With sports cards currently all the rage in current popular culture, and basketball seemingly leading the charge, it is easy to forget that the entire hobby was basically built on the sport of baseball. Throughout the years, cards like the Mickey Mantle 1952 Topps and Honus Wagner T 206 have been mentioned in numerous movies, television shows as "holy grails" of the collectible world.
It seems that every month or so, a new article drops about a record breaking sale in the baseball card market, dating back to the summer of 2020, when the Mike Trout Superfractor broke the record for the sale of a single sports card, only to be topped a few months later when entrepreneur and actor Rob Gough shelled out $5.2 million dollars on a Mickey Mantle rookie card.
You may be asking yourself how often these types of sales take place, and what are the highest sales prices of the top baseball cards on the planet. This list below gives you the top 20, and with the way the market is headed and new cards going up for sale daily, this list will likely have to be updated in the coming weeks!