10 Best 2022 Topps Chrome Update Series Baseball Cards

Let’s explore the 2022 Topps Chrome Update Series baseball card set, released on December 21, 2022, and contains four cards per pack and 24 packs per hobby box. Fanboys could not wait to get their oven mitts on these boxers as eBay sold them out on the first day (at reasonable prices).

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  • Hobby Box Break: 24 Purple Parallels 12 Inserts.
  • Mega Box Break: 4 cards per pack. 10 packs per box. 40 cards.
  • Hanger Box Break: 4 cards per pack. 5 packs per box. 3 Pink Wave Parallels.

The base set contains 200 cards, and the refractor parallels are shown below.

REFRACTOR PARALLELS:

Refractor /299 (1 in 150 packs), Aqua /250 (1 in 179 packs), Blue /199 (1:226), X-Fractor /99 (1 in 450 packs), Green /75 (1 in 595 packs), Gold /50 (1 in 893 packs), Red /25 (1:1,785), SuperFractor 1/1 (1 in 44,739 packs).

Best Cards

Here we list the top ten cards in terms of return on investments over the next 15 years. ROI is defined as which cards will have the greatest return on your purchase.

  1. Julio Rodriguez 2022 Topps Chrome Update Seattle Mariners #AC-JRO
  2. Julio Rodriguez 2022 Topps Chrome Update All-Star Game Rookie Auto SSP #AGSA-JR
  3. Shohei Ohtani 2022 Topps Chrome Update All-Star Game Silver REFRACTOR AUTO #AGSA-SO
  4. Alek Thomas 2022 Topps Chrome Update Blue /199 RC #USC12
  5. Steven Kwan 2022 Topps Chrome Update Auto Refractor 
  6. Dustin May 2022 Topps Chrome Update Gold Superfractor 1/1 #USC 40
  7. Nick Castellanos 2022 Topps Chrome Update Baseball Red Refractor Auto 4/5
  8. JULIO RODRIGUEZ 2022 Topps Chrome Update Pink Wave Refractor RC #USC150
  9. Bobby Witt Jr. 2022 Topps Chrome Update X-Fractor Refractor /99 #USC35
  10. Jeremy Pena 2022 TOPPS UPDATE 1987 TOPPS CHROME RC GREEN REFRACTOR /99

If we could only choose one card to invest in for the next ten years from this set, it would be the Julio Rodriguez Base Refractor with Autograph at a PSA 10 grade, as we feel the pure ROI of this card would be the best.

 

2022 Topps Chrome Update Series Checklist (Base)

USC1 Max Scherzer – New York Mets
USC2 Heliot Ramos – San Francisco Giants RC
USC3 CJ Abrams – San Diego Padres RC
USC4 Mike Brosseau – Milwaukee Brewers
USC5 Joc Pederson – San Francisco Giants
USC6 Jose Miranda – Minnesota Twins RC
USC7 Adam Engel – Chicago White Sox
USC8 Niko Goodrum – Houston Astros
USC9 Jason Krizan – San Francisco Giants RC
USC10 Nestor Cortes – New York Yankees
USC11 Yan Gomes – Chicago Cubs
USC12 Alek Thomas – Arizona Diamondbacks RC
USC13 Joey Wentz – Detroit Tigers RC
USC14 Gabriel Arias – Cleveland Guardians RC
USC15 Matt Chapman – Toronto Blue Jays
USC16 Trevor Story – Boston Red Sox
USC17 Jesse Winker – Seattle Mariners
USC18 Thairo Estrada – San Francisco Giants
USC19 MacKenzie Gore – San Diego Padres RC
USC20 Tyler Naquin – Cincinnati Reds
USC21 Kevin Smith – Oakland Athletics RC
USC22 Anderson Severino – Chicago White Sox RC
USC23 Jake Marisnick – Pittsburgh Pirates
USC24 Elehuris Montero – Colorado Rockies RC
USC25 Sergio Romo – Seattle Mariners
USC26 Jordan Luplow – Arizona Diamondbacks
USC27 Diego Castillo – Pittsburgh Pirates RC
USC28 Taylor Walls – Tampa Bay Rays
USC29 Rob Refsnyder – Boston Red Sox
USC30 Sean Manaea – San Diego Padres
USC31 Ethan Roberts – Chicago Cubs RC
USC32 Austin Nola – San Diego Padres
USC33 Connor Joe – Colorado Rockies
USC34 Jhoan Duran – Minnesota Twins RC
USC35 Bobby Witt Jr. – Kansas City Royals RC
USC36 Aledmys Diaz – Houston Astros
USC37 Bryce Elder – Atlanta Braves RC
USC38 MJ Melendez – Kansas City Royals RC
USC39 Nick Plummer – New York Mets RC
USC40 Dustin May – Los Angeles Dodgers
USC41 Austin Meadows – Detroit Tigers
USC42 Gosuke Katoh – Toronto Blue Jays RC
USC43 Adam Haseley – Chicago White Sox
USC44 Jonathan Villar – Chicago Cubs
USC45 Michael Pineda – Detroit Tigers
USC46 Jose Azocar – San Diego Padres RC
USC47 Steven Matz – St. Louis Cardinals
USC48 Tony Gonsolin – Los Angeles Dodgers
USC49 Jesus Sanchez – Miami Marlins
USC50 Albert Pujols – St. Louis Cardinals
USC51 Jose Trevino – New York Yankees
USC52 Owen Miller – Cleveland Guardians
USC53 Jake Odorizzi – Houston Astros
USC54 Freddie Freeman – Los Angeles Dodgers
USC55 William Woods – Atlanta Braves RC
USC56 Will Smith – Atlanta Braves
USC57 Tyler Mahle – Cincinnati Reds
USC58 Roberto Perez – Pittsburgh Pirates
USC59 Eugenio Suarez – Seattle Mariners
USC60 Noah Syndergaard – Los Angeles Angels
USC61 Jon Gray – Texas Rangers
USC62 Logan Webb – San Francisco Giants
USC63 Kris Bryant – Colorado Rockies
USC64 Erick Fedde – Washington Nationals
USC65 Nick Lodolo – Cincinnati Reds RC
USC66 Drew Smyly – Chicago Cubs
USC67 Nick Castellanos – Philadelphia Phillies
USC68 Orlando Arcia – Atlanta Braves
USC69 Gio Urshela – Minnesota Twins
USC70 Jarren Duran – Boston Red Sox RC
USC71 Mike Clevinger – San Diego Padres
USC72 Matt Olson – Atlanta Braves
USC73 Matt Duffy – Los Angeles Angels
USC74 Oneil Cruz – Pittsburgh Pirates RC
USC75 Luke Williams – Miami Marlins RC
USC76 Bryan Lavastida – Cleveland Guardians RC
USC77 Eduardo Rodriguez – Detroit Tigers
USC78 Brad Miller – Texas Rangers
USC79 Royce Lewis – Minnesota Twins RC
USC80 Jose Iglesias – Colorado Rockies
USC81 Gary Sanchez – Minnesota Twins
USC82 Luke Voit – San Diego Padres
USC83 Craig Kimbrel – Los Angeles Dodgers
USC84 MJ Melendez – Kansas City Royals RC
USC85 Steven Kwan – Cleveland Guardians RC
USC86 Rowdy Tellez – Milwaukee Brewers
USC87 Edward Cabrera – Miami Marlins RC
USC88 Cesar Hernandez – Washington Nationals
USC89 Javier Baez – Detroit Tigers
USC90 Reid Detmers – Los Angeles Angels RC
USC91 Vidal Brujan – Tampa Bay Rays RC
USC92 Jacob Stallings – Miami Marlins
USC93 Hunter Greene – Cincinnati Reds RC
USC94 Joe Ryan – Minnesota Twins RC
USC95 Sonny Gray – Minnesota Twins
USC96 Jhoulys Chacin – Colorado Rockies
USC97 Cole Sands – Minnesota Twins RC
USC98 Carlos Correa – Minnesota Twins
USC99 Adrian Martinez – Oakland Athletics RC
USC100 Spencer Torkelson – Detroit Tigers
RCUSC101 George Kirby – Seattle Mariners RC
USC102 CJ Abrams – San Diego Padres RC
USC103 Martin Perez – Texas Rangers
USC104 Tommy Romero – Tampa Bay Rays RC
USC105 Kyle Bradish – Baltimore Orioles RC
USC106 Starling Marte – New York Mets
USC107 Andre Pallante – St. Louis Cardinals RC
USC108 Luis Guillorme – New York Mets
USC109 Zack Greinke – Kansas City Royals
USC110 JP Sears – New York Yankees RC
USC111 Josh Harrison – Chicago White Sox
USC112 Andrelton Simmons – Chicago Cubs
USC113 Chris Archer – Minnesota Twins
USC114 Ryan Pepiot – Los Angeles Dodgers RC
USC115 Seiya Suzuki – Chicago Cubs RC
USC116 Adam Frazier – Seattle Mariners
USC117 Nick Allen – Oakland Athletics RC
USC118 Jurickson Profar – San Diego Padres
USC119 Jose Miranda – Minnesota Twins RC
USC120 Corey Seager – Texas Rangers
USC121 Kyle Schwarber – Philadelphia Phillies
USC122 Alek Thomas – Arizona Diamondbacks RC
USC123 Nick Lodolo – Cincinnati Reds RC
USC124 Ramon Urias – Baltimore Orioles
USC125 Ryan Pepiot – Los Angeles Dodgers RC
USC126 Jeremy Pena – Houston Astros RC
USC127 Chase Silseth – Los Angeles Angels RC
USC128 Bryson Stott – Philadelphia Phillies RC
USC129 Cole Irvin – Oakland Athletics
USC130 Chris Paddack – Minnesota Twins
USC131 Gabriel Arias – Cleveland Guardians RC
USC132 Jorge Soler – Miami Marlins
USC133 Hunter Dozier – Kansas City Royals
USC134 Michael Lorenzen – Los Angeles Angels
USC135 Marcus Stroman – Chicago Cubs
USC136 Jeremy Pena – Houston Astros RC
USC137 Josh Winder – Minnesota Twins RC
USC138 George Kirby – Seattle Mariners RC
USC139 Rene Pinto – Tampa Bay Rays RC
USC140 Brendan Donovan – St. Louis Cardinals RC
USC141 Carlos Rodon – San Francisco Giants
USC142 Nelson Cruz – Washington Nationals
USC143 Royce Lewis – Minnesota Twins RC
USC144 Seiya Suzuki – Chicago Cubs RC
USC145 A.J. Pollock – Chicago White Sox
USC146 Isiah Kiner-Falefa – New York Yankees
USC147 Beau Brieske – Detroit Tigers RC
USC148 Rylan Bannon – Baltimore Orioles RC
USC149 Michael Fulmer – Detroit Tigers
USC150 Julio Rodriguez – Seattle Mariners RC
USC151 Raimel Tapia – Toronto Blue Jays
USC152 Rougned Odor – Baltimore Orioles
USC153 Nick Pivetta – Boston Red Sox
USC154 Bryson Stott – Philadelphia Phillies RC
USC155 Josh Lowe – Tampa Bay Rays RC
USC156 Jake Walsh – St. Louis Cardinals RC
USC157 Spencer Torkelson – Detroit Tigers RC
USC158 Simon Muzziotti – Philadelphia Phillies RC
USC159 Josh Donaldson – New York Yankees
USC160 Aaron Civale – Cleveland Guardians
USC161 Sean Doolittle – Washington Nationals
USC162 Sergio Alcantara – San Diego Padres
USC163 Hunter Renfroe – Milwaukee Brewers
USC164 Ron Marinaccio – New York Yankees RC
USC165 Julio Rodriguez – Seattle Mariners RC
USC166 Kenley Jansen – Atlanta Braves
USC167 Andrew McCutchen – Milwaukee Brewers
USC168 Francisco Morales – Philadelphia Phillies RC
USC169 Richie Palacios – Cleveland Guardians RC
USC170 Bradley Zimmer – Toronto Blue Jays
USC171 Konnor Pilkington – Cleveland Guardians RC
USC172 Josh Rojas – Arizona Diamondbacks
USC173 Yusei Kikuchi – Toronto Blue Jays
USC174 Cristian Pache – Oakland Athletics
USC175 Shane Baz – Tampa Bay Rays RC
USC176 Bobby Witt Jr. – Kansas City Royals RC
USC177 Seth Lugo – New York Mets
USC178 Steven Kwan – Cleveland Guardians RC
USC179 Chris Bassitt – New York Mets
USC180 Jack Suwinski – Pittsburgh Pirates RC
USC181 Lucius Fox – Washington Nationals RC
USC182 MacKenzie Gore – San Diego Padres RC
USC183 Robinson Chirinos – Baltimore Orioles
USC184 Rich Hill – Boston Red Sox
USC185 Cooper Hummel – Arizona Diamondbacks RC
USC186 Joe Perez – Houston Astros RC
USC187 Matt Brash – Seattle Mariners RC
USC188 Brandon Marsh – Los Angeles Angels RC
USC189 Felix Bautista – Baltimore Orioles RC
USC190 J.J. Matijevic – Houston Astros RC
USC191 Hunter Greene – Cincinnati Reds RC
USC192 Joe Dunand – Miami Marlins RC
USC193 Isaac Paredes – Tampa Bay Rays
USC194 Heliot Ramos – San Francisco Giants RC
USC195 Jose Quintana – Pittsburgh Pirates
USC196 Alex Faedo – Detroit Tigers RC
USC197 Corey Kluber – Tampa Bay Rays
USC198 Avisail Garcia – Miami Marlins
USC199 Randal Grichuk – Colorado Rockies
USC200 Wander Franco – Tampa Bay Rays RC