A Matt Cain rookie card is a good choice with potential for increasing in value over time. The 2002 Bowman Matt Cain Chrome Draft Picks Rookie Card is a popular choice that sells for about $30 although the 2006 Bowman Heritage Chrome #298 Rookie Card Parallel with the San Francisco Giants currently selling for less than $5 is another possibility.
The price of a Matt Cain rookie card is determined by a few factors. The condition of the card or cards is vital to its value. The better the condition the more the Matt Cain rookie card is worth. Scarcity also a determining factor when figuring out how much a Matt Cain rookie card is worth. Like condition, scarcity can make a big difference when it comes to pricing.
Best and Most Valuable Matt Cain Rookie Card- 2002 Bowman Chrome Draft Picks Matt Cain Rookie Card. This is also his most expensive rookie card.
Matt Cain Bio- Nicknamed “Big Sugar”, this MLB pitcher was a first round draft pick in 2002 by the San Francisco Giants out of high school. When the 2004 season closed, Baseball America listed Cain as number 13 prospect for professional baseball based on his fastball that reaches speeds up to 95 MPH, slider, changeup, and curveball.
He debuted in 2005 at age 20 and while the game was lost, he quickly became a starting pitcher. In September, Cain enjoyed his first MLB win while playing the Arizona Diamondbacks with that year’s performance surpassing the management’s expectations so much that he was added to the starting roster for the 2006 season prior to the start of the training camp. Initially, Cain was inconsistence but shortly, his pitching leveled out to allow him to finish his first full shutout game in May.
He was honored as Rookie of the Year in 2007, ended the season with the NL’s lowest ERA and while 2008 saw some decline in performance, Cain had a career high 14 wins in 2009 while being named to the All-Star team and receiving the Willie Mac Award. In 2010, he became the fifth pitcher with a minimum, unearned runs in 20 innings during a postseason game. Still playing, buying a Matt Cain rookie card from eBay or other online auction sites should be considered a good investment option.
Teams Matt Cain has Played For- San Francisco Giants
Top 3 Matt Cain Rookie Cards- These are some of the best Matt Cain Rookie cards and some of his most expensive.
2002 Bowman Chrome Draft Picks Matt Cain Rookie Card
MATT CAIN 2002 BOWMAN ROOKIE CARD GIANTS
2006 Matt Cain Rookie Card Topps #636