Top 10 Cards to Collect
Ronald Acuña Jr. is baseball’s storm in cleats. Plucked from Venezuela in 2014, he catapulted into the MLB by 2018 and immediately grabbed the NL Rookie of the Year title. Flash forward to 2023, and he’s not just in the running for the NL MVP but also making history. This year, Acuña did the unthinkable, becoming the first player to belt 30 homers while swiping a jaw-dropping 60 bases. With his meteoric rise, it’s no wonder his rookie cards are surging in value. Check our list of top RCs and more from one of baseball’s brightest stars.
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10: 2018 Topps Big League #369 Ronald Acuña Jr. RC
Like Acuña Jr., Topps Big League debuted in 2018. Coincidence? Probably. But the Venezuelan slugger christened the product with an NL Rookie of the Year award-winning campaign, homering 26 times, swiping 16 bases, and tearing scouting reports into shreds, batting a scorching .293 for a Braves squad that won its first NL East title since 2016. Atlanta would win the following four divisional titles, with the fifth on the horizon.
8: 2018 Topps Archives #212 Ronald Acuña Jr. RC
Lace up some old-school adidas, pump up Grandmaster Flash’s “The Message,” and take a trip back down memory lane with the 2018 Topps Archives #212 Ronald Acuña Jr. RC! This Acuña Jr. classic’s design drew inspiration from the iconic 1981 Topps Baseball set. Like its ’80s predecessor, this card rocks a classic baseball cap design at the bottom. Imagine it as Acuña’s rookie card invited to an ’81 hip-hop street party, complete with Pac-Man and MTV’s debut.
7: 2018 Topps Gold Label #99 Ronald Acuña Jr.. RC
Retro alert! The 2018 Topps Gold Label #99 Ronald Acuña Jr.Rookie Card rocks a dual-photo style, which is now rare in card sets. Harking back to its vintage roots, it spices things up with three distinct “Classes” – the most common Class 1 being the rookie card. It’s a nostalgic nod in a world where this style is no longer mainstream.
6: 2018 Topps Living Set #19 Ronald Acuña Jr. RC
Topps smashed the Internet when it released the 2018 Topps Living Set #19 Ronald Acuña Jr. on its website right after the Braves first called him up. The hype was so real that the card sold 46,809 copies in a week, which more than doubled what Shohei Ohtani did weeks before and is better than many music albums. Finding one of these shouldn’t be too strenuous, and it’s a great card to add to any Acuña Jr. collection.
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