2002 Donruss Classics
- 1 Description
- 2 Distribution
- 3 Reviews
- 4 Insertion Ratios
- 5 Checklist
2002 Donruss Classics is a 225 card set released in two series. The first 200 cards of the 225 card set was released as part of the Donruss Classics product in June 2002; while the final 25 cards were randomly inserted into packs of 2002 Donruss The Rookies.
Cards 1-100 are the base cards while 101-225 are short-printed and serial-numbered to 1500 copies each. 101-150 are rookie and prospect cards while 151-200 are retired stars with one card from each subset inserted into every nine-pack mini box.
As with most 2002 products, there are no notable rookies in the main set; however, an RC of Cliff Lee was included in the Donruss The Rookies Series.
Hobby: six cards per pack, nine cards per mini box, 2 mini boxes per Hobby box and 4 Hobby boxes per case.
|Cards||Total Cards||Numbered To||Hobby Odds||Retail Odds|
|Short Prints||100||1,500||1 in each mini box||?|
|Timeless Tributes Parallel||225||100||?||?|
|New Millennium Classics||?||-||?||?|
|Timeless Treasures||17||varies, 8-91||?||?|
Autographs & Game-Used
The 5 card set features game used hat swatches from players made famous by playing for one or two teams for most of their career. Each card is serial numbered to 50 copies per card.
This 5-card set was randomly inserted packs and each card is serial numbered to 50 copies. Each card has a piece of game used shoe embedded in the card.
New Millennium Classics
This 17-card set features game used jersey swatches and bat chips from Cal Ripken Jr. and Ted Williams. Each card is serial numbered between 8 and 91 copies per card.