An Autograph insert set was included in 2008 Topps Allen and Ginter. The 59 card set featured autographs from champions in other sports as well as baseball players. Overall odds of pulling an autographed card was approximately 1 per 67 packs. Series A were insert 1:277 packs and were short printed to varying numbers but were not serial numbered. The print runs are according to a release by Topps. Groups B and C were not given print runs by Topps and were inserted 1:256 and 1:135 respectively.
A red ink parallel set was also produced and inserted into packs and Rip cards. Each was hand serial numbered to 10 copies. The Red Ink cards from the Rip cards are not framed.
Reported Red Ink sales: Beckett Baseball Monthly Issue #283. B.Blair Rip - $95, M.Biondi Rip - $165, $80, J.Chestnut Rip - $125, P.Fielder Rip - $170, A.Fisher Rip - $120, D.Jansen Rip - $125, J.Lee Rip - $615, H.Ramirez Rip - $105, M.Ramirez Rip - $260, $D.Wright Rip - $295.
- Common baseball players typically sell for $8-$12 dollars with Red Ink versions typically selling for $20.
- The cards featuring non-baseball in Group A typically will cost $20-$40 per copy as they are more rare.
- Baseball players in Group A are the main draw here, they rarely appear on the secondary market all now.
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