Let the countdown begin: The first live autographs of Cuban baseball sensation Jose Abreu are now just days away. But when Panini America’s 2013 Prizm Perennial Draft Picks Baseball arrives in hobby shops on Wednesday, it will be delivering more than just Abreu. The product also will include the company’s first 2013 autographs of Kris Bryant, the second overall pick of the Cubs in the 2013 Draft, a potential-packed checklist of other on-card autographs and a bold new array of Prizm parallels.
Last week, in the days before the product shipped, Panini America’s Mike Payne, Tim Trout and Micah Layton put Prizm Perennial Draft Picks through the paces during the Quality Control process, revealing one key card after another from a product that should keep passionate prospectors hunting for the foreseeable future.
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