Panini USA Baseball Home to Top 2018 MLB Draft Picks – The first two rounds of the 2018 MLB Draft resulted in a great mix of players who already have certified autographs in the market, courtesy of Panini America. The company’s two heavily focused prospect sets with USA Baseball Alumni include 2017 Panini Elite Extra Edition and 2018 Panini USA Baseball Stars & Stripes.
Panini USA Baseball Home to Top 2018 MLB Draft Picks – Panini Exclusives
Here are some of the highlights from the early round draft results. Overall, a total of (27) USA Baseball Alumni were drafted in the first two rounds. Of those, (22) players have certified autographs in 2017 Panini Elite Extra Edition and 2018 Panini USA Baseball Stars & Stripes. Here is a list of players whose autographs can only be found in Panini America baseball card products.
#1 Overall Pick Casey Mize, P, Auburn Tigers
#4 Overall Pick Nick Madrigal, 2B/SS, Oregon State Beavers
#10 Overall Pick Travis Swaggerty, OF, South Alabama Jaguars
#39 Overall Pick Jake McCarthy, OF, Virginia Cavaliers
#46 Overall Pick Steele Walker, OF, Oklahoma Sooners
It should also be noted that several players drafted in the first two rounds also have certified autographs in a wide range of Leaf Trading Cards baseball card products including:
- 2017 Leaf Metal Perfect Game
- 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 Leaf Perfect Game
For more details about the top selections from the 2018 MLB Draft, be sure to check out this collecting guide on Beckett.com.