Topps Inks Exclusive Deal with #1 Pick Moniak – The Topps Company, Inc., the exclusive trading card partner of Major League Baseball, announced today the signing of 2016 MLB Draft 1st overall pick Mickey Moniak to an exclusive card and memorabilia deal.
Moniak’s autograph will only be found in future Topps products, starting with the highly coveted 2016 Bowman Draft Baseball releasing later this year.
“As the top overall pick of this year’s MLB Draft, we’re ecstatic to have Mickey headlining our 2016 Bowman Draft release,” said Brand Manager Zvee Geffen. “The Bowman brands are home to the game’s future stars and, as Mickey certainly fits that billing, he epitomizes the best of our brand.”
Moniak’s autographed memorabilia will be sold exclusively through Topps Authentics, which will include baseballs, jerseys, over-sized cards and more.
“We are thrilled to add Mickey to our Topps trading card and Authentics Programs” said David Leiner, VP and General Manager of North American Sports & Entertainment for Topps. “He is a fantastic young player that we look forward to including in Topps and Bowman products for years to come.”
Moniak joins an impressive group of young baseball talent as part of the Topps Authentics signing roster that includes Carlos Correa, Kenta Maeda, Lucas Giolito and Trevor Story.
Mickey Moniak, who was selected by the Philadelphia Phillies out of La Costa Canyon High School in California back in June, has batted .281 with 28 RBI’s and 9 stolen bases in 44 games this season in the Gulf Coast League.
“It is a great honor to join the Topps family,” said 2016 #1 overall pick Mickey Moniak. “I look forward to working closely with Topps and being featured in their products.”
Look for Moniak’s autographed items to be offered through Topps in the coming weeks.
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