Topps announces the player redeemable for the 2008 Topps Baseball Series 2 RED HOT ROOKIE Redemption # 1 is Jay Bruce, Outfielder, Cincinnati Reds. Bruce’s card will be autographed on-card!

Throughout the remainder of the 2008 Major League Baseball season, Topps will announce the subjects for the 20-card RED HOT ROOKIE program. Each Topps Series 2 Hobby Box includes (1) RED HOT ROOKIE Redemption, which can be redeemed online at

The cards will be printed on Topps Chrome Refractor technology and shipped to collectors first week of November.