Mike Trout RCs & More, Pt. 2

The Millville Meteor’s Top RCs & More

Date: Feb 23, 2024
Topics: 2009 Bowman Chrome Draft Prospects BDPP89 Mike Trout 1/1 Superfractor Auto, Anaheim, Angels, Baseball, Bo Jackson, Los Angeles Angels, Mike Trout, MLB, Nolan Ryan, Rookie Cards
Length: 404 Words
Reading Time: ~3 Minutes

With an impressive 11 MLB All-Star appearances, nine Silver Slugger Awards and three American League MVP titles, Mike Trout, aka The Millville Meteor’s story is already fit for a spot in Cooperstown. As you see, he’s no average Joe; he’s a living legend whose resume reads grocery-list long. From his debut with the Angels after being selected in the first round of the 2009 MLB draft to his unanimous AL Rookie of the Year win in 2012, Trout’s journey to stardom has been extraordinary. Join us as we explore Trout’s top rookie cards and beyond.


Top Mike Trout RCs & More #s 5-1


Mike Trout Rookie Cards

5: 2011 Topps Update #US175 Mike Trout Diamond Anniversary

The 2011 Topps Update #US175 Mike Trout Diamond Anniversary card reigns supreme as the King of Bling. While no actual diamonds were incorporated into this product, its flavor and inspiration still resonate, commemorating the Diamond Year—numero 60—of Topps Baseball.

PS: A PSA 10 sold for a whopping $29,000 in 2011.

Mike Trout Rookie Cards

 4: 2010 Bowman Platinum Prospect #MT Mike Trout Refractor Auto

In 2010, Bowman Platinum made its debut. The set featured 150 cards with 100 veterans/rookies printed on foil board and 50 prospects printed on chromium stock. While each 24-pack Hobby Box produced two autos, some lucky winners got their hands on this 2010 Bowman Platinum Prospect #MT Mike Trout Auto Refractors.

Mike Trout Rookie Cards

3: 2011 Bowman Sterling #22 Mike Trout Black Refractor RC

Having discussed the 2011 Bowman Sterling #22 Mike Trout RC earlier in this piece, it’s time to shine the spotlight on its sibling, the 2011 Bowman Sterling #22 Mike Trout Black Refractor RC. Like its counterpart, this elusive card isn’t easy to come by, and acquiring it requires a slight reach into one’s pockets.

Mike Trout Rookie Cards

2: 2009 Bowman Sterling Prospects #MT Mike Trout Auto

The 2009 Bowman Sterling Prospects #MT Mike Trout Auto secures Bowman Sterling’s third appearance on this list, cementing its status as a collector’s favorite. Notably, it’s one of Trout’s two autographed cards from 2009—the year he was drafted by the Angels. A truly special card, indeed.

Mike Trout Rookie Cards

2009 Bowman Chrome Draft Prospects #BDPP89 Mike Trout 1/1 Superfractor Auto


When it comes to Trout’s cards, the 2009 Bowman Chrome Draft Prospects #BDPP89 Mike Trout 1/1 Superfractor Auto holds the title of the Beyoncé of the family. In 2020, a PSA graded 10 of this card sold for nearly $4 million—yes, you read that correctly, 4 million dollars.


Mike Trout RCs & More, Pt. 1


Mike Trout RCs & More, Pt. 1

Mike Trout’s Top Cards

Date: Feb 23, 2024
Topics: 2011 Bowman Sterling Refractor, Anaheim, Angels, Baseball, Bo Jackson, Los Angeles Angels, Mike Trout, MLB, Nolan Ryan, Rookie Cards
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