5 Reasons why 1952 Mickey Mantle card sold for $5.2 Million.No athlete in the history of this sport has individually more significant cards than Mantle, so this is an easy answer.
Mantle played his entire (MLB) career (1951–1968) with the New York Yankees Mantle was one of the best players and sluggers
Mantle's 1952 cards were given a PSA mint-9 grading. Supposedly, this card is "one of only a few known to be in existence
The card is still considered to be the so-called Holy Grail of all baseball trading cards, due to that fact that it was the very first year Topps began producing such cards.
One reason why Mantle’s 1952 card is so rare is because it was unsold card at that time was returned 'cards were subsequently sunk from a barge in the Hudson River.
Rookie cards were historically tougher to find or obtain in pristine condition and sharp rendering at the time they were sold originally is also reason for price valuation
The 1955 Topps Mickey Mantle is the number one card in Topps baseball history. The amount of amazing things about such card is not even worth mentioning. It has simply become an icon of baseball card
Rob Gough, founder of Dope CBD, spent $5.2 million USD to purchase a 1952 Mickey Mantle baseball card, which set a new all-time record for any auction for any collectible ever!