eBay Buzz: This 1968 Topps Nolan Ryan Rookie Card is how much?


It’s not new and fresh from a pack, but the price tag attached?

Well, it’s a jaw-dropper.

It’s a nearly perfect copy of Nolan Ryan‘s 1968 Topps Rookie Card — a hobby classic that’s chased by both New Yorkers who remember his early days with an iconic World Series-winning team, but also the fans of a rugged Texan who struck out more players than anyone else in MLB history. (And maybe by a few Jerry Koosman fans, too.)

Is it worth that? Perhaps to the right deep-pocketed collector — but maybe not for that much, though Ryan was MLB’s first million-dollar-a-year player when he signed with the Houston Astros in 1980.

PSA has just one Gem Mint 10 in its pop report out of more than 7,800 cards graded. This card is one of only two to get the Gem 98 grade by SGC out of more than 1,700 slabbed, and BGS has graded nothing above a BVG 9 out of more than 3,100 cards slabbed there.

So, yes, this is an elite-condition card — no matter what the slab.

And, well, it could be yours for that low, low price … you buying?

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