Lob.com CEO Leore Avidar made the $1.8 million purchase at Goldin Auctions after a series of bids that started at $150,000 for the 2003 number one overall pick’s rookie card. The price tag on the rare card is the most any basketball card has ever sold for, surpassing the previous record set at the same auction house when a signed Mike Trout rookie card, one of only five produced, sold for $922,500 in May.
Mike Trout Rookie Card Sets Record at Auction
A Mike Trout rookie card set the new record for highest-price card sold at auction when it was purchased for nearly $4 million on Saturday night. The signed rookie card sold for $3.936 million to be exact, surpassing the previous record held by a 1909 Honus Wagner T-206 card, ...read more