He was one of the most inspirational players of all time, making Cy Young baseball cards in demand for any collection. Newer cards such as a 1992 Whitewall Collection Proto Cy Young Baseball Card #1992 in near mint or mint condition and a 2001 Fleer Greats of the Game Cy Young card #6 in the same condition sell for around $5 and are easy to find. However, vintage Cy young baseball cards are an entirely different story. The Cy Young T206 1909 Tobacco Baseball Card Old Mill Brand with a PSA 3 grade sells anywhere from $650 to $800 whereas the most expensive Cy Young card is a T206 1909 Bare Hands Show, graded SGC88 that recently sold for $7,650. This gives you an idea of what the wide range of cards can bring.
Young enjoyed a solid 22-year career in baseball, pitching from 1890 to 1911 although he played for five different teams. In 1937, he was voted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame and just a year after he died, the famous Cy Young Award was created to honor him but also help up-and-coming pitchers. Professionally, Young had 511 wins, the most in Major League history, as well as record for the most career innings pitched of 7,355, most career games started with 815, and most complete games pitched of 749. The list of accomplishments and awards is beyond impressive to included being ranked number 14 on the Sport News’ Baseball’s 100 Greatest Players list, 44 years after his death.
Cy Young's many accomplishments make all his collectibles quality investments. Autograph Cy Young memorabilia are some of the most popular collectibles in the hobby. Here is a list we have compiled of some of the greatest Cy Young baseball cards of all-time. The value of Cy Young baseball cards will continue to rise as long as collectors are willing to pay thousands of dollars for his high end cards.
Best Cy Young Baseball Cards of All-Time
1903 E107 Breisch-Williams Cy Young baseball card
1911 T3 Turkey Red Cy Young baseball card
1909 T206 Cy Young baseball card
1909 American Caramel Cy Young baseball card
1910 T206 Cy Young baseball card