Top 10 Most Expensive Baseball Cards Ever Sold

#6.  Ty Cobb: 1911 – 1914 General Banking Co. (D304) – $273,000

Ty Cobb - most expensive baseball card

Tyrus Raymond “Ty” Cobb also nicknamed as “Georgia Peach” is known to be one of the most accomplished baseball players of all time. He is also very popular among fans of the game. He was known to be an aggressive and violent type of player on and off the field.

In the year of 1936, Cobb received the highest number of votes every in the inaugural Baseball Hall of Fame Ballot. He took 222 votes out of just around 226 votes which totaled a 98.2% of the votes. Cobb’s baseball card collection values to around $273,000.

#5.  Lou Gehrig: 1933 Goudey – $275,000

Lau Gehrig - most expensive baseball card

Henry Louis Gehrig played for the New York Yankees as a first baseman player from 1923 to 1939. He was also known as “The Iron Horse” due to his amazing hitting talent and stamina. Lou has become an All-Star seven times in his career and has won the Triple Crown once.

He was elected to the Baseball Hall of fame in the year 1938. Unfortunately, Lou had to retire from the game due to the onset of a disease named Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) in 1939. Lou’s baseball cards collection values at $275,000.

#4.  Mickey Mantle: 1952 Topps – $282,000

Mickey Mantle - top 10 most valuable baseball cards

Mickey Charles Mantle is known by several names such as “The Commerce Comet” and “The Mick”. He played for the New York Yankees during his entire baseball career from 1951 to 1968.

Mickey is known as one of the greatest switch-hitter’s of all-time and he was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in the year 1974. He has played in twelve World Series which includes seven championships and hit 536 Major League Baseball home runs in his career. His baseball cards collection stands at a value of $282,000.

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