In early December, Panini America’s annual prospecting paradise known as Elite Extra Edition Baseball arrives for 2018 boasting a base set numbered to 999 or less, 10 unique parallels printed on seven different substrates and a future-focused arsenal of autographs featuring top prospects and key players from USA Baseball and the Dominican Prospect League.
On average, each hobby box of 2018 Elite Extra Edition Baseball (five cards per pack, five packs per box, 20 boxes per case) will deliver eight autographs, two memorabilia cards and five numbered parallels. Dominican Prospect League players are exclusive to Panini America and will be found in the base set as well as the Autographs and Future Threads Silhouette Autographs sets.
Additional product highlights include . . .

  • Future Threads Silhouette Autographs uniquely honors tomorrow’s biggest stars with base versions numbered to 299 or less. Look for Gold (numbered to 99 or less), Red (numbered to 49 or less), Purple (numbered to 25 or less), Emerald (numbered to 10 or less), Blue (numbered to five or less) and Holo Silver 1/1 parallels.
  • New Dual Silhouettes featuring one top prospect with two oversized swatches of memorabilia.
  • The first appearance of the 2018 USA Baseball Collegiate National Team in USA Collegiate Tickets and USA Collegiate Silhouette Autographs; also find 2018 18U and 15U USA National Teams in National Team Signatures.
  • Look for a variety of collectible autographs in the Autographs, Autographs Aspirations (Purples numbered to 100 or less, Blues numbered to 50 or less, Tie-Dyes numbered to five or less, Golds 1/1s) and Autographs Status Die-Cuts™(Reds numbered to 75 or less, Emeralds numbered to 25 or less, Tie-Dyes numbered to five or less, Gold 1/1s) sets.
  • Triple Material pairs top prospects with three memorabilia swatches; find seven parallels including four Prime with a wide range of material.
  • College Tickets Signatures features autographs of the game’s future stars pictured in their college uniforms. Base versions are numbered to 99 or less and are paralleled by Holo (numbered to 25 or less), Gold (numbered to 10 or less) and Gold Vinyl 1/1 versions.

We’ll have more on 2018 Elite Extra Edition Baseball in the coming weeks right here on™The Knight’s Lance. But until then, enjoy this sneak peek:
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