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Filed On 8/6/07, 5:29pm ET   ·   Accession Number 921895-7-1674   ·   SEC File 5-38528

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 8/06/07  Crescendo Partners II LP          SC 13D/A               2:51K  Topps Co Inc                      Olshan Frome Wolosky LLP

Amendment to General Statement of Beneficial Ownership   —   Schedule 13D
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18Item 2. Is Hereby Amended to Add the Following:
19Item 5(c). Is Hereby Amended and Restated to Read as Follows:
"Item 7. Is Hereby Amended to Add the Following Exhibits:

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                       SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
                              WASHINGTON, DC 20549
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                                  SCHEDULE 13D
                                 (RULE 13d-101)

             INFORMATION TO BE INCLUDED IN STATEMENTS FILED PURSUANT
            TO RULE 13d-1(a) AND AMENDMENTS THERETO FILED PURSUANT TO
                                  RULE 13d-2(a)

                              (Amendment No. 9)(1)

                             The Topps Company, Inc.
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                                (Name of Issuer)

                          COMMON STOCK, $.01 PAR VALUE
                         (Title of Class of Securities)

                                    890786106
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                                 (CUSIP Number)

                              STEVEN WOLOSKY, ESQ.
                 OLSHAN GRUNDMAN FROME ROSENZWEIG & WOLOSKY LLP
                                Park Avenue Tower
                               65 East 55th Street
                            New York, New York 10022
                                 (212) 451-2300
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                  (Name, Address and Telephone Number of Person
                Authorized to Receive Notices and Communications)

                                 August 1, 2007
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             (Date of Event Which Requires Filing of This Statement)

      If the filing person has  previously  filed a statement on Schedule 13G to
report the  acquisition  that is the subject of this Schedule 13D, and is filing
this  schedule  because  of Rule  13d-1(e),  13d-1(f)  or  13d-1(g),  check  the
following box / /.

      NOTE.  Schedules filed in paper format shall include a signed original and
five copies of the schedule,  including  all exhibits.  SEE Rule 13d-7 for other
parties to whom copies are to be sent.

                         (Continued on following pages)

                              (Page 1 of 23 Pages)

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(1)   The  remainder  of this cover  page  shall be filled  out for a  reporting
person's  initial  filing on this  form with  respect  to the  subject  class of
securities,  and for any subsequent amendment containing information which would
alter disclosures provided in a prior cover page.

      The information  required on the remainder of this cover page shall not be
deemed to be "filed"  for the purpose of Section 18 of the  Securities  Exchange
Act of 1934 or otherwise  subject to the  liabilities of that section of the Act
but  shall be  subject  to all other  provisions  of the Act  (however,  SEE the
NOTES).

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---------------------- ---------------------- CUSIP No. 890786106 13D Page 2 of 23 Pages ---------------------- ---------------------- ================================================================================ 1 NAME OF REPORTING PERSONS I.R.S. IDENTIFICATION NOS. OF ABOVE PERSONS (ENTITIES ONLY) CRESCENDO PARTNERS II L.P., SERIES Y -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 2 CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP* (a) /X/ (b) / / -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 3 SEC USE ONLY -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 4 SOURCE OF FUNDS* WC -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 5 CHECK BOX IF DISCLOSURE OF LEGAL PROCEEDINGS IS REQUIRED PURSUANT TO ITEM 2(d) OR 2(e) / / -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 6 CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION DELAWARE -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- NUMBER OF 7 SOLE VOTING POWER SHARES BENEFICIALLY 2,568,200 OWNED BY ----------------------------------------------------------------- EACH 8 SHARED VOTING POWER REPORTING PERSON WITH - 0 - ----------------------------------------------------------------- 9 SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER 2,568,200 ----------------------------------------------------------------- 10 SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER - 0 - -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 11 AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON 2,568,200 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 12 CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (11) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES* / / -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 13 PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (11) 6.6% -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 14 TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON* PN ================================================================================ *SEE INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE FILLING OUT!
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---------------------- ---------------------- CUSIP No. 890786106 13D Page 3 of 23 Pages ---------------------- ---------------------- ================================================================================ 1 NAME OF REPORTING PERSONS I.R.S. IDENTIFICATION NOS. OF ABOVE PERSONS (ENTITIES ONLY) CRESCENDO INVESTMENTS II, LLC -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 2 CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP* (a) /X/ (b) / / -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 3 SEC USE ONLY -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 4 SOURCE OF FUNDS* OO -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 5 CHECK BOX IF DISCLOSURE OF LEGAL PROCEEDINGS IS REQUIRED PURSUANT TO ITEM 2(d) OR 2(e) / / -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 6 CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION DELAWARE -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- NUMBER OF 7 SOLE VOTING POWER SHARES BENEFICIALLY 2,568,200 OWNED BY ----------------------------------------------------------------- EACH 8 SHARED VOTING POWER REPORTING PERSON WITH - 0 - ----------------------------------------------------------------- 9 SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER 2,568,200 ----------------------------------------------------------------- 10 SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER - 0 - -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 11 AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON 2,568,200 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 12 CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (11) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES* / / -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 13 PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (11) 6.6% -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 14 TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON* OO ================================================================================ *SEE INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE FILLING OUT!
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---------------------- ---------------------- CUSIP No. 890786106 13D Page 4 of 23 Pages ---------------------- ---------------------- ================================================================================ 1 NAME OF REPORTING PERSONS I.R.S. IDENTIFICATION NOS. OF ABOVE PERSONS (ENTITIES ONLY) CRESCENDO PARTNERS III, L.P. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 2 CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP* (a) /X/ (b) / / -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 3 SEC USE ONLY -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 4 SOURCE OF FUNDS* WC -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 5 CHECK BOX IF DISCLOSURE OF LEGAL PROCEEDINGS IS REQUIRED PURSUANT TO ITEM 2(d) OR 2(e) / / -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 6 CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION DELAWARE -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- NUMBER OF 7 SOLE VOTING POWER SHARES BENEFICIALLY 126,500 OWNED BY ----------------------------------------------------------------- EACH 8 SHARED VOTING POWER REPORTING PERSON WITH - 0 - ----------------------------------------------------------------- 9 SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER 126,500 ----------------------------------------------------------------- 10 SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER - 0 - -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 11 AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON 126,500 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 12 CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (11) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES* / / -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 13 PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (11) Less than 1% -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 14 TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON* PN ================================================================================ *SEE INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE FILLING OUT!
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---------------------- ---------------------- CUSIP No. 890786106 13D Page 5 of 23 Pages ---------------------- ---------------------- ================================================================================ 1 NAME OF REPORTING PERSONS I.R.S. IDENTIFICATION NOS. OF ABOVE PERSONS (ENTITIES ONLY) CRESCENDO INVESTMENTS III, LLC -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 2 CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP* (a) /X/ (b) / / -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 3 SEC USE ONLY -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 4 SOURCE OF FUNDS* OO -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 5 CHECK BOX IF DISCLOSURE OF LEGAL PROCEEDINGS IS REQUIRED PURSUANT TO ITEM 2(d) OR 2(e) / / -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 6 CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION DELAWARE -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- NUMBER OF 7 SOLE VOTING POWER SHARES BENEFICIALLY 126,500 OWNED BY ----------------------------------------------------------------- EACH 8 SHARED VOTING POWER REPORTING PERSON WITH - 0 - ----------------------------------------------------------------- 9 SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER 126,500 ----------------------------------------------------------------- 10 SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER - 0 - -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 11 AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON 126,500 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 12 CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (11) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES* / / -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 13 PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (11) Less than 1% -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 14 TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON* OO ================================================================================ *SEE INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE FILLING OUT!
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---------------------- ---------------------- CUSIP No. 890786106 13D Page 6 of 23 Pages ---------------------- ---------------------- ================================================================================ 1 NAME OF REPORTING PERSONS I.R.S. IDENTIFICATION NOS. OF ABOVE PERSONS (ENTITIES ONLY) CRESCENDO ADVISORS LLC -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 2 CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP* (a) /X/ (b) / / -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 3 SEC USE ONLY -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 4 SOURCE OF FUNDS* WC -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 5 CHECK BOX IF DISCLOSURE OF LEGAL PROCEEDINGS IS REQUIRED PURSUANT TO ITEM 2(d) OR 2(e) / / -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 6 CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION DELAWARE -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- NUMBER OF 7 SOLE VOTING POWER SHARES BENEFICIALLY 100 OWNED BY ----------------------------------------------------------------- EACH 8 SHARED VOTING POWER REPORTING PERSON WITH - 0 - ----------------------------------------------------------------- 9 SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER 100 ----------------------------------------------------------------- 10 SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER - 0 - -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 11 AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON 100 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 12 CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (11) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES* / / -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 13 PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (11) Less than 1% -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 14 TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON* OO ================================================================================ *SEE INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE FILLING OUT!
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---------------------- ---------------------- CUSIP No. 890786106 13D Page 7 of 23 Pages ---------------------- ---------------------- ================================================================================ 1 NAME OF REPORTING PERSONS I.R.S. IDENTIFICATION NOS. OF ABOVE PERSONS (ENTITIES ONLY) ERIC ROSENFELD -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 2 CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP* (a) /X/ (b) / / -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 3 SEC USE ONLY -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 4 SOURCE OF FUNDS* PF, OO -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 5 CHECK BOX IF DISCLOSURE OF LEGAL PROCEEDINGS IS REQUIRED PURSUANT TO ITEM 2(d) OR 2(e) / / -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 6 CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION DELAWARE -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- NUMBER OF 7 SOLE VOTING POWER SHARES BENEFICIALLY 2,694,900 OWNED BY ----------------------------------------------------------------- EACH 8 SHARED VOTING POWER REPORTING PERSON WITH - 0 - ----------------------------------------------------------------- 9 SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER 2,694,900 ----------------------------------------------------------------- 10 SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER - 0 - -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 11 AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON 2,694,900 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 12 CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (11) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES* / / -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 13 PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (11) 6.9% -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 14 TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON* IN ================================================================================ *SEE INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE FILLING OUT!
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---------------------- ---------------------- CUSIP No. 890786106 13D Page 8 of 23 Pages ---------------------- ---------------------- ================================================================================ 1 NAME OF REPORTING PERSONS I.R.S. IDENTIFICATION NOS. OF ABOVE PERSONS (ENTITIES ONLY) ARNAUD AJDLER -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 2 CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP* (a) /X/ (b) / / -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 3 SEC USE ONLY -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 4 SOURCE OF FUNDS* OO -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 5 CHECK BOX IF DISCLOSURE OF LEGAL PROCEEDINGS IS REQUIRED PURSUANT TO ITEM 2(d) OR 2(e) / / -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 6 CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION USA -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- NUMBER OF 7 SOLE VOTING POWER SHARES BENEFICIALLY 2,301 OWNED BY ----------------------------------------------------------------- EACH 8 SHARED VOTING POWER REPORTING PERSON WITH - 0 - ----------------------------------------------------------------- 9 SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER 2,301 ----------------------------------------------------------------- 10 SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER - 0 - -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 11 AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON 2,301 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 12 CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (11) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES* / / -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 13 PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (11) Less than 1% -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 14 TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON* IN ================================================================================ *SEE INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE FILLING OUT!
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---------------------- ---------------------- CUSIP No. 890786106 13D Page 9 of 23 Pages ---------------------- ---------------------- ================================================================================ 1 NAME OF REPORTING PERSONS I.R.S. IDENTIFICATION NOS. OF ABOVE PERSONS (ENTITIES ONLY) THE COMMITTEE TO ENHANCE TOPPS -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 2 CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP* (a) /X/ (b) / / -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 3 SEC USE ONLY -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 4 SOURCE OF FUNDS* OO -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 5 CHECK BOX IF DISCLOSURE OF LEGAL PROCEEDINGS IS REQUIRED PURSUANT TO ITEM 2(d) OR 2(e) / / -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 6 CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION N/A -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- NUMBER OF 7 SOLE VOTING POWER SHARES BENEFICIALLY 2,697,001 OWNED BY ----------------------------------------------------------------- EACH 8 SHARED VOTING POWER REPORTING PERSON WITH - 0 - ----------------------------------------------------------------- 9 SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER 2,694,900 ----------------------------------------------------------------- 10 SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER - 0 - -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 11 AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON 2,697,001 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 12 CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (11) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES* / / -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 13 PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (11) 6.9% -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 14 TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON* OO ================================================================================ *SEE INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE FILLING OUT!
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---------------------- ---------------------- CUSIP No. 890786106 13D Page 10 of 23 Pages ---------------------- ---------------------- ================================================================================ 1 NAME OF REPORTING PERSONS I.R.S. IDENTIFICATION NOS. OF ABOVE PERSONS (ENTITIES ONLY) TIMOTHY E. BROG -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 2 CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP* (a) /X/ (b) / / -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 3 SEC USE ONLY -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 4 SOURCE OF FUNDS* PF, OO -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 5 CHECK BOX IF DISCLOSURE OF LEGAL PROCEEDINGS IS REQUIRED PURSUANT TO ITEM 2(d) OR 2(e) / / -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 6 CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION USA -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- NUMBER OF 7 SOLE VOTING POWER SHARES BENEFICIALLY 133,425 OWNED BY ----------------------------------------------------------------- EACH 8 SHARED VOTING POWER REPORTING PERSON WITH - 0 - ----------------------------------------------------------------- 9 SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER 133,425 ----------------------------------------------------------------- 10 SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER - 0 - -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 11 AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON 133,425 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 12 CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (11) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES* / / -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 13 PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (11) less than 1% -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 14 TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON* IN ================================================================================ *SEE INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE FILLING OUT!
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---------------------- ---------------------- CUSIP No. 890786106 13D Page 11 of 23 Pages ---------------------- ---------------------- ================================================================================ 1 NAME OF REPORTING PERSONS I.R.S. IDENTIFICATION NOS. OF ABOVE PERSONS (ENTITIES ONLY) JOHN J. JONES -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 2 CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP* (a) /X/ (b) / / -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 3 SEC USE ONLY -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 4 SOURCE OF FUNDS* OO -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 5 CHECK BOX IF DISCLOSURE OF LEGAL PROCEEDINGS IS REQUIRED PURSUANT TO ITEM 2(d) OR 2(e) / / -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 6 CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION USA -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- NUMBER OF 7 SOLE VOTING POWER SHARES BENEFICIALLY 2,301 OWNED BY ----------------------------------------------------------------- EACH 8 SHARED VOTING POWER REPORTING PERSON WITH - 0 - ----------------------------------------------------------------- 9 SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER 2,301 ----------------------------------------------------------------- 10 SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER - 0 - -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 11 AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON 2,301 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 12 CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (11) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES* / / -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 13 PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (11) less than 1% -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 14 TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON* IN ================================================================================ *SEE INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE FILLING OUT!
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---------------------- ---------------------- CUSIP No. 890786106 13D Page 12 of 23 Pages ---------------------- ---------------------- ================================================================================ 1 NAME OF REPORTING PERSONS I.R.S. IDENTIFICATION NOS. OF ABOVE PERSONS (ENTITIES ONLY) MICHAEL APPEL -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 2 CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP* (a) /X/ (b) / / -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 3 SEC USE ONLY -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 4 SOURCE OF FUNDS* -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 5 CHECK BOX IF DISCLOSURE OF LEGAL PROCEEDINGS IS REQUIRED PURSUANT TO ITEM 2(d) OR 2(e) / / -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 6 CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION USA -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- NUMBER OF 7 SOLE VOTING POWER SHARES BENEFICIALLY - 0 - OWNED BY ----------------------------------------------------------------- EACH 8 SHARED VOTING POWER REPORTING PERSON WITH - 0 - ----------------------------------------------------------------- 9 SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER - 0 - ----------------------------------------------------------------- 10 SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER - 0 - -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 11 AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON - 0 - -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 12 CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (11) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES* / / -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 13 PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (11) 0% -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 14 TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON* IN ================================================================================ *SEE INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE FILLING OUT!
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---------------------- ---------------------- CUSIP No. 890786106 13D Page 13 of 23 Pages ---------------------- ---------------------- ================================================================================ 1 NAME OF REPORTING PERSONS I.R.S. IDENTIFICATION NOS. OF ABOVE PERSONS (ENTITIES ONLY) JEFFREY D. DUNN -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 2 CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP* (a) /X/ (b) / / -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 3 SEC USE ONLY -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 4 SOURCE OF FUNDS* -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 5 CHECK BOX IF DISCLOSURE OF LEGAL PROCEEDINGS IS REQUIRED PURSUANT TO ITEM 2(d) OR 2(e) / / -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 6 CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION USA -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- NUMBER OF 7 SOLE VOTING POWER SHARES BENEFICIALLY - 0 - OWNED BY ----------------------------------------------------------------- EACH 8 SHARED VOTING POWER REPORTING PERSON WITH - 0 - ----------------------------------------------------------------- 9 SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER - 0 - ----------------------------------------------------------------- 10 SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER - 0 - -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 11 AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON - 0 - -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 12 CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (11) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES* / / -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 13 PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (11) 0% -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 14 TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON* IN ================================================================================ *SEE INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE FILLING OUT!
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---------------------- ---------------------- CUSIP No. 890786106 13D Page 14 of 23 Pages ---------------------- ---------------------- ================================================================================ 1 NAME OF REPORTING PERSONS I.R.S. IDENTIFICATION NOS. OF ABOVE PERSONS (ENTITIES ONLY) CHARLES C. HUGGINS -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 2 CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP* (a) /X/ (b) / / -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 3 SEC USE ONLY -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 4 SOURCE OF FUNDS* -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 5 CHECK BOX IF DISCLOSURE OF LEGAL PROCEEDINGS IS REQUIRED PURSUANT TO ITEM 2(d) OR 2(e) / / -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 6 CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION USA -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- NUMBER OF 7 SOLE VOTING POWER SHARES BENEFICIALLY - 0 - OWNED BY ----------------------------------------------------------------- EACH 8 SHARED VOTING POWER REPORTING PERSON WITH - 0 - ----------------------------------------------------------------- 9 SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER - 0 - ----------------------------------------------------------------- 10 SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER - 0 - -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 11 AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON - 0 - -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 12 CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (11) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES* / / -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 13 PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (11) 0% -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 14 TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON* IN ================================================================================ *SEE INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE FILLING OUT!
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---------------------- ---------------------- CUSIP No. 890786106 13D Page 15 of 23 Pages ---------------------- ---------------------- ================================================================================ 1 NAME OF REPORTING PERSONS I.R.S. IDENTIFICATION NOS. OF ABOVE PERSONS (ENTITIES ONLY) THOMAS E. HYLAND -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 2 CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP* (a) /X/ (b) / / -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 3 SEC USE ONLY -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 4 SOURCE OF FUNDS* -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 5 CHECK BOX IF DISCLOSURE OF LEGAL PROCEEDINGS IS REQUIRED PURSUANT TO ITEM 2(d) OR 2(e) / / -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 6 CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION USA -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- NUMBER OF 7 SOLE VOTING POWER SHARES BENEFICIALLY - 0 - OWNED BY ----------------------------------------------------------------- EACH 8 SHARED VOTING POWER REPORTING PERSON WITH - 0 - ----------------------------------------------------------------- 9 SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER - 0 - ----------------------------------------------------------------- 10 SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER - 0 - -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 11 AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON - 0 - -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 12 CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (11) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES* / / -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 13 PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (11) 0% -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 14 TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON* IN ================================================================================ *SEE INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE FILLING OUT!
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---------------------- ---------------------- CUSIP No. 890786106 13D Page 16 of 23 Pages ---------------------- ---------------------- ================================================================================ 1 NAME OF REPORTING PERSONS I.R.S. IDENTIFICATION NOS. OF ABOVE PERSONS (ENTITIES ONLY) THOMAS B. MCGRATH -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 2 CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP* (a) /X/ (b) / / -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 3 SEC USE ONLY -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 4 SOURCE OF FUNDS* -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 5 CHECK BOX IF DISCLOSURE OF LEGAL PROCEEDINGS IS REQUIRED PURSUANT TO ITEM 2(d) OR 2(e) / / -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 6 CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION USA -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- NUMBER OF 7 SOLE VOTING POWER SHARES BENEFICIALLY - 0 - OWNED BY ----------------------------------------------------------------- EACH 8 SHARED VOTING POWER REPORTING PERSON WITH - 0 - ----------------------------------------------------------------- 9 SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER - 0 - ----------------------------------------------------------------- 10 SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER - 0 - -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 11 AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON - 0 - -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 12 CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (11) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES* / / -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 13 PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (11) 0% -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 14 TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON* IN ================================================================================ *SEE INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE FILLING OUT!
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---------------------- ---------------------- CUSIP No. 890786106 13D Page 17 of 23 Pages ---------------------- ---------------------- ================================================================================ 1 NAME OF REPORTING PERSONS I.R.S. IDENTIFICATION NOS. OF ABOVE PERSONS (ENTITIES ONLY) MICHAEL R. ROWE -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 2 CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP* (a) /X/ (b) / / -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 3 SEC USE ONLY -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 4 SOURCE OF FUNDS* -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 5 CHECK BOX IF DISCLOSURE OF LEGAL PROCEEDINGS IS REQUIRED PURSUANT TO ITEM 2(d) OR 2(e) / / -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 6 CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION USA -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- NUMBER OF 7 SOLE VOTING POWER SHARES BENEFICIALLY - 0 - OWNED BY ----------------------------------------------------------------- EACH 8 SHARED VOTING POWER REPORTING PERSON WITH - 0 - ----------------------------------------------------------------- 9 SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER - 0 - ----------------------------------------------------------------- 10 SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER - 0 - -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 11 AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON - 0 - -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 12 CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (11) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES* / / -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 13 PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (11) 0% -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 14 TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON* IN ================================================================================ *SEE INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE FILLING OUT!
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---------------------- ---------------------- CUSIP No. 890786106 13D Page 18 of 23 Pages ---------------------- ---------------------- The following constitutes Amendment No. 9 ("Amendment No. 9") to the Schedule 13D filed by the undersigned. This Amendment No. 9 amends the Schedule 13D as specifically set forth. Item 2 is hereby amended to add the following: Crescendo Partners III, L.P., a Delaware limited partnership ("Crescendo Partners III") and Crescendo Investments III, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company ("Crescendo Investments III") are hereby added as Reporting Persons to the Schedule 13D. Crescendo Investments III is the general partner of Crescendo Partners III. The managing member of Crescendo Investments III is Eric Rosenfeld. By virtue of his position with Crescendo Investments III, Mr. Rosenfeld has the sole power to vote and dispose of the Issuer's Shares owned by Crescendo Partners III. Crescendo Partners III and Crescendo Investments III are parties to Amendment No. 1 to the Joint Filing and Solicitation Agreement, as further described in Item 6. The principal business address of Crescendo Partners III and Crescendo Investments III is 10 East 53rd Street, 35th Floor, New York, NY 10022. The principal business of Crescendo Partners III is investing in securities. The principal business of Crescendo Investments III is acting as the general partner of Crescendo Partners III. No Reporting Person has, during the last five years, been convicted in a criminal proceeding (excluding traffic violations or similar misdemeanors). No Reporting Person has, during the last five years, been party to a civil proceeding of a judicial or administrative body of competent jurisdiction and as a result of such proceeding was or is subject to a judgment, decree or final order enjoining future violations of, or prohibiting or mandating activities subject to, federal or state securities laws or finding any violation with respect to such laws. The first paragraph of Item 3 is hereby amended and restated to read as follows: The aggregate purchase price of the Shares owned by Crescendo Partners II is $22,489,023.87, including brokerage commissions. The Shares owned by Crescendo Partners II were acquired with partnership funds. Item 3 is hereby amended to add the following: The aggregate purchase price of the Shares owned by Crescendo Partners III is $1,219,397.65, including brokerage commissions. The Shares owned by Crescendo Partners III were acquired with partnership funds. The first paragraph of Item 5(a) is hereby amended and restated to read as follows: (a) The aggregate percentage of Shares reported owned by each person named herein is based upon 38,764,650 Shares outstanding, which is the total number of Shares reported to be outstanding as of April 6, 2007 in the Issuer's Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q, as filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on July 17, 2007.
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---------------------- ---------------------- CUSIP No. 890786106 13D Page 19 of 23 Pages ---------------------- ---------------------- The second paragraph of Item 5(a) is hereby amended and restated to read as follows: As of the close of business on August 3, 2007, Crescendo Partners II beneficially owned 2,568,200 Shares, constituting 6.6 percent of the Shares outstanding. As the general partner of Crescendo Partners II, Crescendo Investments II may be deemed to beneficially own the 2,568,200 Shares owned by Crescendo Partners II, constituting 6.6 percent of the Shares outstanding. As the managing member of Crescendo Investments II, which in turn is the general partner of Crescendo Partners II, Mr. Rosenfeld may be deemed to beneficially own the 2,568,200 Shares owned by Crescendo Partners II, constituting 6.6 percent of the Shares outstanding. Mr. Rosenfeld has sole voting and dispositive power with respect to the 2,568,200 Shares owned by Crescendo Partners II by virtue of his authority to vote and dispose of such Shares. Crescendo Investments II and Mr. Rosenfeld disclaim beneficial ownership of the Shares held by Crescendo Partners II, except to the extent of their pecuniary interest therein. Item 5 is hereby amended to add the following: As of the close of business on August 3, 2007, Crescendo Partners III beneficially owned 126,500 Shares, constituting less than one percent of the Shares outstanding. As the general partner of Crescendo Partners III, Crescendo Investments III may be deemed to beneficially own the 126,500 Shares owned by Crescendo Partners III, constituting less than one percent of the Shares outstanding. As the managing member of Crescendo Investments III, which in turn is the general partner of Crescendo Partners III, Mr. Rosenfeld may be deemed to beneficially own the 126,500 Shares owned by Crescendo Partners III, constituting less than one percent of the Shares outstanding. Mr. Rosenfeld has sole voting and dispositive power with respect to the 126,500 Shares owned by Crescendo Partners III by virtue of his authority to vote and dispose of such Shares. Crescendo Investments III and Mr. Rosenfeld disclaim beneficial ownership of the Shares held by Crescendo Partners III, except to the extent of their pecuniary interest therein. Item 5(c) is hereby amended and restated to read as follows: (c) Schedule A annexed hereto lists all transactions in the Shares during the past sixty days by the Reporting Persons. All of such transactions were effected in the open market. Item 6 is hereby amended to add the following: On August 6, 2007, the Reporting Persons entered into Amendment No. 1 to the Joint Filing and Solicitation Agreement to add Crescendo Partners III and Crescendo Investments III as parties thereto. Item 7 is hereby amended to add the following exhibits: 11. Amendment No. 1, dated August 6, 2007, to the Joint Filing and Solicitation Agreement, dated as of May 31, 2007, by and among Crescendo Partners II L.P., Series Y, Crescendo Investments II, LLC, Crescendo Advisors LLC, Eric Rosenfeld, Arnaud Ajdler, The Committee to Enhance Topps, Timothy E. Brog, John J. Jones, Michael Appel, Jeffrey D. Dunn, Charles C. Huggins, Thomas E. Hyland, Thomas B. McGrath and Michael R. Rowe.
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---------------------- ---------------------- CUSIP No. 890786106 13D Page 20 of 23 Pages ---------------------- ---------------------- SIGNATURES After reasonable inquiry and to the best of his knowledge and belief, each of the undersigned certifies that the information set forth in this statement is true, complete and correct. Dated: August 6, 2007 CRESCENDO PARTNERS II, L.P., SERIES Y By: Crescendo Investments II, LLC General Partner By: /s/ Eric Rosenfeld ----------------------------------------------- Name: Eric Rosenfeld Title: Managing Member CRESCENDO INVESTMENTS II, LLC By: /s/ Eric Rosenfeld ----------------------------------------------- Name: Eric Rosenfeld Title: Managing Member CRESCENDO PARTNERS III, L.P. By: Crescendo Investments III, LLC General Partner By: /s/ Eric Rosenfeld ----------------------------------------------- Name: Eric Rosenfeld Title: Managing Member CRESCENDO INVESTMENTS III, LLC By: /s/ Eric Rosenfeld ----------------------------------------------- Name: Eric Rosenfeld Title: Managing Member CRESCENDO ADVISORS LLC By: /s/ Eric Rosenfeld ----------------------------------------------- Name: Eric Rosenfeld Title: Managing Member THE COMMITTEE TO ENHANCE TOPPS By: /s/ Eric Rosenfeld ----------------------------------------------- Name: Eric Rosenfeld Title: Authorized Signatory
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---------------------- ---------------------- CUSIP No. 890786106 13D Page 21 of 23 Pages ---------------------- ---------------------- /s/ Eric Rosenfeld -------------------------------------------------- ERIC ROSENFELD /s/ Arnaud Ajdler -------------------------------------------------- ARNAUD AJDLER /s/ Timothy E. Brog -------------------------------------------------- TIMOTHY E. BROG /s/ John J. Jones -------------------------------------------------- JOHN J. JONES /s/ Michael Appel -------------------------------------------------- MICHAEL APPEL /s/ Jeffrey D. Dunn -------------------------------------------------- JEFFREY D. DUNN /s/ Charles C. Huggins -------------------------------------------------- CHARLES C. HUGGINS /s/ Thomas E. Hyland -------------------------------------------------- THOMAS E. HYLAND /s/ Thomas B. Mcgrath -------------------------------------------------- THOMAS B. MCGRATH /s/ Michael R. Rowe -------------------------------------------------- MICHAEL R. ROWE
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---------------------- ---------------------- CUSIP No. 890786106 13D Page 22 of 23 Pages ---------------------- ---------------------- EXHIBIT INDEX Exhibit # Description Exhibit --------- ----------- ------- 11 Amendment No. 1, dated August 6, 2007, 99.1 to the Joint Filing and Solicitation Agreement, dated as of May 31, 2007, by and among Crescendo Partners II L.P., Series Y, Crescendo Investments II, LLC, Crescendo Advisors LLC, Eric Rosenfeld, Arnaud Ajdler, The Committee to Enhance Topps, Timothy E. Brog, John J. Jones, Michael Appel, Jeffrey D. Dunn, Charles C. Huggins, Thomas E. Hyland, Thomas B. McGrath and Michael R. Rowe.
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---------------------- ---------------------- CUSIP No. 890786106 13D Page 23 of 23 Pages ---------------------- ---------------------- SCHEDULE A TRANSACTIONS IN SECURITIES OF TOPPS DURING THE LAST 60 DAYS Class Quantity Price Per Date of of Security Purchased/(Sold) Share ($) Purchase/Sale ----------- ---------------- --------- ------------- Crescendo Partners III, L.P. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Common Stock 49,600 9.61 8/1/07 Common Stock 76,900 9.66 8/2/07 Crescendo Partners II L.P., Series Y ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Common Stock 12,400 $9.61 8/1/07 Common Stock 8,100 $9.66 8/2/07

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