This 160 card set was issued in two separate series. The first 150 cards were issued within the Diamond Kings brand which was distributed in May, 2002. These cards were issued in four card packs with an SRP of $3.99 which came 24 packs to a box and 20 boxes to a case. Cards numbered 101 through 121 feature propsects while cards numbered 122 through 150 feature retired veterans. These cards were all issued at a stated rate of one in three packs. Cards 151-160 were issued within packs of 2002 Donruss the Rookies in mid-December, 2002 at the following ratios: hobby 1:10, retail 1:12. This set was noteworthy as Donruss/Playoff created a full set based on the tradition began in 1982 when the first Diamond King cards were created. - 2006 Beckett Almanac of Baseball
Cards and Collectibles, 11th Edition.