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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 Mike Trout RC BGS 9.5 Auto 10 X-Fractors refractor
17 bids - Price: $1,525.00 - Watchers: 37
Item # 151447669932
2013 Topps Chrome Mike Trout Superfractor 1/1 Bgs 9
12 bids - Price: $255.00 - Watchers: 33
Item # 121467670881
2009 BOWMAN STERLING PROSPECTS MIKE TROUT BGS 9 MINT W/ 10 AUTO AUTOGRAPH RC
17 bids - Price: $287.00 - Watchers: 31
Item # 351200152488
MIKE TROUT 2009 DONRUSS ELITE RC ROOKIE ASPIRATIONS AUTOGRAPH SP AUTO #074/100
9 bids - Price: $300.00 - Watchers: 30
Item # 351200535306
2011 Topps Update Series US175 Mike Trout Rookie Card Angels Non Auto
12 bids - Price: $26.00 - Watchers: 29
Item # 321557263995
2013 Topps Chrome Connections Die Cut Mike Trout Autograph 1/25 Auto!
13 bids - Price: $163.49 - Watchers: 29
Item # 221578763907
2014 Mike Trout Museum Collection Auto Silver /10
10 bids - Price: $167.50 - Watchers: 28
Item # 121467715202
2011 Topps Update WAL-MART BLUE BORDER #US175 Rookie Mike Trout
16 bids - Price: $46.00 - Watchers: 27
Item # 131325627794
2011 Topps Update SILVER DIAMOND ANNIVERSARY #US175 Rookie Mike Trout
19 bids - Price: $71.00 - Watchers: 27
Item # 131325630638
2011 MIKE TROUT Topps Update GOLD /2011 RC US175 Angels PSA? BGS? SGC?
11 bids - Price: $46.00 - Watchers: 26
Item # 331350208526
BGS 9.5 MIKE TROUT 2011 BOWMAN CHROME #175 RC BLUE REF /150 *MVP AT 23yo!!!!!
8 bids - Price: $63.00 - Watchers: 26
Item # 181563413290
2014 Topps Triple Threads Baseball 1/1 Blank Back. Mike Trout ANGELS
5 bids - Price: $13.00 - Watchers: 26
Item # 201199210119
2014 TOPPS TRIBUTE RICKEY HENDERSON MIKE TROUT DUAL AUTO 11/24 ANGELS ATHLETICS
11 bids - Price: $227.50 - Watchers: 26
Item # 201199246842
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