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Topps 2011 Under Armour All-American Card Gallery: Red Team

By Andrew Tolentino | Assistant Editor

As mentioned in a previous post, Topps took a preemptive step in creating cards for the pre-collegiate stars who played in the 2011 Under Armour All-American football game on Jan. 5. The manufacturer distributed these collectibles to the first 5,000 attendees — unsigned, three per person —  at the event in St. Petersbug, Fla.

Although all  92 Under Armour All-American cards were signed by each featured player, Topps is saving those signatures for a drafty day. Fortunately though, the future-newcomer-commemorating card maker was kind enough to provide us with images of all 92 autographs.

The Red Team won the game 24-22 in thrilling fashion, so let’s start with those victorious faces:

Zack Ewan_UnderArmor
A.C. Leonard_UnderArmor
Andrew Vruretagoyena_Under Armour
Anthony Chickillo_Under Armour
Bradley Sylve_Under Armour
Brandon Fulse_UnderArmor
Brett Hundley_Under Armour
Chris Westerman_UnderArmor
Christian Heyward_UnderArmor
Cyrus Hobbi_Under Armour
Cyrus Houandjio_Under Armour
Darius Jennings_Under Armour
Desmond Jackson_Under Armour
Devon Blackmon_UnderArmor
Eli Rogers_Under Armour
Erique Florence_UnderArmor
Gabe Wright_Under Armour
Greg Townsend_UnderArmor
HuSean Clinton-Dix_UnderArmor
Isaiah Crowell_UnderArmor
Jadeveon Clowney_UnderArmor
JaJuan Story_Under Armour
Jeff Driskel_UnderArmor
Josh Turner_Under Armour
Kiehl Frazier_Under Armour
Lawrence Thomas_Under Armour
LeRaven Clark_Under Armour
Malcom Faciane_Under Armour
Marcus Jackson_Under Armour
Marqise Lee_Under Armour
Marvin Shinn_Under Armour
Michael Thomas_Under Armour
Mo Latu_Under Armour
Nick Waisome_UnderArmor
Reese Dismukes_Under Armour
Robenson Therezie_Under Armour
Ryan Kelly_Under Armour
Ryan Shazier_Under Armour
Savon Huggins_Under Armour
Tacoi Sumler_Under Armour
Taylor Bertolet_Under Armour
Thomas OReilly_Under Armour
Todd Barr_Under Armour
Travis Hughes_UnderArmor
Trey DePriest_Under Armour
Vinnie Sunseri_Under Armour
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Topps 2011 Under Armour All-American Card Gallery: White Team

By Andrew Tolentino | Assistant Editor

Perhaps outdone by the Red Team in the 2011 Under Armour All-American game, White Team players are nevertheless prospects for the hobby’s future.

Here’s a comprehensive look at Topps‘ exclusive autographs from these young stars:

Braxton Miller_UnderArmor
A.J. Johnson_Under Armour
Amir Carlisle_UnderArmor
Andre Heidari_UnderArmor
Angelo Mangiro_UnderArmor
Anthony Johnson_Under Armour
Anthony Wallace_Under Armour
Antwan Woods_Under Armour
Ben Koyack_UnderArmor
Bobby Hart_UnderArmor
Brandon Williams_Under Armour
Brey Cook_UnderArmor
Danziel Williams_Under Armour
DaVaris Daniels_Under Armour
Demetrius_Nicholson_Under Armour
Doran Grant_UnderArmor
Giorgio Newberry_UnderArmor
Jabari Gorman_Under Armour
Jamal Tuner_Under Armour
James Vaughters_UnderArmor
Jarvie Landry_Under Armour
Jay Rome_Under Armour
Jordan Phillips_Under Armour
Justin Scott-Wesley_Under Armour
Karlos Williams_Under Armour
Keelin Smith_Under Armour
Kendal Thompson_Under Armour
Kevin McReynolds_Under Armour
Kiaro Holts_UnderArmor
LaEl Collins_UnderArmor
Malcom Mitchell_Under Armour
Marcus Roberson_UnderArmor
Max Wittek_Under Armourjpg
Mike Bellamy_Under Armour
Mitch Smothers_Under Armour
Nathan Hughes_Under Armour
Peter McBride
Quan Bray_Under Armour
Ryan Henderson_Under Armourjpg
Spencer Region_UnderArmor
Stephone Anthony_Under Armour
Steve Miller_Under Armour
Trey Pettis_Under Armour
Xzavier Dickson_Under Armour
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Will your eyes see the twinkle in 2011 Topps Baseball? (Updated)

By Chris Olds | Editor

The first boxes of 2011 Topps Baseball have been ripped and the first reports of oddball findings are coming in, too.

The most notable previously unannounced finds are cards that have the twinkle or sparkle of a diamond digitally placed into the photograph of the card.

Topps reps are officially mum on the issue for now — expect an announcement soon — but cards confirmed to have this variation (so far) include: Roy Halladay, Derek Jeter, Ichiro Suzuki, Chipper Jones, Aroldis Chapman, Chris Carpenter, Mariano Rivera, Miguel Cabrera, Brent Morel, Alex Rios, Kyle Drabek, Jared Weaver, Justin Upton, Victor Martinez, Brian Matusz, Ubaldo Jimenez, Roy Oswalt, Jose Bautista, Justin Morneau, Brett Anderson, Desmond Jennings, Tommy Hunter and Chase Utley.

Given some of the names on the list, it might be an SP set that parallels all 330 cards in the set. However, they won’t be found easily. Brent Williams, an Arkansas-based dealer who specializes in breaking cases in bulk, has seen the cards fall one per case.

He pulled six through his first six cases and that held true for another breaker he is in contact with.

“I know of 22 other cases that each had 21 total,” he said.

The cards are also found in retail packs.

We’ll have more in 2011 Topps here soon — a Box Busters preview gallery will come later and our video will come soon (our Busters boxes are stuck somewhere in a snow drift.

Chris Olds is the editor of Beckett Baseball. Have a comment, question or idea? Send an e-mail to him at Follow him on Twitter by clicking here.

Update: These cards have been confirmed.

3 Jon Lester
5 Joey Votto
15 David Wright
20 Hanley Ramirez
25 Carl Crawford
35 Shin-Soo Choo
40 Justin Upton
42 Mariano Rivera
44 Martin Prado
50 Alex Rodriguez
60 Andrew McCutchen
61 David Price
70 Kyle Drabek
75 Jered Weaver
78 Mike Stanton
80 Desmond Jennings
100 Albert Pujols
102 CC Sabathia
108 Zack Greinke
110 Aroldis Chapman
120 Mat Latos
128 Manny Ramirez
140 Brett Anderson
150 Miguel Cabrera
165 Jeremy Hellickson
166 Josh Johnson
169 Chipper Jones
174 Roy Oswalt
177 Brian Matusz
195 Nick Markakis
200 Ichiro Suzuki
208 Clay Buchholz
209 Carlos Santana
210 Brian Wilson
214 Chase Utley
216 Jose Baustita
218 Victor Martinez
236 Nelson Cruz
240 Andre Ethier
241 Wandy Rodriguez
247 Starlin Castro
250 Carlos Gonzalez
255 Torii Hunter
269 Stephen Drew
270 Ubaldo Jimenez
271 Adam Dunn
275 Clayton Kershaw
290 Ike Davis
293 Justin Morneau
294 Luke Scott
299 Chris Carpenter
300 Roy Halladay
307 Alex Rios
315 David Ortiz
320 Michael Young
322 Brent Morel
330 Derek Jeter

Filed under: Beckett Media, MLB, Topps Tagged: 2011 Topps, Diamond Anniversary, MLB, Topps
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