Women’s sports make history, yet again, with Athletes Unlimited and Topps’ latest release. Get ready to add some new and exciting trading cards to your collection! Athletes Unlimited and Topps have teamed up to publish the first-ever set of trading cards featuring all four Athletes Unlimited sports – basketball, softball, lacrosse, and volleyball – in one set.
The 200-card base set includes a whopping 185 athletes and is available at major retailers, hobby shops, and online through the Topps website starting today, and the Fanatics website in two weeks. But that’s not all! Fans can also collect several themed sets within the product, including Being Unlimited, Record Breakers, and the rare Topps Black Gold cards, which are limited to only 250 copies per featured athlete.
It doesn’t stop there. This set includes autograph cards from 85 Athletes Unlimited athletes (each hobby box delivers 2 autograph cards), as well as cards that contain a piece of embedded memorabilia, known as relic cards. And for the collectors out there, every base card has limited versions, called parallels. These include Gold Foilboard Parallels, limited to 1 in every 24 packs, and the unique Foilfractor Parallel, which is numbered 1/1.
What’s even more exciting is that this is the first set to feature athletes from all four sports in one combined set, marking a significant milestone for women’s sports. Topps has been a partner of Athletes Unlimited since its inception in 2020, creating individual sets for each sport. But this set takes it to the next level by showcasing the talents of all the athletes across all four sports.
“Topps has been an incredible partner and supporter of Athletes Unlimited from the verysaid Jon Patricof, CEO and Co-Founder of Athletes Unlimited.
beginning, showcasing the greatest female athletes in the world and providing our fans
with an opportunity to own a piece of history,”
“This new set featuring all four of our sports together marks an
important milestone in our shared journey, and we are thrilled to see major retailers
feature Athletes Unlimited on their shelves.”
“This year’s Topps Athletes Unlimited trading card set celebrates these incredible
athletes and dedicated fans by bringing all four sports together into one combined set,”
said David Leiner, President of Trading Cards at Fanatics Collectibles. “Athletes
Unlimited has created a premiere league for the top female athletes in the world, and
Topps is proud to partner with them to continue creating amazing products for their fans
Basketball fans will undoubtedly want to get their hands on these cards, which retail for $69.99, and are now available at major national retailers like Target and Barnes & Noble and hobby shops (see the store locator here). This is an excellent opportunity to celebrate the incredible achievements of women in sports and to support Athletes Unlimited, a league that’s been making waves since its founding.
So what are you waiting for? Head to your nearest retailer, hobby shop, or online store and add these trading cards to your collection today!
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