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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 2014 Topps Tribute Game Used Bat Knob 1/1 Hot MVP! ANGLES ***WOW***
3 bids - Price: $1,060.00 - Watchers: 41
Item # 181537300055
Mike Trout 2014 Topps Triple Threads All Star Game Jersey Patch 6/9 Angels
8 bids - Price: $152.50 - Watchers: 41
Item # 201181016796
2009 Bowman Chrome Mike Trout XFractors Rc auto /225 BGS 9.5/10
18 bids - Price: $1,525.02 - Watchers: 34
Item # 221562930673
Mike Trout #5 Sketch Card MLB Angels Edward Vela Signed Limited Edition 24/100
1 bids - Price: $9.99 - Watchers: 33
Item # 361069466339
MIKE TROUT 2009 DONRUSS ELITE RC ROOKIE ASPIRATIONS AUTOGRAPH SP AUTO #074/100
30 bids - Price: $302.50 - Watchers: 33
Item # 351181719490
MIKE TROUT 2014 PLATINUM 1989 BOWMAN IS BACK BLACK DIAMOND REFRACTOR AUTO #/ 25
11 bids - Price: $162.50 - Watchers: 33
Item # 390938438674
2010 Bowman Platinum Refractor Mike Trout Rookie Auto Autograph Angels RC
14 bids - Price: $100.99 - Watchers: 32
Item # 171480484608
2011 BOWMAN CHROME DRAFT #101 MIKE TROUT RC BGS 10 PRISTINE RARE! ANAHEIM ANGELS
52 bids - Price: $172.50 - Watchers: 30
Item # 351177279342
2009 Bowman Chrome Mike Trout Rc Auto BGS 9.5/10
20 bids - Price: $965.00 - Watchers: 28
Item # 221562936311
2011 Mike Trout Finest rookie auto #84 of 499
11 bids - Price: $162.50 - Watchers: 28
Item # 231346594251
Mike Trout 2009 Bowman Chrome X-FRACTOR Autograph Rookie Card auto rc #121/225
14 bids - Price: $1,850.01 - Watchers: 28
Item # 271621001786
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