Teaser Gallery: Panini America Breaks Early Box of 2013 Golden Age Baseball
Panini America’s 2013 Golden Age Baseball is set to go live in hobby shops across North America on Wednesday, which means we’re now mere hours away from one of the most eclectic, entertaining, vast, varied and value-delivered baseball releases of the season. 2013 Golden Age Baseball picks up where last year’s maiden voyage left off, with more Three Stooges, the first-ever Bad News Bears cards (and autographs) and a far-reaching, star-studded tribute to America’s greatest athletes, entertainers and newsmakers.
We’ve brought you bits and pieces of this gilded gem over the last several days, but today we’re going to take you pack-by-pack through one 24-pack box to give you an idea of what you can expect when you start breaking your boxes on Wednesday.
Boasting a spectacular array of throwback nuances (including the always-collectible mini parallels with variation backs, oversized box-toppers and a host of nostalgia-tinged inserts), Golden Age also packs a few surprises. This particular box delivered two autographs as opposed to the advertised one; one in every four boxes should deliver an extra hit (either a second autograph or a second memorabilia card), a welcome occurrence that should happen once in every six boxes or so.
Enjoy this first look at one complete box of the product, and stay tuned to The Knight’s Lance tomorrow for an exclusive interview with Gary Lee Cavagnaro, the actor who played Mike Engelberg in “The Bad News Bears” and who sat down with us to sign his cards.