Sunday, April 7, 2019

REVIEW:2019 Inception Baseball

2019 Topps Inception is back once again! And once again it’s bringing everything you expect from it.

A artsy approach with it’s design and plenty of autograph material.

I have never personally done well with the product but I have seen many who have.

Let’s take a look if 2019 treated me any better.
In every box of 2019 Topps Inception baseball, there is one pack with 7 cards.  Each box comes with one hit and two parallels and boxes currently run $60.


The base cards go back to a light colored background this year which I think works better and shows less chipping. There are 100 cards In the base set with players of today and tomorrow on the checklist.

The card back features a small write up along with the stats from the 2018 season and their career.




The product has parallels like most products do.

I pulled two non numbered Greens in my break. 

Other parallels include, Purple /150, Magenta /99, Red /75, Orange /50, Blue /25,  Inception 1/1 and Printing Plates 1/1.


Now onto my one hit, it was this Dakota Hudson player worn memorabilia auto.

I wanted to point out the player worn part as I haven’t seen much of this from Topps. Hopefully we won’t see a ton of it. That’s Panini’s thing.

Other hits you can find in this product not in my box are,
  • · Base Rookies and Emerging Stars Autographs

  • · Mystery Redemption autograph

  • · Inception Autographs Short Prints

  • · Inceptions Legendary Debut Autographs

  • · Inception Silver Signings

  • · Inceptions Jumbo Patch autographs

  • · Inception Autograph Jumbo Hat Patch

  • · Inception Autograph Laundry Tag

  • · Inceptions Autograph Letter Book

  • · Inception Autograph MLB Logo Book

  • · Inception Autograph Team Logo Patch book
Overall Thoughts: For $60 there isn’t a huge gamble here, but you are banking for a partially decent hit and maybe a good parallel. My box had two unnumbered parallels and not the greatest hit.

With that being said, with every product it’s a gamble. You could end up with a hot box or end up with a cold one or possibly end up even. Each box is different so don’t judge a product by how I did, but by if you like the look, presentation and possibilities. That’s at least how I look at things.

And I think if you based this product on appeal, there is a lot going for it. The designs from base to hits look great. I have seen some images of the booklets and they look superb.


A cheaper way to possibly land a hit in a break like this would be to buy into a box break which I suggest Midwest Box Breaks when you do so.

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8 comments:

  1. The Inception base cards are beautiful. Wish you had gotten a numbered parallel to add some variety to the box. Nice cards.

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  2. I joined a few group breaks for Inception. The base cards are beautiful and most of the autographs are on card.

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  3. The colors aren't too bad but not too sure the design is for me. I might look for singles. That Goldshmidt looks good.

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    1. I wouldn't probably spend too much on a box and it's best to do singles or a box break with this one

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  4. Much like Museum Collection, I do enjoy the base cards. If I was a IP autograph guy, I'd probably try to players to sign these base cards.

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