This award was a little bit tougher for me this year. The two previous winners were slam dunks in my opinion. I really didn't have to think about either choice. This year, I wouldn't say that the field was weak, but I felt like I didn't have a favorite that really stood out from the rest of the parallel sets. So, after spending an afternoon flipping back through my 2015 cards I narrowed my three of four possibilities down to one winner.....
2015 Best Parallel Set
Topps Allen & Ginter Red Minis
I really enjoyed these minis out of Ginter this year. I like the minis in Ginter every year, but the red parallels really stood out for me. I pulled a bunch of them in my small pack when I opened up one of of my boxes earlier this summer, but went through and added several different Cardinals and Rays cards over the summer. In years past, Topps has put a black border around some of the minis. Always liked the look, but the red design around the edges popped for me this year. Is it because I really really like the color red? Probably, but they are still cool cards.