Model Kate Upton Gets Own Baseball Card From Topps
Supermodel and Sports Illustrated covergirl, Kate Upton, is everywhere these days. She was contracted by skate brand Zoo York for a viral campaign, Carl's Jr. hired her for a TV spot, and now, she's getting her own baseball card.
According to Sports Business Digest, the 19-year-old model is set to appear in the 2012 Allen & Ginter World Champions Set from Topps when it hits stores in July.
She was just one of a handful of non-sports inclusions chosen for Topps' 7th edition of baseball card set. It is a 350-card base set featuring baseball stars from today and yesterday, special "mini" insert cards, and framed "Relic" cards of MLB legends. Also included, are autographed cards of famous baseball players (Stan Musial, Albert Pujols, Willie Mays) and numerous non-baseball celebs including Upton. Other notable celebrities include Bobby Knight, Erin Andrews and Arnold Palmer.
The cards come in eight-card pack, contains an insert card, which could possibly being Upton's card or other rare, specials.
Topps' 2012 Allen & Ginter's World Champions will be released the week of July 11th. Boxes include 24 packs of eight-card a piece, and will retail for $5 a pack.