Mickey Mantle Baseball Card NFT Sells for $470 K

The NFT iteration of the coveted 1952 baseball card racked up a bidding war in the sale’s final hour, making it one of the priciest sports NFTs ever sold.

The first edition of the company’s “Topps Timeless Series,” an NFT of the storied 1952 baseball card of New York Yankees slugger Mickey Mantle sold  $470000

The sale finds itself among the largest-ever in the sports NFT landscape, topping NBA Top Shot’s highest sales of $230,000 and $210,00 for limited edition LeBron James collectibles

The Topps 1952 Mickey Mantle card continues to be one of the most coveted baseball cards of all time

What it does have is rarity and “first” status in the Topps NFT line, which is something NFT buyers are willing to pay for

Additionally, the auction winner will be given the opportunity to participate in a 30-minute video interview with Danny and David Mantle, sons of Mickey Mantle

The physical card was sold to Rob Gough around $ 5.2 million last year was a record purchase of Trading card