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Hottest Mike Trout Cards on eBay

Mike Trout grew up wanting to be Derek Jeter so it’s almost fitting that Trout, a New Jersey native, be the player many believe will pick up the mantle as the unofficial ‘face of baseball’.   At a couple of weeks shy of his 23rd birthday, he was the youngest All-Star Game MVP since Ken Griffey Jr.  The hottest Mike Trout 2009 orange refractor auto Mike Troutbaseball cards range from his 2009 Bowman Chrome autographs to the standard issue 2011 Topps Update.

Trout’s early success hasn’t been a total surprise but if you thought he’d be this good, this fast and bought those early 2009 models for $40 and $50 each back then, you’re sitting on a nice little pile of cash.  Could it all come crashing down?  Sure. 2011 Topps Update Mike Trout Anything can happen but after almost three seasons, it’s pretty obvious he’s no fluke.  The odds appear stacked more in the direction of Trout becoming one of the game’s all-time greats.

Trout’s OPS stood at 1.005 heading into the All-Star break.  He’s hit 22 homers, driven in 73 runs and is batting .310.  At age 22, he has 84 homers and a .960 OPS.

On Monday, a 2009 Bowman Chrome Draft Picks Blue Refractor Trout autograph graded PGS 9.5 sold for $3,550.  In May, the same card had sold for $2,897.

Topps Update Trout rookies sell for up to $45 ungraded and $75-80 in PSA 10 or BGS 9.5.  2011 Bowman Trout base cards (#101) bring $10-15 while a 9.5 non-autographed rookie refractor sold recently for $122 in a 9.5.

Below is a list of the hottest Trout cards on eBay now, sorted by listings with the most watchers.

2009 Bowman Chrome Draft Mike Trout RC 9.5 GEM mint w/10 Auto 96/500 refractor
12 bids - Price: $1,075.00 - Watchers: 36
Item # 191391023718
2014 Topps Supreme Yasiel Puig Mike Trout Dual Auto Autograph /25
8 bids - Price: $205.56 - Watchers: 32
Item # 151458546020
BGS 10 PRISTINE Mike Trout 2012 National Treasures 4 Color Patch/Auto RC /5 1/1
21 bids - Price: $1,026.00 - Watchers: 31
Item # 381035023522
2013 MIKE TROUT TOPPS TRIPLE THREADS 3 COLOR PATCH GOLD INK AUTO ON CARD SP 9/10
39 bids - Price: $255.00 - Watchers: 29
Item # 251696294918
BRYCE HARPER MIKE TROUT YASIEL PUIG TRIPLE AUTO XX/10 2014 TOPPS SUPREME
17 bids - Price: $227.50 - Watchers: 28
Item # 131336265783
2012 Panini Prizm Mike Trout Rookie RC Black Finite 1/1
11 bids - Price: $89.00 - Watchers: 26
Item # 121470150121
MIKE TROUT BRYCE HARPER /5 $2500+ DUAL AUTO DIE CUT REFRACTOR 2014 TOPPS CHROME
9 bids - Price: $157.50 - Watchers: 26
Item # 351212128231
2011 Bowman Chrome Gold Refractor #175 Mike Trout Rookie RC 22/50 BGS 9 w/ 10
46 bids - Price: $229.50 - Watchers: 25
Item # 371175651213
2009 Bowman Sterling Auto Refractor Mike Trout 186/199 Grd 9.5/10 SB 10 Centered
9 bids - Price: $355.00 - Watchers: 24
Item # 161467680946
2011 Mike Trout Bowman Sterling RC Purple Refractor #'d /10 MINT *** ANGELS ***
14 bids - Price: $432.00 - Watchers: 24
Item # 331360446046
2011 Topps Update Cognac Diamond Anniversary Rookie Mike Trout #175
12 bids - Price: $50.59 - Watchers: 23
Item # 131331493035
BRYCE HARPER YU DARVISH MIKE TROUT YOENIS CESPEDES TOPPS QUAD JERSEY BAT /99
15 bids - Price: $15.38 - Watchers: 23
Item # 201203595365
PSA 10 MIKE TROUT 2009 BOWMAN STERLING PROSPECT AUTO AUTOGRAPH ROOKIE #BSPMT
16 bids - Price: $405.00 - Watchers: 23
Item # 371172246684
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