An Andre Ethier rookie card is a great choice for starting a baseball card collection or expanding an existing collection. These cards are easy to find and extremely affordable. The most expensive rookie card is an autographed, 2005 Topps Chrome in near mint condition that sells up to $90. He was drafted while at Arizona State University as a 37th round draft pick in 2001 but chose to stay in college, ultimately leading to a second round draft pick in 2003, again by the Oakland Athletics. Although he played in the minors, he made an impression, leading to being traded to the Los Angeles Dodger’s minor leagues. Eventually, he debuted as a professional with the Dodgers in 2006, hitting a double and walking against the Arizona Diamondbacks, followed by hitting his first professional home run the following night against the San Diego Padres. Still playing with the Los Angeles Dodgers, Ethier has proven to be a valuable player. He was a top choice for the National League Rookie of the Year Award, won the 2009 Silver Slugger Award, and landed in sixth place for Most Valuable Player. Although plagued with injures, interest in Andre Ethier rookie cards remains strong. The 2005 Topps #313 rookie card, 2005 Bowman Chrome Draft #49, and the 2005 Bazooka #207, all with the Oakland team, cost less than $10 and are sold online and in local stores. Andre Ethier baseball cards are some of the best cards to invest in at their given prices. He is the heart and soul of the Dodgers lineup and will be a key element if the are going to be successful this year.
Top 5 Andre Ethier Rookie Cards
2006 Bowman Sterling Andre Ethier rookie card autograph ($150)
2005 Topps Chrome Andre Ethier rookie card autograph ($100)
2005 Heritage Chrome Andre Ethier rookie card ($75)
2005 Topps Andre Ethier rookie card ($10)
2003 Upper Deck Andre Ethier rookie card ($10)