2011 Topps Finest
What I pulled--
Refractors (#ed to 549) – Domonic Brown, Ryan Braun
Green Refractor – Ichiro (#141/199)
Finest Freshmen – Mark Trumbo
Orange Refractor Autograph – Mark Trumbo (#26/99)
Refractor (#ed to 549) – Troy Tulowitzki
Xfractor – Jason Heyward (#175/299)
Orange Refractor – Ryan Braun (#19/99)
Refractor Autograph – Brent Morel (#229/499)
I’ve never been shy about my love for Finest. It is one of the products I look forward to most every year and,
when it didn’t come out in the Spring like it usually does, I got a little scared that it was gone for at least a
Happily, I wasn’t disappointed now that it hit shelves.
The formula for Finest remains as solid as ever. Six packs in a mini-box, plenty of parallels of all different
colors, one autograph per mini-box, two mini-boxes to a full box. And, of course, beautifully designed
cards, that simply LOOK high-quality, on Chrome stock. It is the full roster of all the things that I love in
Gone this year are the autographed Letter cards, but in their stead are hard-signed cards, which I think is a trade-off that any
collector would make with no hesitation. The auto roster, as usual, is solid (I’m totally digging the Orange Mark Trumbo auto,
and would have been even happier if he walked away with the AL Rookie of the Year award).
I can’t think of a single thing I don’t like about Finest, to be honest. Maybe I’m just partial to the product, but there’s nothing
wrong with that........................