Many collectors are counting down the days until Wednesday, July 31st, for the release of 2019 Topps Chrome Baseball. A highly anticipated release every year, the chrome version of the flagship product uses the same designs as the regular issue but has a special shiny gloss on the top that helps it stand out. Making its debut in 1996, Topps Chrome is one of Topps’ longest running brands and is certainly one of their more popular releases. Over time, the product has evolved but one of the cornerstones from the beginning has been the Refractor parallels. These parallels give off…

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Sam Zimmer

A University of Oregon grad and Oklahoma native, Sam is a diehard baseball fan who has been lucky enough to attend games at 25 current MLB stadiums, all alongside his dad. He collects mainly baseball cards but also dabbles in SGA bobbleheads and poker chips from various casinos. His collections revolve around the San Francisco Giants, the New York Giants, his Oregon Ducks and any of his fellow Oklahomans. You can reach him by email and on Twitter.

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