Mickey Mantle Card Sold for $ 5.2 Million

Mickey Mantle rookie card sold for $5.2 million, setting a record for the largest auction of a game card.

The card has been graded as Very Good 9 by Professional Sports Authenticator on a 1 to 10 grading scale.

Despite the worldwide economy being ravaged by the coronavirus outbreak, the sports card and sports memorabilia markets have continued to thrive.

A new record has been set in the thriving sports card market, with an extremely rare 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle rookie card selling for $5.2 million.

Entrepreneur and venture capitalist Rob Gough purchased the 1952 311 Mantle rookie through PWC's marketplace.

Recent Topps Mickey Mantle Mickey Mantle NFT fetched $470,000 at auction.

A 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle NFT card was auctioned via OpenSea for 175 Ethereum, which is worth approximately $470,711.