Topps/ESPN Card Sets Release Today With 30for30 ‘Once Upon A Time in Queens’ Debut

In a special collaboration with ESPN and ESPN Films, Topps has created the 30-for-30 “Once Upon a Time in Queens” commemorative trading card set.

Following the documentary’s scheduled release dates/times (tonight and Wednesday night), this is a four-part trading card set that captures the 1986 New York Mets championship season and the players that made it such a magical, and at times chaotic, campaign, as well as two of the documentary’s executive producers – Jimmy Kimmel and Sal “Cousin Sal” Iacono.

The first sets issued today at noon ET (links here: and area available for one week.

Wednesday’s card set will post at noon ET, available until Weds., Sept. 22.

Each set of 10 cards will be available beginning on each original air date and time, for a one-week period. Fans may purchase in sets of 10 during each sale window. Featured Mets players in the set include Gary Carter, Dwight Gooden, Lenny Dykstra, Darryl Strawberry, Keith Hernandez, Ron Darling and more.