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Baseball Card Prices and Values

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Updated July 01, 2011
Although baseball cards might not be at their heyday prices of a decade ago, rare and hard-to-find cards are still actively sought after. Here is a sampling of prices realized at both eBay and Heritage Auction Galleries for cards in demand.

Babe Ruth

  • Babe Ruth -- 1933 World Wide Gum #80 SGC
    $717. (sold 1/2007/Heritage)
  • Babe Ruth -- 1916 Boston Store card #147
    $9,100 (sold 11/2004)
  • Babe Ruth -- 1948 Leaf #3 PSA 8
    $6250 (sold 01/2006)
  • Babe Ruth -- 2004 Timeless Treasures Cut Autographed TRUE #1/1
    $9,500 (sold 02/2005)
  • Babe Ruth -- 2004 Prime Cut Autograph #ED 1/1
    $9,100 (sold 02/2005)
Barry Bonds
  • Barry Bonds -- 1986 Tiffany BGS 10 9.5 $25,099 (sold 02/2005)
  • Barry Bonds -- 1987 Fleer #604 Rookie $7353 (01/2006)
DiMaggio
  • DiMaggio/Erickson -- 1936 National Chicle VG
    $286.80 (sold 1/2007/Heritage)
  • Joe Dimaggio -- 1941 Play Ball #71 PSA 5
    $910 (sold 01/2006)
Mickey Mantle
  • Mickey Mantle -- 1951 Bowman #253 PSA 7
    $7877. (sold 01/2006)
  • Mickey Mantle -- 1952 Topps Rookie PSA 8
    $10,000 (sold 11/2004)
  • Mickey Mantle -- 1952 Topps #311
    $9152./$9,999./10,100. (sold 01/2006)
  • Mickey Mantle -- 1954 Dan-Dee PSA 8
    $9211 (sold 01/2006)
  • Mickey Mantle -- 1954 Dan-Dee Potato Chips PSA 2
    $507.88 (sold 1/2007/Heritage) (what a difference a grade makes!)
  • Mickey Mantle -- 1956 Topps #135 PSA 9
    $7,900 (sold 08/2004)
  • Mickey Mantle -- 1969 Topps PSA 10
    $12,555 (sold 11/2004)
  • Mickey Mantle -- "CUT" autograph-SP Legendary
    $6,000 (sold 10/2004)
  • Mickey Mantle -- 1958 Topps #150 PSA 6
    $478.(sold 1/2007/Heritage)
Willie Mays
  • Willie Mays -- 1953 Topps #244 PSA 8
    $9211 (sold 01/2006)
  • Willie Mays -- 1951 Bowman #305 PSA8
    $8,603
  • Willie Mays -- 1952 Bowman #218 PSA 7
    $1135.25 (sold 1/2007/Heritage)
Miscellaneous Players
  • Albert Pujols -- 2001 Bowman Chrome Auto Rookie BGS 9.5/10
    $15,550 (sold 11/2004)
  • Chief Bender -- 1909-11 T206 Portrait PSA 8
    $3,150 (sold 01/2006)
  • Christy Mathewson -- 1909 Dockman & Sons E92 PSA 6
    $4827 (sold 01/2006)
  • Corcoran -- Old Judge Tobacco Baseball Card
    $7856. (sold 01/2006)
  • Ewing -- Old Judge Tobacco Baseball Card
    $25,099 (sold 01/2006)
  • Honus Wagner -- 1910 E90-2 American Carmel PSA 5
    $7,709 (sold 02/2005)
  • Pete Rose -- 1975 Topps #320 PSA 9
    $227.05 (sold 1/2007/Heritage)
  • Roberto Clemente -- 1958 Topps #52 PSA 7
    $215.10 (sold 1/2007/Heritage)
  • Robin Yount -- 1975 Topps Mini SGC 98 1/1
    $13,600 (November 2004)
  • Roger Maris -- 1958 Topps $37 GAI 9.5
    $2,390. (sold 1/2007/Heritage)
  • Walter Johnson -- 1911 T205 PSA 4 $645 (sold January 2006)

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