Slugger Mickey Mantle rookie trading card sold it for a record $5.2 million bucks! Mike Trout has previously held the record for most expensive rookie card sold forever.
The 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle baseball card is considered one of the most treasured cards in the world.
In January of this year, a 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle graded PSA 9 was sold for $5.2 million
If you're not familiar with card grading, PSA is the official grader of the card industry. Their experts check every aspect of a card and provide a grade on a scale from 1 to 10.
PSA has assigned a grade of 9 to just six total 1952 Topps Mantles which is why it can command such a high price. Just think what the last sale price is for if it was graded a 10!
Entrepreneur Rob Gough believes in balancing work and play that he acquired a rare Mickey Mantle MLB baseball card for a record-breaking $5.2 million in November
Rob Gough successfully made record purchase for the most expensive sports card transaction of all time when he bought a 1952 Mickey Mantle card for $5.2 million.
Gough had always been interested in collecting sports trading cards. When he was a kid, he collected baseball cards. One of his favorite players was Mickey Mantle.
It would be really awesome if he could get his hands on the 1952 Topps Mantle card which he wanted to add into his collection finally got it for $5.2 million!
Recently, an epic 1952 Mickey Mantle starred in his own Topps baseball card. The NFT was so impressive it sold for $470,000.
On the OpenSea platform, a single Mickey Mantle 1952 Topps NFT card was sold for 175 ETH, which is currently worth $470,711. The sale of this one-of-a-kind ion blockchain