Topps Launches 2021 MLB Series 2 Baseball NFT Collection
Flagship Topps Product becomes 2nd MLB NFT Collection Drop on Avalanche
Today the 2021 Topps Series 2 Baseball NFT Collection is going live, featuring a brand new baseball card-inspired release in conjunction with Major League Baseball and MLB Players, Inc. The sale is happening once again on ToppsNFTs.com, a marketplace powered by the Avalanche blockchain platform. Based on the sold-out 2021 Topps Series 2 Baseball physical product, this Collection includes thousands of unique NFTs in both classic and modern Topps designs featuring baseball’s biggest names, upcoming stars and more to celebrate an unforgettable 2021 season.
“Our Topps MLB NFT products have created a fun, easy-to-use collecting experience for many who have collected NFTs before as well as those looking to make their first purchase,” said Tobin Lent, VP & Global General Manager of Topps Digital Sports & Entertainment at The Topps Company. “Series 2 Baseball provides a yearly snapshot of many of the twists and turns of an MLB Season and this release offers collectors a chance to collect those memorable moments in a unique new way.”
Standard and Premium Packs of the 2021 Topps Series 2 Baseball NFT Collection will be available for purchase TODAY, Monday, October 4 at 1pm ET exclusively on ToppsNFTs.com, with card rarities ranging from Common to Legendary.
“This Topps NFT product comes at an exciting time in the baseball calendar when great Players are getting ready to showcase their skills in the postseason,” said Evan Kaplan, Managing Director of MLB Players, Inc. “This is an opportunity for fans of teams still in the hunt and those already with their eye on next year to connect with their favorite Players and own a piece of this exciting season.”
Additional details on pack quantities, contents and rarities are as follows:
- $15 per pack
- 8 Cards per pack
- 25,000 packs available
- Rarity odds
- Common: 39.52%
- Uncommon: 24.61%
- Rare: 16.64%
- Super Rare: 14.23%
- Epic: 4.96%
- Legendary: 0.04%
- One Rare Guaranteed
- $150 per pack
- 10 Cards per pack
- 6,000 packs available
- Rarity odds
- Common: 19.29%
- Uncommon: 13.33%
- Rare: 12.67%
- Super Rare: 23.33%
- Epic: 30.50%
- Legendary: 0.88%
- Three Epic Guaranteed
- All-Star and 70th Anniversary Platinum Facsimile Signatures exclusive to Premium Packs
It is the second Topps MLB NFT product to hit the market on ToppsNFTs.com with the first release — the 2021 Topps MLB Inception NFT Collection selling out in just 96 minutes and with more than 22,000 unique buyers during the sale. The hottest Inception NFTs trading in the secondary market are the 1 of 3 Legendary Vladimir Guerrero Jr. Letter Booklet and 1 of 23 Epic Juan Soto Red Rookie and Future Phenoms Facsimile Signature.
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