If you’re looking for promising major leaguers, the 2023 rookie class certainly has some players that are worthy of consideration. Not every year offers a deep class of newcomers, but there are several interesting names who could enjoy long term success.
There are over 120 official MLB rookie cards in Topps Series 1 and 2 alone with more to come in the Topps Update set. While the flagship sets are popular, the entire catalog of 2023 baseball cards released by the company will carry more valuable 2023 baseball rookie cards as we see more autographed relic cards, serial numbered cards and high-end releases come to market.
It looks as if the best 2023 rookie cards will feature Arizona Diamondbacks multi-tool talent Corbin Carroll. Small of stature but skilled in all aspects of the game, Carroll has brought new excitement to the desert. Check out five picks for Corbin Carroll rookie cards and prospect cards.
Among the American League’s top newcomers is Red Sox outfielder Masataka Yoshida, who some are calling the “Japanese Juan Soto.” While he’s considered a rookie, Yoshida was already a star in Japan, making the move to the U.S. at age 29.
Among the more traditional baseball rookie cards for 2023 are Baltimore Orioles standouts Adley Rutschman and Gunnar Henderson, Yankees shortstop Anthony Volpe, Astros pitcher Hunter Brown, Dodgers standout James Outman, Rockies newcomer Nolan Jones, Rangers up and comer Josh Jung and speedy Oakland rookie Esteury Ruiz. Rutschman and Henderson are playing a huge role in the rebirth of the Orioles while Volpe will get plenty of media attention as a member of the Yankees.
The 2022 National League Rookie of the Year didn’t get official rookie cards until this year and Michael Harris Jr. is already a favorite of collectors.
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