2022 Topps Chrome Sapphire: What You Can Expect

December 5, 2022

2022 Topps Chrome Sapphire is an interesting set. A premium-priced product with a huge base card checklist. No autographs. No inserts. A flashy modern design that will appeal to most fans.

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2022 Topps Chrome Sapphire release format & release date

The surprise drop of 2022 Topps Chrome Sapphire was on December 2nd, 2022. Check here for more December 2022 sports card releases.

Each 2022 Topps Chrome Sapphire hobby packs contain 4 cards. Hobby boxes contain eight packs.

2022 Topps Chrome Sapphire hobby boxes are selling on Topps website for $250. They already are higher than that on eBay, ranging from $275 to $400.

2022 Topps Chrome Sapphire is an online exclusive drop. Somewhat shockingly for premium-priced product, 2022 Topps Chrome Sapphire does not contain any autographed cards or inserts. If you’re looking for hits and autos, 2022 Topps Chrome Black might be a better option.

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2022 Topps Chrome Update Sapphire Break

2022 Topps Chrome Sapphire base set & design

The 2022 Topps Chrome Sapphire base set contains 660 cards. The checklist pulls from both series 1 and series 2 of the 2022 Topps flagship set.

The design adds a lot of flash to the base designs, with chromium stock, a splash of blue color, and a funky background pattern that evokes shards of glass or stained glass.

The checklist contains top rookies such as Julio Rodriguez, Bobby Witt Jr., Seiya Suzuki, and more.

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2022 Topps Chrome Sapphire parallels

The 2022 Topps Chrome Sapphire product contains a rainbow of parallels, although the exact versions and print runs are not yet known. Parallels fall two per hobby box.

2022 Topps Chrome Sapphire value

Topps is selling 2022 Topps Chrome Sapphire hobby boxes for $250, with prices ranging from $275-400 on the secondary market. How does that compare to prior years?

2021 Topps Chrome Sapphire hobby boxes are selling in the $125-175 range, with a few higher and a few lower. 2020 Topps Chrome Sapphire hobby boxes are selling in the $150-200 range. In both of those releases, autographs were part of the offering.

What does that mean? In unopened form, Topps Chrome Sapphire is a mixed bag. I imagine a lot of the long-term value will be connected to the quality of the rookies included in each year’s set. So, if you’re a “buy and hold sealed” collector, this is not necessarily one to avoid, but not a sure bet either.

2021 Topps Chrome Sapphire$125
2020 Topps Chrome Sapphire$150
2019 Topps Chrome Sapphire$629
2018 Topps Chrome Sapphire$4285

Non-autographed singles from the last few years don’t seem to be selling for much, although it’s likely that very low population parallels of key players will be in demand.

The Final Word on 2022 Topps Chrome Sapphire

2022 Topps Chrome Sapphire is an interesting product, for sure. The large checklist, small box size, premium price point, and a rainbow of parallel mean that there are some nice parallel pulls out there. The chances of hitting one feel fairly low, though.

So, your chance at a good ROI maybe isn’t the best. That being said, if you like deep checklists, premium stock and designs, and a shot at some cool parallels, this may be a product worth exploring.

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2022 Topps Chrome Sapphire Checklist

wdt_ID Set Number Player Team Type
1 Base 1 Shohei Ohtani Angels®
2 Base 2 Craig Kimbrel Chicago White Sox®
3 Base 3 Huascar Ynoa Atlanta Braves™
4 Base 4 Travis d'Arnaud Atlanta Braves™
5 Base 5 Rougned Odor New York Yankees®
6 Base 6 Jazz Chisholm Jr. Miami Marlins®
7 Base 7 Bobby Dalbec Boston Red Sox®
8 Base 8 Xander Bogaerts Boston Red Sox®
9 Base 9 Elieser Hernandez Miami Marlins®
10 Base 10 Archie Bradley Philadelphia Phillies®
11 Base 11 Jesus Luzardo Miami Marlins®
12 Base 12 Gavin Sheets Chicago White Sox® Rookie
13 Base 13 Freddy Peralta Milwaukee Brewers™
14 Base 14 Amed Rosario Cleveland Guardians™
15 Base 15 Jose Iglesias Boston Red Sox®
16 Base 16 Tommy Pham San Diego Padres™
17 Base 17 Gregory Soto Detroit Tigers®
18 Base 18 Emmanuel Rivera Kansas City Royals® Rookie
19 Base 19 Brian Anderson Miami Marlins®
20 Base 20 Jake Cousins Milwaukee Brewers™ Rookie
21 Base 21 Shane Bieber Cleveland Guardians™
22 Base 22 Bryan De La Cruz Miami Marlins® Rookie
23 Base 23 Gio Urshela New York Yankees®
24 Base 24 Trevor Rogers Miami Marlins®
25 Base 25 Vidal Brujan Tampa Bay Rays™ Rookie
26 Base 26 Devin Williams Milwaukee Brewers™
27 Base 27 Mike Trout Angels®
28 Base 28 Cesar Hernandez Chicago White Sox®
29 Base 29 Jose Berrios Toronto Blue Jays®
30 Base 30 Kyle Muller Atlanta Braves™ Rookie
31 Base 31 Matt Manning Detroit Tigers® Rookie
32 Base 32 Taylor Rogers Minnesota Twins®
33 Base 33 Danny Jansen Toronto Blue Jays®
34 Base 34 Adam Wainwright St. Louis Cardinals®
35 Base 35 Gerrit Cole New York Yankees®
36 Base 36 Jorge Alfaro Miami Marlins®
37 Base 37 Seiya Suzuki Chicago Cubs® Rookie
38 Base 38 Mason Thompson Washington Nationals® Rookie
39 Base 39 Andrew Miller St. Louis Cardinals®
40 Base 40 David Price Los Angeles Dodgers®
41 Base 41 Clayton Kershaw Los Angeles Dodgers®
42 Base 42 Mitch Moreland Oakland Athletics™
43 Base 43 Josiah Gray Washington Nationals® Rookie
44 Base 44 Didi Gregorius Philadelphia Phillies®
45 Base 45 Sonny Gray Cincinnati Reds®
46 Base 46 Raimel Tapia Colorado Rockies™
47 Base 47 Alex Reyes St. Louis Cardinals®
48 Base 48 Shohei Ohtani Angels® League Leaders
49 Base 48 Vladimir Guerrero Jr. Toronto Blue Jays® League Leaders
50 Base 48 Salvador Perez Kansas City Royals® League Leaders
51 Base 49 Brett Gardner New York Yankees®
52 Base 50 Mookie Betts Los Angeles Dodgers®
53 Base 51 Zack Greinke Houston Astros®
54 Base 52 Greg Holland Kansas City Royals®
55 Base 53 Hanser Alberto Kansas City Royals®
56 Base 54 Lourdes Gurriel Jr. Toronto Blue Jays®
57 Base 55 Robbie Grossman Detroit Tigers®
58 Base 56 Ke'Bryan Hayes Pittsburgh Pirates®
59 Base 57 Kyle Gibson Philadelphia Phillies®
60 Base 58 Lars Nootbaar St. Louis Cardinals® Rookie
61 Base 59 Bryce Harper Philadelphia Phillies® League Leaders
62 Base 59 Juan Soto Washington Nationals® League Leaders
63 Base 59 Trea Turner Los Angeles Dodgers® League Leaders
64 Base 60 Mike Moustakas Cincinnati Reds®
65 Base 61 Jakson Reetz Washington Nationals® Rookie
66 Base 62 Luke Williams Philadelphia Phillies® Rookie
67 Base 63 Christian Vazquez Boston Red Sox®
68 Base 64 Tim Anderson Chicago White Sox®
69 Base 65 Austin Hedges Cleveland Guardians™
70 Base 66 Connor Wong Boston Red Sox® Rookie
71 Base 67 Julio Rodriguez Seattle Mariners™ Rookie
72 Base 68 Alex Bregman Houston Astros®
73 Base 69 Corey Kluber New York Yankees®
74 Base 70 Ryan Weathers San Diego Padres™
75 Base 71 Ernie Clement Cleveland Guardians™ Rookie
76 Base 72 Bobby Witt Jr. Kansas City Royals® Rookie
77 Base 73 Johnny Cueto San Francisco Giants®
78 Base 74 Merrill Kelly Arizona Diamondbacks®
79 Base 75 Christian Walker Arizona Diamondbacks®
80 Base 76 Nicky Lopez Kansas City Royals®
81 Base 77 Josh Naylor Cleveland Guardians™
82 Base 78 Aaron Ashby Milwaukee Brewers™ Rookie
83 Base 79 Trey Mancini Baltimore Orioles®
84 Base 80 Mitch Haniger Seattle Mariners™
85 Base 81 Jesse Winker Cincinnati Reds®
86 Base 82 Charlie Morton Atlanta Braves™
87 Base 83 Will Smith Los Angeles Dodgers®
88 Base 84 Jose Abreu Chicago White Sox®
89 Base 85 Rodolfo Castro Pittsburgh Pirates® Rookie
90 Base 86 Kris Bryant San Francisco Giants®
91 Base 87 Nolan Arenado St. Louis Cardinals®
92 Base 88 Travis Shaw Boston Red Sox®
93 Base 89 Jorge Mateo Baltimore Orioles®
94 Base 90 Enrique Hernandez Boston Red Sox®
95 Base 91 Kyle Seager Seattle Mariners™
96 Base 92 Avisail Garcia Milwaukee Brewers™
97 Base 93 Isiah Kiner-Falefa Texas Rangers®
98 Base 94 Cedric Mullins Baltimore Orioles®
99 Base 95 Chad Pinder Oakland Athletics™
100 Base 96 Cincinnati Reds® Cincinnati Reds®