2009 Topps Allen and Ginter Baseball Card

The ever-popular Allen & Ginter Baseball is sill 3 months away from hitting hobby shelves, but it has not stopped the collecting community from buzzing.

This year’s offering not only features a new-look base-card design and more quirkiness than ever, but Topps has stepped up the content in a big way…EACH HOBBY BOX NOW GUARANTEES 3 HITS!, which include Autographs, Relics, Cut Signatures, Rip Cards and Printing Plates.

From a strand of Napoleon’s Hair to autographs from Ryan Howard and Michael Phelps, 2009 Allen & Ginter has it all.

2009 Allen & Ginter Napoleon Hair Card

A breakdown of the product…

Base Cards (350 subjects)


  • Mini Parallel – Original-sized version of base card (1:1)
  • Allen & Ginter Back (1:5)
  • Allen & Ginter Black Bordered (1:10)
  • Allen & Ginter No Number (limited to 50)
  • Bazooka Back (hand #’d to 25)
  • Allen & Ginter Wood (hand #’d 1 of 1) HOBBY ONLY
  • Printing Plates (1 of 1)
  • Allen & Ginter Cloth Cards (Sequentially #’d to 10)HOBBY ONLY


  • Allen & Ginter DNA Relics (10 subjects numbered 1 of 1) Includes Napoleon, Edgar Allen Poe and Geronimo.
  • Allen & Ginter Autographs…Featuring Major League Baseball Stars and champions from other sports such as Robbie Maddison (Motocross Champ), Richard Fosbury (“The Fosbury Flop”) and Kolan McConiughey (Special Olympics Bowling Champion).
  • Allen & Ginter Red Autographs (hand #’d in red to 10).
  • Allen & Ginter Relics
  • Allen & Ginter Mini Exclusives (50 subjects) – Numbered 351-400 (1:Rip card). HOBBY ONLY
  • Allen & Ginter Mini Wood Exclusives (50 subjects) found only in Rip Cards.
  • Allen & Ginter National Pride (75 subjects) Players and the flag of their nations.1 per pack.
  • Allen & Ginter National Heroes (40 subjects) Include national heroes from around the world, e.g., George Washington, Simon Bolivar, Winston Churchill and Joan of Arc. (1:12)
  • Allen & Ginter Creatures of Legend, Myth, and Terror (20 subjects) Feature mythological creatures of the past and present such as Bigfoot, the Loch Ness Monster, Medusa and the Invisible Man(1:48)
  • World’s Biggest Hoaxes, Hoodwinks, and Bamboozles (20 subjects) Featuring the greatest hoaxes of all time, e.g. Charles Ponzi, Bernie Madoff and Enron (1:12)
  • Dick Perez Originals (30 subjects) – These are actual paintings on the mini card and only found in Rip Cards. HOBBY ONLY.
  • Baseball Highlights Sketches (25 subjects) Features reproductions of sketch cards by Brian Kong featuring some of the greatest baseball highlights of all time. (1:6)

RIP CARD (100 Subjects) (1 per case) HOBBY ONLY

  • Cut Signatures (10 Subjects) Numbered 1 of 1.
  • Crack the Ginter Code (100 subjects) Inserted 1:12.


  • N43 (15)
  • N43 Relic (10) Hand #’d to 25.
  • N43 Autograph (10) Hand #’d to 15.
  • N43 Autographed Relic (5) Hand #’d to 5.
  • Cabinet Boxloaders (10)

2009 Allen & Ginter ships late June and each 8-card pack carries a $4.00 SRP.