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2005 Prime Patches is a baseball card set produced and distributed by Donruss. It was originally released in November 2005.


The cards were distributed almost exclusively at hobby shops in 3 card packs (1 base and 2 GU/AU cards), 4 packs per box and 12 boxes per case.

Base Set

Autograph Parallels

Materials Parallels

The base set was partially paralleled by a series of game used and autographed cards. Autograph, Bat, Jersey, Button, Laundry Tag, Name Plate Patch, Number Patch, Sleeve Patch and Team Patch were all released as serial numbered inserts.

Insert Sets

All the insert sets in 2005 were game used or autographed and were included 2 per pack.

All Star Materials

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18 players from the 2005 All-Star game were included in this series of Game Used and Autographed insert cards. Autograph, Jersey, Jumbo Jersey, Bat, Button, Double Swatch, Double Patch Prime, Double Materials Prime, Laundry Tag, MLB Logo, Name Plate Patch, Number Patch, Team Logo Patch, Triple Patch, Triple Swatch, and Triple Swatch Prime variations were all inserted into packs.

Hall of Fame Materials

Major League Materials

  • Major League Materials Checklist and Gallery

Next Generation

  • Next Generation Checklist and Gallery

Past and Present


The main insert set in 2005 Prime Patches. Each card has a small black and white portrait picture of the player and an autograph and/or game used swatches and patches.

Team Triple Patches

  • Team Triple Patches Checklist and Gallery