Albert Pujols RCs, Pt. 2

Albert Pujols’ Top Cards

Date: Apr 5, 2024
Topics: Albert Pujols, Baseball, Rookie Cards
Length: 446 Words
Reading Time: ~3 Minutes

Welcome to the ultimate guide to Albert Pujols’ rookie trading cards! Picture the Caribbean baseball haven, where baseball isn’t just a sport—it’s a way of life. From this Caribbean baseball haven emerged Albert Pujols, a 13th-round pick who blossomed into one of the greatest players to ever lay cleats to the diamond. Pujols arrived stateside with Hank Aaron-like power and ability to reach base, coupled with a glove that any baseball purist would deem commendable. With two Gold Gloves, three NL MVPs, and 11 All-Star appearances, Pujols also holds the distinction as the only player not named Hank Aaron to secure 3,000 hits and 700 roundtrips. Pujols’ greatness only adds value to his rookie cards, making them prized possessions for collectors. So let’s explore the best RCs from La Maquina, aka The Machine.


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5:  2001 SP Authentic #126 Albert Pujols RC /1250

The 2001 SP Authentic #126 Albert Pujols RC /1250 captures the future Hall of Famer in the No. 68. Let’s be clear. He never wore the number in an actual regular-season game. But he did rock it during Spring Training. That’s a cold-hard Pujols fact.

4: 2001 Ultimate Collection #111 Albert Pujols RC /250

With a print run of just 250, the 2001 Ultimate Collection #111 Albert Pujols RC /250 is another one of Pujols’ most valuable cards. No, it doesn’t feature an auto, but the rarity of it in itself gives it mass appeal. It also helps that he won NL Rookie of the Year that season. Happy Hunting!

3: 2001 Bowman Chrome Albert Pujols RC Auto #340 /500

We’ve reached the Holy Grail of Albert Pujols RCs. If not for a certain parallel this bad boy could’ve topped the list. But that’s just a testament to how special this card truly is. This is one of the most important debut rookie cards of the last 25 years, and the auto/fact that it’s numbered to 500 only adds to the allure.

2: 2001 Topps Traded Gold #T247 Albert Pujols RC

The 2001 Topps Traded #T47 Albert Pujols RC is one of the sensational sluggers’ earliest rookie cards. The gold variation above is one of his most expensive RCs. PSA 10s range in the five-figure ballpark, and that figure could only elevate with time and a Hall of Fame induction. Happy Hunting!

1: 2001 Bowman Chrome #340 Albert Pujols RC Refractor Auto

The base version of the 2001 Bowman Chrome #340 Albert Pujols RC Auto is a showstopper in its own right. But this refractor? PSA 10s, which are extremely limited, top $100k. Need we say more. That’s why the 2001 Bowman Chrome #340 Albert Pujols RC Refractor Auto is the undisputed King of the list.

Albert Pujols RCs, Pt. 1

Top Albert Pujols Rookie Cards

Date: Apr 5, 2024
Topics: Albert Pujols, Baseball, How To Collect, Rookie Cards
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