A Guest Artist Original
City Series Card 13 Luis Robert- The Town
The City Series is designed to celebrate Baseball stars from 80s to today. Each card is designed with custom player art, city themed backgrounds and team color borders.
In November 2016, Robert defected from Cuba to pursue a Major League Baseball (MLB) career in the United States. On April 20, 2017, he was declared a free agent, but he was not eligible to sign with any major league club until May 20.
On May 27, 2017, Robert signed a contract with the Chicago White Sox that included a $26 million signing bonus.
On January 2, 2020, Robert agreed to a six-year, $50 million contract with the Chicago White Soxbefore appearing in a major league game.The contract includes team options for 2026 and 2027 which, if exercised, could bring the value of the contract to $88 million.On July 24, he made his MLB debut. July 26, he hit his first MLB home run.
In August 2020, Robert batted .298/.356/.660, including seven doubles, nine home runs, 20 runs batted in, and three stolen bases over 26 games. He won the American League (AL) Rookie of the MonthAward, his first monthly award in the major leagues. Overall in 2020 he batted .233/.302/.436 over 202 at bats. Robert hit his first postseason home run in game 3 of the Wild Card Series against the Oakland Athletics off of Mike Fiers. His 487 foot home run was the longest postseason home run in White Sox history. He also won the Gold Glove Award for center field, becoming the second White Sox player in history to win the award in his rookie season.
About Matthew Lee Rosen's Guest Artist Shops
Topps Project 2020 has inspired a growing number of hobbyists to create their own card art. To provide them with support, I'm inviting artists to build their own guest shop! I lend my expertise to mentor and guide them along the way... my ultimate vision is to curate a mini-marketplace for card-inspired artwork.
Here's what you'll receive with this order
- An original artwork by my guest artist.
- Your purchase will be shipped directly from the guest artist's studio.
- If your order contains multiple items from different artists, the items will ship separately.