Panini America enters baseball card market with 2009 Elite Extra Edition
Panini America revealed on Tuesday the basic product information and preview images for its debut in the baseball card market with 2009 Elite Extra Edition.
The set marks the first baseball card set produced in the Arlington, Texas-based facility since the release of the unlicensed Threads, Prime Cuts (the 2008 Beckett Baseball Product of the Year) and Elite Extra Edition sets last year under the Donruss ownership, which sold the company to Panini in March.
The set will include more than 40 first-round and supplemental first-round draft picks and each Hobby box will include yield four autographs as well as eight insert cards.
Among those scheduled to appear in the set are No. 2 pick Dustin Ackley, No. 3 pick Donavan Tate. The bas set will include 150 subjects – 50 base cards and 100 Autographed Rookies. There will be autograph cards for each player in the set.
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