2009 Topps Tribute Baseball Set & Box Review

2009 Topps Tribute Baseball
  • 6 Packs Per Box
  • 5 Cards Per Pack
  • 3 Autographed Jersey Cards Per Box
  • 3 Jersey Cards Per Box
2009 Topps Tribute Baseball Box
Topps Tribute is back! The set was dumped by Topps after the 2003 release, but it has come back to life in 2009. With 1 jersey or 1 autographed jersey card per pack, 2009 Topps Tribute Baseball is a set at least worth checking out. Here is the per box breakdown:

PER BOX:
  • 3 Autographed Jersey Cards
  • 3 Jersey Cards
  • 6 Cards Serial Numbered to /199 or less
The 3 Autographed Jersey Cards per box is a nice selling point for 2009 Topps Tribute.  Most boxes sell in the $200 dollar range.  Be sure to check what the current price is on eBay.

BASE SET

100 Cards
3 Base Per Pack

The Tribute base set is a mix of MLB veterans, Rookies, and legends.  2009 Topps Tribute is for the most part a legends set.  83 of the 100 base cards are former MLB greats.
BASE SET PARALLEL CARDS
100 Cards
1 Per Pack

2009 Topps Tribute is loaded with parallels.  900 different base set card parallels.  Odds are 1 per pack.  Thankfully, the breakdown is easy to follow:
  • Printing Plates 1/1
  • Red 1/1
  • Gold /50
  • Black /99
  • Blue /199

AUTOGRAPHED RELIC CARDS
375 Different Cards Variations
3 Per Box

These are the best cards in 2009 Topps Tribute Baseball.  Take a look at all the autographed relic variations.  Check the link to see if any sell on eBay:

Variation Cards - 47 Card Set - Serial Numbered #/99

Variation Dual Cards - 15 Card Set - Serial Numbered #/99
Dual Cards feature just 1 player with 1 autograph, and 2 relics.

Here are the best names in the set:
  • Evan Longoria
  • Dustin Pedroia
  • Duke Snider
  • Bo Jackson
Variation Triple Cards - 5 Card Set - Serial Numbered /99
Triple Cards feature just 1 player with 1 autograph, and 3 relics. Here are the five names that make up the complete set:
  • David Wright
  • Albert Pujols
  • Ryan Howard
  • Chipper Jones
  • Don Mattingly
Variation Refractor Parallel Cards - 67 Card Set -
*These cards are a varation of the three sets from above*
  • Red With Patch Piece 1/1
  • Gold /25
  • Black /50
  • Blue /75

BOOK CARDS

The 2009 Topps Tribute book cards are going to be some of the most popular cards to come out of the set. Let's take a look at all of the variations of book cards that are available.

Franchise Tributes Dual Book Cards

- 10 Card Set - Serial Numbered #/25 - Red Versions 1/1 -

These cards feature 2 teammates with 2 autographs and 2 jersey pieces.
Check out the complete checklist:

Johnny Bench
Jay Bruce

Johnny Bench
Joe Morgan

Tom Seaver
Nolan Ryan

Tom Seaver
David Wright

Jim Palmer
Cal Ripken

Cal Ripken
Brooks Robinson

Juan Marichal
Matt Cain

Mike Schmidt
Steve Carlton

Dustin Pedroia
David Ortiz

David Wright
Carlos Beltran

2009 Topps Tribute Franchise Quad Autograph


Franchise Tributes Quad

- 5 Card Set - Serial Numbered #/25 - Red Versions 1/1 -

These cards feature 4 teammates with 4 autographs and 4 jersey pieces.
Check out the complete checklist:

Johnny Bench
Joe Morgan
Jay Bruce
Joey Votto

Nolan Ryan
Tom Seaver
David Wright
Gary Carter

Frank Robinson
Brooks Robinson
Jim Palmer
Cal Ripken

Gary Carter
Dwight Gooden
Keith Hernandez
Darryl Strawberry

Derrek Lee
Andre Dawson
Alfonso Soriano
Aramis Ramirez



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