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Nationals’ Bryce Harper Selects Own Topps Cards Set Dubbed ‘220’ – ‘Second To None’

ToppsXBettsFor the first time in Topps history, the iconic company has given over the reins to someone else.

Washington Nationals star Bryce Harper has created his own Topps baseball card set, featuring top players in the league, his all-time favorites – and even guys with the best hair.

Topps X Bryce Harper “220” is a first-of-its-kind set where Harper hand-picked the design, chose the players, theme, and added his own words to it. His meticulous approach resulted in a set fans are sure to love.

“I have never done anything like this to really design a product, put something forward like this,” said Harper whose father collected baseball cards. “I’ve done cleats and bats, but to be able to do a baseball card is special.”

“220” is a title picked by Harper to signify his personal mantra of “Second to None.” Every detail of the set was picked by Harper to reflect who he is and his love for the game.

Topps X Bryce Harper “220” features the following components:

• Fourteen of MLB’s top players that would encompass his own team
• Best Hair: Harper’s top five MLB players with great hair
• Harper’s Heroes: highlights his all-time favorite moments in MLB history
• Look Good, Feel Good: Showcases the essence of Harper on and off the field.

The set includes such stars as:

Base cards (Harper’s team)

– Yadier Molina C
– Freddie Freeman 1B
– Javier Baez 2B
– Manny Machado SS
– Nolan Arenado 3B
– Marcell Ozuna OF
– JD Martinez OF
– Mookie Betts OF
– Max Scherzer P
– Jacob deGrom P
– Justin Verlander P
– Sean Doolittle P
– Aroldis Chapman P

Best Hair

– Andrew Benintendi
– Jacob deGrom
– Derrick Rodriguez
– Dansby Swanson
– Jayson Werth

Harper’s Heroes

– Ken Griffey Jr.
– Chipper Jones
– Derek Jeter
– Josh Gibson
– Ron Harper (his dad)

Harper is the first person to be featured for the personalized sets from Topps. Look for more sets in the future from top athletes, celebrities and notable figures. For more details, go to Topps.com.

About Jerry Milani

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Jerry Milani is a writer and public relations executive living in Bloomfield, N.J. He has worked in P.R. for more than 30 years in college and conference sports media relations, two agencies and for the International Fight League, a team-based mixed martial arts league, and as a freelance professional. His PR clients have included Wizard World and FAN EXPO, which produce pop culture and celebrity conventions across North America, USA Wrestling, the National Lacrosse League, Strat-O-Matic Media, the Pacific Life Open and Pilot Pen Tennis tournaments and dozens of others. Milani is also the director of athletic communications for Caldwell University. He is a proud graduate of North Rockland High School and Fordham University and when not attending a Yankees, Rams or Cougars game can be reached at Jerry (at) JerryMilani (dot) com.

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