The 10 Most Expensive Sports Cards Ever Sold

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A lot of us collected baseball cards when we were kids hoping that someday we would have that next Mickey Mantle rookie card. But for most of us, all of those Gregg Jefferies rookie cards are now sitting in our mum’s basement or rotting in a dump someplace.

But for the serious card collectors, sports cards, especially baseball cards, is still a very lucrative business. In recent years, there have been 10 different cards to sell or be auctioned off for at least $200 thousand.

#10 Joe Jackson 1914 Boston Garter — $204,000

#8 (tie) Honus Wagner 1910 Standard Caramel — $218,550

#8 (tie) George Mikan 1948 Bowman — $218,550

#7 Bronko Nagurski 1935 National Chicle — $240,000

#6 Ty Cobb 1911 General Baking Co. — $272,980

#5 Lou Gehrig 1933 Goudey — $274,950

#4 Mickey Mantle 1952 Topps — $282,000

#3 Joe Doyle 1909-11 T-206 — $329,000

#2 Babe Ruth 1914 Baltimore News SGC — $517,000

#1 Honus Wagner 1909-11 T-206 — $2,800,000

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