Picked up a Rack Pack and a single of 2014 Topps A&G a few weeks back. These are the Highlights.
2014 Topps A&G #307 Cliff Lee
Decent Design, still says Ginter but it just different enough form other sets to keep it interesting.
The Team Name dwarfing the player name is a bit jarring. This is a departure from prior A&G designs. For most part past A&G designs have not featured team names. In 2011 a square team logo was displayed on each card.
Lee was the only Phillies player I got in the bounty.
2014 Topps A&G Heritage #223 Tony Gwynn
I don't remember how many cars I picked up in the packs. I am thinking 24. Close to half of them were Hall of Famers. This is probably my favorite out of those - Pulling a card of the recently deceased Tony Gwynn brought a pang of sadness to me.
2014 Topps A&G 129 Hank Aaron
2014 Topps A&G 228 Orlando Cepeda
2014 Topps A&G 215 Johnny Bench
I have a pretty solid HoF cards collection and these are nice additions. I like the classic Braves uni on Hammerin' Hanks card.
2014 Topps A&G Minis
Minis are always a highlight of AnG. The Carew and Wacha cards are both members of the 3 card special border pack that comes inside rack packs. Massaccio was a painter, the image Topps used is directly from wikipedia - glad I spent $3 on that pack.
I think this is the 2014 A&G common insert. The B-sides lists the players hobbies - Trout collects baseball cards, Nolan runs a baseball team.
Some of the non-baseball cards in this year's set. Here we have the one time Queen of England and an actress from "Buffy the Vampire Slayer"
At the outset A&G inserts were always minis, not so much anymore. Neither of these do anything for me, maybe if I see some of these other members of these sets I will change my mind, but both of these are losers.