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Friday, November 6, 2015
The Beautiful Cards of 2015 Topps Chrome Update
Combine my love of this concept with the great photograph, and the fact that Correa is one of my favorite young players, and this proved to be one of my favorite cards in the entire box.
The Update Series packs were fun and all, but what I was most interested in were the Chrome Update cards, given that I had no idea these were coming out at all. They did not disappoint!
I was hoping the second pack would yield something a bit more exciting, like the Carlos Correa or Kris Bryant rookies, or perhaps a Red Sox card. It did not disappoint.
I have to say that Topps has really stepped up their game this year in my opinion. I love what they did with the flagship set, Stadium Club was a huge success, and Update Series is more interesting than I remember it being in years. These Chrome Update cards might be the nicest looking of them all, though.
Oh yeah, I nearly forgot to show you the best card from the entire box:
For $15, I thoroughly enjoyed opening this box. I have no buyer's remorse whatsoever, and in fact I plan on picking up at least one or two more of them. Job well done Topps!