The absence of baseball and the closure of printing factories has left collectors clamoring for new baseball cards to collect, trade, and flip on eBay but nobody could have predicted the success of Project 2020 when the series premiered with a Ben Baller recreation of Ichiro's 2001 Topps card.

Since the product's launch, sales have been steady and sometimes staggering. Not only does Baller have the distinction of creating the first card on the checklist, he has created the first juggernaut card of the set with #51, Mike Trout. The Trout card was the first of the series to sell more than 30,000 copies and only the second to sell more than 10,000 (the first was also a Trout card).

Baller's fourth release, Rickey Henderson (#71), became the third highest selling card of the series at the time of release, the highest non-Trout card, and the third to sell over 15,000 units.

You can find a complete checklist for the set on our Project 2020 page but this guide will focus solely on Ben Baller created cards. Clicking a link within this page may direct you to an affiliate retailer or to relevant eBay listings for that card. All sale prices listed on this guide are based on eBay listings. Items without available final prices (best offer accepted) are listed at the lowest possible price and followed by a +. Totals are updated when a new Baller card is released into the set.

Project 2020 #1 - Ichiro

Print Run: 1,334
Highest Artist Proof Sale: $800+ (March 30, 2020)
Highest Base Sale: $450 (May 6, 2020)
Lowest Artist Proof Sale: $399.99 (April 9, 2020)
Lowest Base Sale: $25 (March 27, 2020)


Project 2020 #23 - Frank Thomas

Print Run: 2,836
Highest Artist Proof Sale: $376 (Several times)
Highest Base Sale: $149.95 (May 5, 2020)
Lowest Artist Proof Sale: $360.99 (April 18, 2020)
Lowest Base Sale: $16.50 (April 16, 2020)


Project 2020 #51 - Mike Trout

Print Run: 34,950
Highest Artist Proof Sale:
Highest Base Sale: $39.99 (Several)
Lowest Artist Proof Sale:
Lowest Base Sale: $17 (April 29, 2020)


Project 2020 #71 - Rickey Henderson

Print Run: 15,741
Highest Artist Proof Sale: N/A
Highest Base Sale: $34.99 (May 15, 2020)
Lowest Artist Proof Sale: N/A
Lowest Base Sale: $16.89 (May 13, 2020)


Topps Project 2020 cards are available for 48 hours exclusively through the Topps website. Final print runs are determined by consumer demand within that 48 hour window.