Product Generations/Series

OYO has released it’s minifigures in Generations by sport, and Series by player.

A Generation is updated when the overall look of the packaging, the accessories included, or a significant number of the uniform designs are changing.

To Date, OYO has released:

Auto Racing  – INDYCAR Generation 1

Baseball – MLB and MILB Generations 1,2,3,4 all retired from production, and the active Generation is Generation 5.

Basketball  – NBA is new for 2017, and active for Generation 1

Football -NFL Generations 1,2 and 3 all retired from production, and the active Generation is Generation 4. College Football Generation 1 retired from production, Generation 2 the active Generation.

Hockey – NHL and Minor Lg Hockey Generations 1 and 2, all retired, Generation 3 the active Generation, College is active as Generation 1.

Soccer – MLS was released in Generation 1 and 2, both of which are retired from production.

Auto Racing:

2017 Generation One INDYCAR™ Limited Edition

Initial Release: May 2017
Retired: TBD
Features: Drivers from INDYCAR teams, Indianapolis MotorSpeedway President Doug Boles

MLB Generations:

2011 Generation One MLB™ Limited Edition

Initial Release: July 2011
Retired Date: February 2012

2011: Initial launch of OYO Sportstoys.
Featured only five MLB™ teams with 29 different variations.

SPECIAL EDITIONS:
2011 World Series™ Edition (Cardinals & Rangers)
New York Yankees, Philadelphia Phillies, Boston Red Sox

2012 Generation One Limited Edition

See the entire checklist here – OYO MLB Generation 1 Checklist

Initial Release Date: March 2012
Retired Date: December 2012
Features: ALL 30 MLB™ teams, MiLB and NBHOF.

SPECIAL EDITIONS:
MLB™All-Star Edition – 38 NL/AL Variations
George Brett All-Star Edition (only 505 units)
MLB™ World Series™ Edition – (DET & SFG)
MLB™ World Series Champions™ Edition
2012 Award Series ( MVP/Cy Young/Rookie of the Year)
Miguel Cabrera Triple Crown Edition (only 2012 units)

2013 Generation Two MLB™ Limited Edition

Initial Release: May 2013
Retired: December 31, 2013
Features: Players featured in Alternate Home Uniforms

SPECIAL EDITIONS:
Spring Training Editions – Batting Practice Jerseys
Mother’s Day Edition (Angels – 9 variations – 1900 units)
St. Patrick’s Day Edition (Phillies – 5 variations – 1300 units)
MLB All Stars,    MLB™ Mascots,  MLB™ World Series Champions™ Edition

2014 Generation Three MLB™ Limited Edition

Initial Release: May 2014
Retired: December 31, 2014
Features: Players featured in a variety of uniforms, most new for this Generation

SPECIAL EDITIONS:
Derek Jeter Retirement Editions for each Stadium visited
MLB All Star Game, MLB™ Mascots,  MLB™ World Series Participants and Champions™ Edition

2015 Generation Four  MLB™ Limited Edition

Initial Release: March 2015
Retired: December 31, 2015
Features: Players featured in a variety of uniforms

MLB All Star Game, MLB™ Mascots,  MLB™ World Series Participants and Champions™ Edition

2016 Generation Five  MLB™ Limited Edition

Initial Release: March 2016
Retired: Active
Features: Players featured in a variety of uniforms

SPECIAL EDITIONS:
MLB Mother’s Day,  MLB™ Mascots,  MLB™ World Series Participants and Champions™ Edition

Basketball:

Link here for the complete NBA Checklist of OYO minifigures:

OYO NBA Generation 1 Checklist – 07.11.2017

Generation One  NBA™ Limited Edition

Initial Release: February 2017
Retired: TBD, Select pieces are retired already
Features: Players featured in home uniforms 

SPECIAL EDITIONS:
NBA Finals Edition, Record Breakers

Football:

Generation One: NFL/Collegiate Limited Edition

Initial Release: October 2012
Retired:
Features: colored torsos/legs to OYO®s. One straight forearm and one bent forearm to achieve even more poses.
Collegiate Teams.

SPECIAL EDITIONS:
Patriots Throwback Edition
AFC and NFC Champions
Super Bowl Champions
2013 NFL Draft Picks

Hockey:

Link here for the complete NHL Checklist of OYO items:

OYO Hockey ALL Generation Checklist

2014/5 Generation One  NHL™ Limited Edition

Initial Release: November 2014
Retired: May 2015
Features: Players featured in home uniforms 

SPECIAL EDITIONS:
NHL Legends, Bruins 90th Anniversary, Winter Classic, Stadium Series, Stanley Cup Champions, Team Canada

2015/6 Generation Two  NHL™ Limited Edition

Initial Release: August 2015
Retired: June 2016
Features: Players featured in new uniforms, most often away or third jerseys

SPECIAL EDITIONS:
Stanley Cup Champions, Winter Classic, Stadium Series, Team Exclusive Uniform versions

2016/7 Generation Three  NHL™ Limited Edition

Initial Release: August 2016
Active
Features: Players featured largely in home uniforms, with Team Exclusive variations

SPECIAL EDITIONS:
Stanley Cup Champions, Heritage Classic, Winter Classic, Stadium Series, Team Exclusive Uniform versions

Soccer:

Link here for the complete MLS Checklist of OYO items:

OYO MLS ALL Generation Checklist

2015 Generation One  MLS™ Limited Edition

Initial Release: March 2015
Retired: December 31, 2015
Features: Players featured in home uniforms or kits

SPECIAL EDITIONS:
MLS Fans, All Stars and MLS The Cup Champions

2016 Generation Two  MLS™ Limited Edition

Initial Release: February 2016
Retired: March 31, 2017
Features: Players featured in new uniforms or kits

SPECIAL EDITIONS:
MLS Superstar Mystery Pack, WhiteCaps Third Jerseys


OYO Product Series Numbers Explained….

New players are always being added. As trades are made, player checklists evolves. For example, the first Josh Hamilton minifigure was the 2011World Series Edition (Series 1) when Hamilton was with the Texas Rangers. The next year we made a G1LE (Series 2) and a All-Star (Series 3) Edition. However, once Josh Hamilton moved to the Los Angeles Angels, his LAA G1LE OYO started at Series 1 and so on…..

Josh Hamilton - 2011 World Series Edition
Series 1
2011 World Series Edition
Josh Hamilton - Generation One Limited Edition
Series 2
Generation One
Limited Edition
Josh Hamilton - Generation One 2012 All-Star Game Edition
Series 3
Generation One
2012 All-Star Game Edition
Josh Hamilton - Generation Two Limited Edition Edition
Series 1
Generation Two
Limited Edition
Josh Hamilton - Generation Two Mother's Day Edition
Series 2
Generation Two
Mother’s Day Edition