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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.

MIKE TROUT 2012 bowman sterling gold refractor AUTO #37/50 BGS 10 PRISTINE!!
15 bids - Price: $300.00 - Watchers: 53
Item # 141405140484
MIKE TROUT BRYCE HARPER MIGUEL CABRERA /10 $3000+ TRIPLE AUTO SP TOPPS TIER ONE
38 bids - Price: $405.00 - Watchers: 51
Item # 291239133393
2014 Topps Triple Threads Triple Auto Patch MIKE TROUT WIL MYERS MACHADO #1/9
25 bids - Price: $202.50 - Watchers: 39
Item # 261591891710
2011 Topps Update Cognac Diamond Anniversary Mike Trout #US175 PSA 10 Rookie
22 bids - Price: $280.00 - Watchers: 37
Item # 361043701675
2011 Topps Update Target Red Border Mike Trout #US175 PSA 10 POP 4 Rookie
28 bids - Price: $450.00 - Watchers: 37
Item # 141398626396
MIKE TROUT 2009 BOWMAN CHROME DRAFT ANGELS ROOKIE AUTOGRAPH BGS 9.5 10 AUTO
12 bids - Price: $1,075.00 - Watchers: 37
Item # 181524034099
2010 Bowman Platinum Refractor Auto Mike Trout PSA 9 Rookie Sweet Autograph
40 bids - Price: $355.00 - Watchers: 36
Item # 361043700296
2009 Bowman Chrome Draft Mike Trout Angels RC Rookie AUTO BGS 9.5 GEM MINT w/ 10
9 bids - Price: $1,100.00 - Watchers: 36
Item # 371141404076
2009 Mike Trout Bowman Chrome Xfractor Auto RC Card #172/225 BGS9.5/10 AUTO!
11 bids - Price: $1,925.00 - Watchers: 34
Item # 161421244238
2009 Bowman Chrome Draft Prospect Mike Trout RC Rookie Angels AUTO BGS 9.5 w/ 10
15 bids - Price: $1,101.00 - Watchers: 34
Item # 371141409979
2011 TOPPS BASEBALL PRO DEBUT ROOKIE BLUE REFRACTOR /309 MIKE TROUT ! SUPER RARE
31 bids - Price: $60.00 - Watchers: 31
Item # 251644337328
2012 Bowman Sterling Mike Trout rc rookie revelation # MT auto
5 bids - Price: $142.50 - Watchers: 31
Item # 161420858650
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