The two usual suspects, Kris Bryant and Anthony Rizzo were included.
As was catcher, Willson Contreras.
Three cards from one team in a 50-card set may seem like a bit of overkill to non-Cubs fans. But the reality is that the Cubs tied a record last year with six players that hit 20 home runs. For all I know, and I'll admit I'm too lazy to confirm, Topps just picked the 50 guys with the most home runs last year.
*EDIT* Never mind, scratch that theory. Contreras only hit 21. Kyle Schwarber, Ian Happ and Javier Baez all had more home runs, just on the Cubs.
The back side of the card has a scratch off area which provides you a code. You go to the Topps website, enter your code and select the date you think your player will hit a home run. If they do, you win a prize. Apparently it is a parallel of the card you pull and there will be different parallels for each month. All entries, win or lose, are put into a drawing for a monthly prize.
I like the idea of this contest. I'd love it even more if these were a one-per-pack pull. Seriously, what would it cost Topps to print out extra parallels for the winners? Maybe it's just me but I feel like this would engage a lot of customers. Get them to your website. Buy more packs to try and pull more. Cards (different players?) will also be found in Series 2 and Allen & Ginter.
When I picked these cards up, I didn't really have any intention to scratch them. But now...I'm leaning towards it. I'm sure there will be unscatched ones available in packs for years to come, long after the time to redeem them has passed.
What are you doing with yours?