canvas Stock – /75
  • Prussian Blue Canvas Stock – /50
  • Titanium White Canvas Stock – /35
  • Indian Yellow Canvas Stock – /25
  • Alizarin Crimson Canvas Stock – /10
  • Bright Red Canvas Stock – /5
  • Midnight Black Canvas Stock – 1/1

1 Shohei Ohtani
2 David Ortiz
3 Spencer Steer
4 Cal Ripken Jr.
5 Sammy Sosa
6 Triston McKenzie
7 Luis Arraez
8 Tony Gwynn
9 Nolan Arenado
10 Jordan Walker
11 Ronald Acuña Jr.
12 Ted Williams
13 Derek Jeter
14 Trea Turner
15 Bo Jackson
16 Javier Assad
17 Nolan Gorman
18 José Ramírez
19 Manny Machado
20 Chipper Jones
21 Joey Wiemer
22 JJ Bleday
23 Joey Bart
24 Mookie Bets
25 Frank Thomas
26 George Kirby
27 Albert Pujols
28 Gabriel Moreno
29 Cal Raleigh
30 Riley Greene
31 Fernando Tatis Jr.
32 Luis Castillo
33 Bubba Thompson
34 Roberto Clemente
35 Spencer Strider
36 Jazz Chisholm Jr.
37 Michael Harris II
38 Eury Pérez
39 Mark McGwire
40 Ken Griffey Jr.
41 Royce Lewis
42 Ichiro
43 Julio Rodríguez
44 Christopher Morel
45 Jackie Robinson
46 Juan Soto
47 Taj Bradley
48 Rickey Henderson
49 Miguel Cabrera
50 Pete Alonso

51 Andrés Giménez
52 Ozzie Albies
53 Ke’Bryan Hayes
54 Paul Goldschmidt
55 Jason Varitek
56 Hunter Pence
57 Jose Altuve
58 Bryce Harper
59 Rafael Devers
60 Brice Turang
61 Francisco Lindor
62 Masataka Yoshida
63 Jack Flaherty
64 Willie Mays
65 Nick Pratto
66 Anthony Volpe
67 Corbin Carroll
68 Kerry Carpenter
69 Randy Arozarena
70 Freddie Freeman
71 Bo Bichette
72 George Springer
73 Gerrit Cole
74 Ryan Mountcastle
75 Vladimir Guerrero Jr.
76 Vaughn Grissom
77 Zac Gallen
77 Hunter Brown
80 Mike Trout
81 Brett Baty
82 Carlos Rodón
83 Mark Vientos
84 Xander Bogaerts
85 Alexis Díaz
86 Aaron Judge
87 Johnny Bench
88 Esteury Ruiz
89 Yordan Alvarez
90 Adley Rutschman
91 Mike Yastrzemski
92 Oswald Peraza
93 Grayson Rodriguez
94 Gunnar Henderson
95 Patrick Bailey
96 Josh Jung
97 Alek Manoah
98 Joey Meneses
99 Sandy Alcantara
100 Triston Casas

Image Variations Checklist

10 cards.
1:15.2 packs.

See also: 2023 Topps x Bob Ross Baseball Variations Guide

36-SP Jazz Chisholm Jr.
43-SP Julio Rodríguez
66-SP Anthony Volpe
80-SP Mike Trout
62-SP Masataka Yoshida
67-SP Corbin Carroll
75-SP Vladimir Guerrero Jr.
90-SP Adley Rutschman
86-SP Aaron Judge
88-SP Esteury Ruiz

Happy Mistakes Image Variations Checklist

9 cards.
1:30.4 packs.

See also: 2023 Topps x Bob Ross Baseball Variations Guide

1 Shohei Ohtani
11 Ronald Acuña Jr.
43 Julio Rodríguez
10 Jordan Walker
37 Michael Harris II
44 Christopher Morel
49 Miguel Cabrera
54 Paul Goldschmidt
94 Gunnar Henderson

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Autographs

2023 Topps x Bob Ross: The Joy of Baseball Checklist – Autographs

Autographs Checklist

56 cards.

Ozzie Albies
Javier Assad
Joey Bart
Brett Baty
JJ Bleday
Taj Bradley
Hunter Brown
Miguel Cabrera
Kerry Carpenter
Corbin Carroll
Triston Casas
Luis Castillo
Rafael Devers
Alexis Diaz
Jack Flaherty
Zac Gallen
Andrés Giménez
Nolan Gorman
Riley Greene
Vaughn Grissom
Vladimir Guerrero Jr.
Ke’Bryan Hayes
Gunnar Henderson
Bo Jackson
Josh Jung
George Kirby
Royce Lewis
Alek Manoah
Mark McGwire
Triston McKenzie
Joey Meneses
Christopher Morel
Gabriel Moreno
Ryan Mountcastle
David Ortiz
Hunter Pence
Oswald Peraza
Nick Pratto
Albert Pujols
Cal Raleigh
Carlos Rodon
Grayson Rodriguez
Esteury Ruiz
Sammy Sosa
Juan Soto
Spencer Steer
Spencer Strider
Frank Thomas
Bubba Thompson
Brice Turang
Trea Turner
Jason Varitek
Mark Vientos
Joey Wiemer
Mike Yastrzemski
Masataka Yoshida

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Inserts

2023 Topps x Bob Ross: The Joy of Baseball Checklist – Inserts

2023 Topps Bob Ross Short Prints Checklist

1 card.
1:380 packs.

Bob Ross

Budding Talents Checklist

15 cards.

Parallels:

  • Prussian Blue Canvas Stock – /50
  • Titanium White Canvas Stock – /35
  • Indian Yellow Canvas Stock – /25
  • Alizarin Crimson Canvas Stock – /10
  • Bright Red Canvas Stock – /5
  • Midnight Black Canvas Stock – 1/1

BT-1 Adley Rutschman
BT-2 Gunnar Henderson
BT-3 Grayson Rodriguez
BT-4 Esteury Ruiz
BT-5 Miguel Vargas
BT-6 Corbin Carroll
BT-7 Masataka Yoshida
BT-8 Kodai Senga
BT-9 Anthony Volpe
BT-10 Jordan Walker
BT-11 James Outman
BT-12 Riley Greene
BT-13 Nolan Gorman
BT-14 Michael Harris II
BT-15 Francisco Alvarez

Painting the Corners Checklist

10 cards.

Parallels:

  • Prussian Blue Canvas Stock – /50
  • Titanium White Canvas Stock – /35
  • Indian Yellow Canvas Stock – /25
  • Alizarin Crimson Canvas Stock – /10
  • Bright Red Canvas Stock – /5
  • Midnight Black Canvas Stock – 1/1

PC-1 Nolan Ryan
PC-2 Pedro Martinez
PC-3 Roger Clemens
PC-4 Greg Maddux
PC-5 Randy Johnson
PC-6 Justin Verlander
PC-7 John Smoltz
PC-8 Clayton Kershaw
PC-9 Shohei Ohtani
PC-10 Bob Gibson

Peaks of Power Checklist

10 cards.

Parallels:

  • Prussian Blue Canvas Stock – /50
  • Titanium White Canvas Stock – /35
  • Indian Yellow Canvas Stock – /25
  • Alizarin Crimson Canvas Stock – /10
  • Bright Red Canvas Stock – /5
  • Midnight Black Canvas Stock – 1/1

PK-1 Mark McGwire
PK-2 Sammy Sosa
PK-3 Frank Thomas
PK-4 Ken Griffey Jr.
PK-5 David Ortiz
PK-6 Aaron Judge
PK-7 Bryce Harper
PK-8 Babe Ruth
PK-9 Hank Aaron
PK-10 Ted Williams

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2 comments

  1. Justin 6 October, 2023 at 07:20

    Can’t make Opening Day or Gypsy Queen but can make this lol. Seems they are making a ton of these small exclusive sets these days.

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