First and foremost, I'd like to thank our sponsors at Topps for providing us with this box.

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24 packs per box
4 cards per pack
Current Retail Price (online): $59.99 - $69.99

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION

AUTOGRAPHS
- Blue Refractor numbered to 99.
- Gold Refractor numbered to 50.
- Red Refractor numbered to 25.
- Atomic Refractor numbered to 10. Hobby only
- Super-Fractor numbered 1/1. Hobby only
- Printing Plates numbered 1/1. Hobby only


INSERTS

In Form Die-Cuts: The best players in the league. Autographs: #'d to 25.

1976-77 Topps Footballers Minis Autographs: #'d to 25.

One-Two Die-Cut: 2 MLS Stars on the same card. Autographs: #'d to 25.

Inserts above are paralleled as follows:
- Blue Refractor numbered to 99.
- Gold Refractor numbered to 50.
- Red Refractor numbered to 25.
- Atomic Refractor numbered to 10. Hobby only
- Super-Fractor numbered 1/1. Hobby only
- Printing Plates numbered 1/1. Hobby only

BASE CARDS (200 subjects)
- The Top stars in MLS, Mexican National Team players, and Future Stars.

PARALLEL CARDS
- Refractor 1:3.
- X-fractor 1:6.
- Blue Refractor numbered to 99.
- Gold Refractor numbered to 50.
- Red Refractor numbered to 25.
- Atomic Refractor numbered to 10. Hobby only
- Super-Fractor numbered 1/1. Hobby only
- Printing Plates numbered 1/1. Hobby only

WHAT WE PULLED

Base - 66/95 (69.4%)

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Refractors (7)
X-Fractors (4)

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Blue Refractors /99 (2) - Chad Marshall, Deshorn Brown
Gold Refractors /50 (1) - Maurice Edu
Red Refractors /25 (1) - Federico Higuain

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1976-77 Topps Footballers Minis (2)
1976-77 Topps Footballers Minis Gold Refractors /50 (1) - Chris Wondolowski

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In Form (2)
Mexican National Team (6)
One-Two (1)

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Amobi Okugo Autograph

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Jean-Baptiste Pierazzi Autograph

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Aurelien Collin Blue Refractor Autograph /99
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MLS cards have only been around from Topps for a couple of years. With the World Cup this summer, soccer has been brought to the forefront. In upping the ante, Topps has brought MLS to Chrome. With the cards that are widely popular in baseball and football, Topps successfully brings the MLS to life. This series contains a 95-card base set of stars young and old in MLS. Highly collectible refractors come in a wide variety, including Atomic and Superfractors which can only be found in hobby boxes. Typically, these will fall two in every packs in some variety.

Two insert sets are carryovers from the Topps release earlier this year. 1976-77 Topps Footballers are mini cards utilizing the design of that era. Five members of the Mexican National Team are featured with their own set. New arrivals are In Form and One-Two. In Form highlights some of the great goals over the past year in MLS. Rival teams/players are featured together in One-Two. Look for parallels and autograph version for each set, except for the Mexican National Team series.

Each box will yield three autographs. Outside of the aforementioned inserts, the only other series of signatures appear on the base cards. Refractor variations are available that are colored and numbered the same as the ones mentioned above. This includes the hobby only versions.

FINAL THOUGHTS

Base - 4.5/5
Design - 4/5
Fun - 4/5
Value - 4.25/5
Rebuy - 4/5

Overall - 20.75/25 (83%)

NPN INFORMATION

NPN 2014 Topps MLS Chrome
PO Box 2098
Duryea, PA 18642

Limit 1 Request Per Household

Postmarked By: 11/19/14
Received By: 11/26/14

Canada Skills: 20 x 2 + 14 - 11 = ?

Once again, I'd like to thank our wonderful sponsors at Topps for giving us the opportunity to open and review this release. For more information on all of their products, visit them today at www.topps.com.

Base and inserts are available for request. Please PM me with the card or cards of interest. Cards will remain available for 30 days from the time this review is posted. As always, only VIPs may make a request for the first 48 hours.