A Colby Rasmus rookie card is a nice choice for beginner to experienced collectors. The 2009 Upper Deck X Die Cut Colby Rasmus rookie card #97 in mint condition sells around $4, while the 2009 Upper Deck Rookie Card #946 in mint condition for around $8, and the 2009 Topps Rookie Card #631 around $6. These are just a few examples of why we think his cards are so affordable.
After playing first base with the Phoenix City National Little League in the 1999 Little League World Series, Rasmus knew he wanted to play professionally. While in high school, he batted .484 with 24 home runs, 69 runs scored, and 66 RBIs in 39 games, passing the record for state home runs in a season by a high school player set by Bo Jackson. In 2005, he was drafted by the St. Louis Cardinals, playing with various minor league teams. Then in 2008, he was invited as a member of the US Olympic Team for the Beijing Olympics but injury forced him out. By January 2009, Cole Rasmus received a non-roster invitation from the Cardinals, making his professional debut opening day of that same year, in May he hit his first professional home run against the Washington Nationals, and in June, had his first four-hit game against the Cardinal’s rival, the Kansas City Royals winning 10-5. Due to salary and playing time disputes, Rasmus tried to get out of his contract in 2010 but the request was denied.
Many scouts believe that Rasmus is in for a breakout year. Soem of the best Colby Rasmus rookie cards have been autographed. Autographed Colby Rasmus cards will bring a high premium if he does have a great year for the cardinals this year. So what are the best Colby Rasmus rookie cards to buy? Here is a detailed list that we have compiled of the best and most valuable Colby Rasmus baseball cards.
Best Colby Rasmus Rookie Cards
2005 Bowman Chrome Colby Rasmus rookie card
2005 Bowman Sterling Colby Rasmus autographed jersey rookie card (1 of 199)
2007 Bowman Chrome Draft Colby Rasmus rookie card