These have been out for a few weeks now, but I've seen very little written about them. With Gypsy Queen, the Bowman, and now series two out recently, Pro Debut seems to have been lost in the shuffle. This is the second year for Topps' Pro Debut set, and I wonder if it will be the last.
There were twelve Cubs prospects in the 330 card set according to my count (tomorrow I show you why I had to do some counting). Here is where I get a bit confused with the "Pro Debut" concept: three of the Cubs were also in last year's set. How can you debut twice? Wouldn't it stand to reason that you can only have one Pro Debut card? But I suppose Topps has never let reason stand in the way of their products before, so why start now.
I'll show the twelve Cubs prospects in draft order, starting with the oldest:
Josh Vitters, 2007 round 1 (was in 2010 Pro Debut, too)
Brandon Guyer, 2007 round 5
Brett Jackson, 2009 round 1 (was also in 2010 Pro Debut)
D.J. LeMahiue, 2009 round 2...he is currently on the Cubs roster but hasn't seen a lot of action, and was in Pro Debut 2010
Nicholas Struck, 2009 round 38
Reggie Golden, 2010 round 2
Hunter Ackerman, 2010 round 4
Aaron Kurcz, 2010 round 11
Austin Reed, 2010 round 12
Elliot Soto, 2010 round 15
Justin Geiger, 2010 round 24
Dallas Beeler, 2010 round 41