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This Mickey Mantle rookie sold for $5.2 million on Thursday, a record for a sports card. (Image: PWCC)

Mickey Mantle Rookie Card Tops $5M in Eye-Popping Sale

As the sports card market climbs to new heights, the industry witnessed its first card purchase exceeding $5 million on Thursday. Venture capitalist Rob Gough bought a 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle rookie card graded Mint 9 by Professional Sports Authenticators for $5.2 million through the PWCC Marketplace, ESPN reported. Few […]

This one-of-one Giannis Antetokounmpo rookie card sold for $1.8 million this week. (Image: Goldin Auctions)

Giannis One-of-One Rookie Card Tops $1 Million at Auction

Giannis “The Greek Freak” Antetokounmpo became the first player to see two of his basketball cards hit $1 million at auction. The one-of-a-kind black mosaic parallel of his 2013-14 Panini Prizm brought $1,168,500 at Goldin Auctions’ 2020 Holiday Auction on Sunday. Rarity Draws Feverish Bidding Goldin Auctions noted the card […]