Top 3 Stephen Strasburg Rookie Cards

by admin on April 17, 2011

Just getting established in Major League Baseball, a Stephen Strasburg rookie card would be good for all collectors.  The 2010 Topps Stephen Strasburg Turkey Red Rookie Card has an affordable price of just $15 with an autographed card selling slightly higher.

Value of Stephen Strasburg Rookie Cards

The price of a Stephen Strasburg 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 Stephen Strasburg rookie card is worth.  Scarcity also a determining factor when figuring out how much a Stephen Strasburg rookie card is worth. Like condition, scarcity can make a big difference when it comes to pricing.

Best and Most Valuable Stephen Strasburg Rookie Card- Stephen Strasburg Topps Million Card Giveaway Autograph.  This is also his most expensive rookie card.

Stephen Strasburg Bio- This right-handed pitcher was drafted in 2009 by the Washington Nationals but with the $15 million contract being signed just 77 minutes prior to the official deadline.  After being drafted, ESPN stated that he was the most hyped pick in the history of the MLB draft and someone to watch.  Prior to the draft, Strasburg was the only collegiate player asked to participate in the Beijing Summer Olympics of 2008 for US Baseball, striking gout five of the first batters on plate.

He initially went to the Minors, making an impression with his pitching ability.  In June of the 2010 season, he entered the game as a Major Leaguer against the Pittsburgh Pirates, pitching seven innings for the win and becoming g the first pitcher in the game’s history to strike out a minimum 11 batters without any walks during a debuted game.  Even in his second and third appearances, eight and ten batters respectively were struck out.  As a result, Sports Illustrated featured him in their cover story.

Unfortunately, he sat out two months after experiencing a shoulder injury, only to discover the collateral ligament had been torn, leading to surgery, followed by up to 18 months of rehab.  Even so, his 2010 performance led him to being named a player in the Topps MLB Rookie All-Star Game.  Although he is currently healing, with the Stephen Strasburg rookie card being sold on eBay for little money, it would be a good time to buy.

Teams Stephen Strasburg has Played For- Washington Nationals

Top 3 Stephen Strasburg Rookie Cards- These are some of the best Stephen Strasburg Rookie cards and some of his most expensive.

Stephen Strasburg Topps Million Card Giveaway Autograph
2010 Topps #661B Stephen Strasburg Rookie Card
2009 Upper Deck USA Stephen Strasburg rookie card

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