RUNNEMEDE, N.J. (CBS) – While Bryce Harper continues to launch his Mike Trout to the Phillies campaign, a Trout rookie card sold for over $186,000 during an auction over the weekend. Trout’s 2009 Bowman Chrome Draft Prospects baseball card sold for $186,580 during the Goldin Auctions 2019 Winter Auction on Sunday.
The buyer’s identity is unknown.
Goldin Auctions made a record $6 million in this year’s auction. The big-ticket item was the Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Collection, which netted $3 million.
Abdul-Jabbar’s 1987 Lakers NBA championship ring sold for a record $398,937, most for any NBA championship ring and any Lakers item.