– The Short-printed Base cards are Nos. 426-500 and can be found 1:3 packs.
– The 45-card 1961 HR Chase Insert is broken into three portions — with the 15-card Babe Ruth set only found in Hobby packs, while the Roger Maris cards will only be found in Walmart packs and the Mickey Mantles will only be found in Target packs. The Relic parallels for those cards are numbered to the player’s jersey number only three cards for Ruth, nine for Maris and seven for Mantle (#’d to 7). Topps also announced that there are short-printed base cards of the trio — Ruth (card No. 60),Maris ( No. 61) and Mantle (No. 56).
– The following players have dice-game back variations: Joe Mauer, Victor Martinez, Albert Pujols, Mark Teixeira, Grady Sizemore, Justin Upton, Adam Jones, Vladimir Guerrero, Matt Kemp, Ichiro, Daisuke Matsuzaka, Tim Lincecum, Chase Utley, Ian Kinsler, Derek Jeter, Hanley Ramirez, Alex Rodriguez and Chipper Jones.
— Color Variations: There are 10 short-printed cards with color variations. The changes appear on the player and team nameplates at the bottom of the card.
Albert Pujols Black-Black
Joe Mauer Black-Black
CC Sabathia Green-Yellow
Derek Jeter Red-Yellow
Grady Sizemore Green-Red
J.A. Happ Orange-Blue
Zack Greinke Yellow-Blue
Ryan Braun Blue-Orange
David Wright Green-Yellow
Pablo Sandoval Yellow-Green
– And finally, all of Juan Marichal’s Real One autographs were signed in red ink and none are numbered.