2008 Topps comes in 2 series and features 36 packs per box with 10 cards per pack. Packs with a relic contain 8 cards. Packs with a cut signature contain 3 cards. According to Topps:
330 Base cards
265 Veterans, 15 Managers, 40 Rookies, 5 Topps All Star Team players and 5 Classic Combo cards
PLATINUM: Platinum bordered cards stating “57 Years of Collecting.” ALL ONE OF ONE!
GOLD: Gold bordered cards stating “57 Years of Collecting.” Numbered* to 2008.
TOPPS STARS: 25 current stars of the diamond on gold foil board including Matt Holiday, Ichiro and David Ortiz.
YEAR IN REVIEW: The next 60 cards in the continuity program that covers a highlight from every day of the 2007 MLB season. The program concludes with Updates and Highlights.
AUTOGRAPHS: Spotlighting the season highlights and signatures from 49 great players such as Joba Chamberlain and Justin Morneau.
RELICS: Features 25 players’ season highlights and a relic piece including Albert Pujols and Vladimir Guerrero.
NEW! COMMEMORATIVE PATCH RELICS: 30 players are showcased with a patch commemorating the last season of Yankee and Shea stadiums. Numbered* to 100!
NEW! HISTORICAL CAMPAIGN MATCH-UPS: 55 cards featuring two presidential candidates who had a historic rivalry such as Abraham Lincoln and George B. McClellan.
NEW! HISTORICAL CAMPAIGN MATCH-UPS CUT SIGNATURES: Each card features actual autographs of two rival Presidential candidates like John F. Kennedy and Richard Nixon. ALL ONE OF ONE!
NEW! CAMPAIGN 2008 KIDS VOTE: These cards encourage children under 18 to vote for their favorite presidential candidate on www.topps.com.
PRESIDENTIAL STAMP COLLECTION: Highlighting Commanders-in-Chief over three centuries, each card showcases an actual historic President postage stamp.
Topps All-Rookie Team 50th Anniversary
These players have been named to the Topps All-Rookie Team and are featured on the 1960 Topps All-Rookie design with their Rookie photo.
ALL-ROOKIE TEAM GOLD PARALLELS: Numbered* to 99.
ALL-ROOKIE TEAM AUTOGRAPHS: 20 All-Rookie Team members with their signatures. Numbered* to 25.
ALL-ROOKIE TEAM RELICS: 20 All-Rookie Team members with a relic piece. Numbered* to 50.
SERIES 1 – 2007 Highlight Autographs – Group A: Albert Pujols, Alfonso Soriano, Johnny Damon, Manny Ramirez, Vladimir Guerrero; Group B: Chien-Ming Wang, Gary Sheffield, Jake Peavy, Jason Varitek, Robinson Cano, Brad Penny, Dan Haren, David Wright, Hanley Ramirez, Jose Reyes, Justin Morneau, Jimmy Rollins, Jermaine Dye, Michael Young, Prince Fielder; Group C: Clay Buchholz, Carlos Pena, Eulogio De La Cruz, Ervin Santana, Fausto Carmona, Freddy Sanchez, Josh Fields, John Lackey, Luis Castillo, Matt Garza, Nick Markakis, Russell Martin, Wil Molina, Ramon Castro, Rich Hill; Group E: Josh Anderson, Lance Broadway, Sam Fult, Nyjer Morgan, Seth Smith, Group F: Carlos Villanueva, Dustin Moseley, Mike Bacsik, Mark Ellis, Randy Messenger, Scott Moore, TOm Gorzelanny, Ubaldo Jimenez; Group G: Daric Barton.
SERIES 1 – 2007 Highlight Relics – Group A: Prince Fielder, Jose Reyes, Vladimir Guerrero; Group B: Matt Holliday; Group C: Carlos Beltran, Lance Berkman; Group D: Todd Helton, Justin Verlander, Albert Pujols, Carl Craford, Manny Ramirez, Ichiro, Eric Chavez, Cameron Maybin, Curt Schilling, Dontrelle Willis, Ivan Rodriguez, Miguel Tejada, David Ortiz, David Wright.
SERIES 1 – Approximate odds per pack of finding (*Sequentially Numbered) (any subset listed in green can be expected in every hobby box): Topps All-Rookie Team 50th Anniversary 1:5; Own The Game 1:6; Year In Review 1:6; *Gold Parallel 1:9; Campaign 2008 1:9; Mantle HR History 1:9; Trading Card History 1:12; Mantle Story 1:18; *Black Parallel 1:95; *Commemorative Patch Relic 1:412; Highlights Autograph Group F 1:895; Highlights Autograph Group E 1:1,075; *All-Rookie Team 50th Anniversary Gold Parallel 1:1,290; Printing Plates 1:1,348; Highlights Autograph Group D 1:1,425; 2007 Highlights Relic Group C 1:1,725; *Presidential Stamp Collection 1:1,950; Highlights Autograph Group C 1:958; 2007 Highlights Relic Group D 1:1,965; Highlights Autograph Group G 1:3,070; 2007 Highlights Relic Group A 1:3,597; Highlights Autograph Group B 1:4,792; *World Champion Relic 1:4,792; *All-Rookie Team 50th Anniversary Relic 1:7,178; *All-Rookie Team 50th Anniversary Autograph 1:7,194; *World Champion Auto Relic 1:14,417; *Platinum Parallel 1:16,500; In The Name Relic 1:17,908; 2007 Highlights Relic Group B 1:21,250; *Mantle Home Run History Relic 1:29,331; Highlights Autograph Group A 1:32,000; *Campaign 2008 Cut Signature 1:125,000; *1955 Mantle Reprint Relic 1:400,000; *Topps All-Rookie Team 50th Anniversary Instant Win 1:570,000.
SERIES 2 – 2007 Highlight Autographs – Group A: David Wright, Justin Morneau, Jimmy Rollins, Mark Teixeira, Chien-Ming Wang, David Ortiz, Carlos Delgado, Vladimir Guerrero, Johnny Damon; Group B: Kendry Morales, Ricky Nolasco, Taylor Tankersley, Josh Willingham, Chone Figgins, Joba Chamberlain, John Maine, Matt Garza, Bobby Crosby, Shane Victorino, Nick Markakis, Francisco Liriano, Russ Martin, Melky Cabrera, Ryan Braun, Darin Erstad, Jeremy Bonderman, Jermaine Dye, Aaron Heilman, Carl Crawford, Joel Zumaya, Marcus Thames, Pedro Feliciano, Craig Monroe, Nate Robertson, Eric Chavez, Prince Fielder, Robinson Cano; Group C: Jo-Jo Reyes, Dallas Braden, Claudio Vargas, Hong-Chih Kuo, Jorge Cantu; Group D: Jason Bartlett, Philip Humber; Group E: Chase Wright, Delwyn Young, Ronny Paulino, Zack Greinke, Ryan Roberts, Tom Gorzelanny, Ervin Santana, Fausto Carmona; Group F: Austin Kearns.
SERIES 2 – 2007 Highlight Relics – Group A: Roy Oswalt, Jose Reyes; Group B: Jeremy Bonderman, Brandon Phillips, Alex Gordon, Ryan Howard, Chase Utley, Ryan Zimmerman, Dan Uggla, Hanley Ramirez, Delmon Young, Vladimir Guerrero, Prince Fielder, Ryan Braun, Albert Pujols, Aramis Ramirez, Derrek Lee, James Loney, Chien-Ming Wang, Scott Thorman, David Ortiz, Jake Peavy, David ORtiz, Carl Crawford; Group C: Rafael Furcal, Brandon Webb, David Wright, Ichiro, Cameron Maybin, Jim Thome, B.J. Upton.
SERIES 2 Approximate odds per pack of finding (*Sequentially Numbered) (any subset listed in green can be expected in every hobby box): *Gold Parallel 1:5; All-Rookie Team 50th Anniversary 1:5; Trading Card History 1:6; Topps Stars 1:6; Year in Review 1:6; Historical Campaign Matchups 1:6; Mantle Story 1:18; *Black Parallel 1:63; 2007 Highlights Relic Group A 1:85; 2007 Highlights Relic Group B 1:108; *Silk Collection 1:300; 2007 Highlights Relic Group C 1:651; *All-Rookie Team 50th Anniversary Gold Parallel 1:740; *Commemorative Patch Relic 1:792; Highlights Autograph Group E 1:814; Printing Plates 1:900; Highlights Autograph Group B 1:923; Presidential Stamp Collection 1:1,600; *All-Rookie Team 50th Anniversary Relic 1:2,378; Highlights Autograph Group C 1:2,550; *Campaign Letter Patches 1:2,642; Highlights Autograph Group F 1:3,254; 2007 Highlights Dual Relic 1:6,342; Platinum Parallel 1:12,500; *All-Rookie Team 50th Anniversary Autograph 1:13,017; Highlights Autograph Group D 1:15,370; *2007 Highlights Autograph Relic 1:17,356; Highlights Autograph Group A 1:28,927; *1956 Mantle Reprint Relic 1:43,030; FatHead Instant Win 1:52,718; *Historical Campaign Match Ups Cut Signatures 1:80,000.