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2021 Topps Sports Illustrated Checklist

Release Year Archive: 2021

Manufacturer Archive: Topps

Tag Archive: Sports Illustrated

Category Archive: Baseball Card Checklists, On Demand Checklists


2021 Topps Sports Illustrated trading cards recreate iconic covers from the magazine’s extensive archive.

The online exclusive brand has a checklist of 70 cards with print runs for each card determined on consumer demand over their seven day availability. It is claimed that this is a tribute to the Topps 70th anniversary (much like Project70) but with their first publication being released in 1954, Sports Illustrated is three years shy of running parallel to Topps. Also, there is absolutely no connection with the magazine cover and a particular baseball card so this functions more as a tribute to 67 years of SI than it does as a tribute to Topps.

Cards are released weekly in pairs and available for seven days. Numbered color parallels will be randomly distributed among the print runs.

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2021 Topps Sports Illustrated Checklist

Base Set – 70 Cards
White w/ Red Stripes – #/70
Canary Yellow – #/25
Orange – #/10
Red – #/5
Silver – 1/1

#PlayerTeamIssue DateVariantPrint Run
1Mike TroutAngelsAugust 27, 201217936
2Duke SniderDodgersJune 27, 19554386
3Larry WalkerRockiesJune 11, 20012061
4Kirby PuckettTwinsApril 6, 19922676
5Vladimir GuerreroExposMay 1, 20001808
6Boston Red SoxRed SoxNovember 10, 20042858
7Mickey MantleYankeesJune 18, 19564750
8Greg MadduxBravesAugust 14, 19952107
9Mookie BettsDodgersNovember 12, 20202590
10Derek JeterYankeesJune 21, 19992525
11Stan Musial, Ted WilliamsMLBJuly 8, 19572103
12Ken Griffey JrMarinersMay 7, 19902732
12aKen Griffey JrMarinersMay 7, 1990Green Auto25
12bKen Griffey JrMarinersMay 7, 1990Orange Auto10
12cKen Griffey JrMarinersMay 7, 1990Red Auto5
12dKen Griffey JrMarinersMay 7, 1990Grey Auto1
13George BrettRoyalsOctober 5, 19921452
14Darryl StrawberryMetsJuly 11, 19881474
15Hank AaronBravesApril 15, 19742057
16Nolan RyanRangersMay 1, 19891885
16aNolan RyanRangersMay 1, 1989Green Auto25
16bNolan RyanRangersMay 1, 1989Orange Auto10
16cNolan RyanRangersMay 1, 1989Red Auto5
16dNolan RyanRangersMay 1, 1989Grey Auto1
17Al KalineTigersMay 11, 19641491
18Aaron JudgeYankeesMay 15, 20171928
19Ernie BanksCubsFebruary 2, 20151585
20Ozzie SmithCardinalsSeptember 28, 19871413
20aOzzie SmithCardinalsSeptember 28, 1987Green Auto25
20bOzzie SmithCardinalsSeptember 28, 1987Orange Auto10
20cOzzie SmithCardinalsSeptember 28, 1987Red Auto5
20dOzzie SmithCardinalsSeptember 28, 1987Grey Auto1
21Fernando Tatis Jr, Manny MachadoPadresMarch 25, 20192076
22Clayton KershawDodgersApril 1, 20131495
23Mike PiazzaMetsAugust 21, 2000
23aMike PiazzaMetsAugust 21, 2000Green Auto25
23bMike PiazzaMetsAugust 21, 2000Orange Auto10
23cMike PiazzaMetsAugust 21, 2000Red Auto5
23dMike PiazzaMetsAugust 21, 2000Grey Auto1
24Willie MaysGiantsFall, 1992
25Willie StargellPiratesAugust 2, 1971
26Whitey FordYankeesSeptember 10, 1956