Mets Celebs Dominate Topps 2016 Insert Card Set
You never know who you’ll see at Citi Field. Topps is well aware of that. The popular baseball card company released details about their popular “First Pitch” insert cards for 2016 Topps Baseball Series 1. The set shows celebrities throwing out ceremonial first pitches during the 2015 MLB season. The Mets have the most of any baseball team with four of the 20 cards in the set. Take a preview of the cards.
Three days after winning the first Triple Crown in 37 years, the American Pharoah jockey came to Citi Field to throw out the first pitch.
The New York Knicks took the Latvian power forward in the first round (4th overall) of the 2015 NBA Draft. The next day he came to Citi Field to throw out the first pitch.
As a member of the U.S. House of Representatives, Giffords survived an assassination attempt. Giffords showed the recovery progress by throwing out a ceremonial first pitch at Citi Field.
Fresh off winning the gold medal in the 2015 World Cup, the U.S. Women’s National Team Captain fired a strike with her first pitch.