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Knicks’ Porzingis Among Popular First Pitch™ Insert Cards Back For 2016 Topps® Baseball

The popular First Pitch™ insert cards are back for 2016 Topps® Baseball Series 1. They depict celebrities and other notables who threw out ceremonial first pitches throughout the 2015 MLB season.

The Knicks’ Kristaps Porzingis is one of several players featured whose pitches came at CitiField last year, a list which also includes Abby Wambach, Gabrielle Giffords and Victor Espinoza.

Last year’s debut of the First Pitch inserts found baseball fans chasing their favorite celebrities’ cards. Ceremonial first pitches are one of the most popular moments at baseball games with celebrities, past players, dignitaries and others showing up to take part in the festivities. The First Pitch cards record noteworthy moments for posterity and document great moments in baseball.

This year’s list of First Pitch cards includes 20 names with another set of notables coming in 2016 Topps Baseball Series 2 this summer.

Collect Topps to get your First Pitch cards, which hit stores today!

Topps celebrates 65 years of making baseball cards. Fans can find the newest Topps baseball cards in hobby shops, mass retailers and at Topps.com.

Check out the list of names on the First Pitch insert cards:

Victor_EspinozaAbby Wambach, New York Mets®, Soccer Player
Gabrielle Giffords, New York Mets®, Politician
Don Cherry, Toronto Blue Jays®, Broadcaster
Mo’ne Davis, Boston Red Sox®, Pitcher
Evelyn Jones, Seattle Mariners™
Bree Morse, Angels®, Miss California
Jordan Spieth, Boston Red Sox®, Golfer
Kristaps Porzingis, New York Mets®, New York Basketball Draft Pick
Victor Espinoza, New York Mets®, Jockey
James Taylor, Boston Red Sox®, Singer
Bud Selig, Milwaukee Brewers™, Former MLB® Commissioner
LeVar Burton, Chicago White Sox®, Actor
Hayley Atwell, Kansas City Royals®, Actor
Bill Withers, Seattle Mariners™, Singer
Carrie Brownstein, Seattle Mariners™, Actor
Tony Hawk, San Diego Padres™, Skateboarder
IronE Singleton, Miami Marlins®, Actor
Rebekah Gregory, Houston Astros®
Johnny Knoxville, Los Angeles Dodgers®, Actor
Steve Aoki, Los Angeles Dodgers®, Musician

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