2009 Donruss Elite Extra Edition Update
November 25, 2009

While collectors anxiously await more details (and a checklist) on this popular release, Panini officially released the following information on Donruss Elite Extra Edition:

  • 18 of the top draft picks - including Dustin Ackley, Donavan Tate, Tony Sanchez, Jared Mitchell and Yankees' first-rounder Slade Heathcott (several will have on-card signatures)
  • More than 40 first-round and first-round supplemental players have been signed to the program
  • All 150 rookies/prospects will have autographs
  • 2009 Elite Extra will also picture a handful of all-time greats as high schoolers or collegiate players including Pete Rose, George Brett, Nolan Ryan, Al Kaline, Mike Schmidt, Will Clark, Dwight Gooden, Don Mattingly, Reggie Jackson, Wade Boggs, Mark Fidrych, Barry Larkin, Jim Palmer, Fred Lynn, Robin Yount and others - and each will have autographs in the program.
  • Collegiate Patches insert returns, with 50 different subjects signing
  • Private Signings - a new insert featuring autographed sweet spot ball material from this year's draft prospects (including Dustin Ackley and Donavan Tate) and some all-time greats, and #'d to 100 or less