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Top 10 Most Expensive Baseball Cards in the World

Wednesday, May 4th 2011. | Collectibles

The post most expensive baseball cards in the world below composes 10 Most expensive baseball cards from different era. These cards authentically passed Professional Sports Authenticator (PSA) and the Sportscard Guaranty Company (SGC) verification. The most expensive one is listed on the bottom.

10) Mickey Mantle -1951 Bowman SGC 96 ($162, 000)

Mickey Mantle 1951

The genuine Mickey Mantle card is demanding reverence for collectors. The high grade copy is less expensive compare to other 1952 Topps issue.

9) Eddie Plank-1909 -1911 T206 PSA 6 ( $188, 000 )
One of T206 tobacco card set productions was dedicated to infamous hurler Plank. Once again, it is a real rarity. The reason for the deficiency might be related to a printing problem. The company only released 100 copies of this edition

8) Joe Fitzgibbons -1914 Birkenstock boston Garter SGC 70 ( $204, 000)

It is dedicated to most well known and controversial person in the famous Black Sox, Joe Fitzgibbons. He was known as one of most potential hitters on the game before he was banned from the competition forever. This rare issue is highly demanded among collectors.

7) Honus Wagner -1910 Regular Caramel PSA 9 ($219, 000 )
He is another man who listed in this list twice beside Mickey Mantle.Two reason what made the card valuable is the well-preserved condition and caramel issue. Caramel issues is rare and locate one which is still in mint is nearly impossible.

6) Ty Cobb – 1911-1914 General Baking Company PSA 8 ($273, 000)

Ty Cobb was among the most favorite and talented player in the early 20th century. Vintage Ty Cobb card with PSA grade 8 is one among the most difficult card to find even for the veteran collector

5) Lou Gehrig – 1933 Goudey PSA 10 $275, 000

Lou Gehrig 1933


From the Goudey set collection, Lou Gehrig-1933 is one of cards with finest condition. PSA 10 grade means the card is nearly has no scratch. a quarter million dollar is not enough to own the card.
4) Mickey mantle – 1952 Topps PSA 9 $282, 000
In 1950s, Mickey Mantle was known as the most popular and most favorite baseball players and his card was one of the most purchased card. in the mind of American and million baby boomers, Mickey mantle 1952 is a legend. For collector, one with high-grade condition is a precious treasure.

3) Joe Doyle – 1909 – 1911 T206 (New York, Nat’l variance) SGC 50 $329, 000
it Came from the famous American Tobacco Company. In the past, Joe Doyle 1909 with Nat’l mark was unintended production caused by wrong printing plate. Before it hit market, the wrong card was withdrawn. Only 6 copies survived

2) Babe Ruth – 1914 Baltimore News SGC 40 $517, 000
Babe Ruth is among one of the most legendary baseball player in history. in the past, babe ruth 1914 was released to advantage his popularity. Babe Ruth 1914 with 40 SGC grade is extremely rare and valuable collection.

1) Honus Wagner – 1909 – 1911 T206 PSA 8 $2,800, 000

Honus Wagner 1909 – 1911

Although Honus Wager 1909-1911 is not the rarest card in collector market, one card of this edition with grade beyond 5 is extremely difficult. According to some news, the shortage of the card occurred because tobacco did not compensate Wagner properly. Wayne Greatzky used to own the finest honus wagner 1909-1911, before it moved from one collector to another.Current market value of most expensive baseball card is nearly 3 million and increase.



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