With all of our recent deep dives into the sports card market, the focus has strictly been on different team sports. For a change of pace, I wanted to go off the beaten path and introduce some of the most collectible cards from individual sports. The best place to find trading cards like these is eBay and many of them are available to bid on right now, so we recommend you hop on these suggestions sooner rather than later.
Most of these cards do not come from traditional products like Panini, Upper Deck, Topps or Fleer and you have to search long and hard to get your hands on some of these rare examples, as they do not come up for sale very often.
Here is our list of some of the most popular cards of iconic athletes all across the sports landscape.