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Mike Trout rookie card sells for nearly one million dollars

You read that right... ALMOST A MILLION DOLLARS

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There’s no question that Mike Trout is the greatest player in baseball today. In addition, he’s also the highest paid, having signed a contract that season worth more than $400 million. His contract isn’t the only thing that’s valuable about Trout.

An autographed Trout rookie card sold for $922,500. It was sold at Goldin Auctions in Runnemede, New Jersey. This made it the highest price ever gotten for a modern-day baseball card, according to Action Network’s Darren Rovell.

Here’s a photo of the card.

The Action Network

Can you imagine a baseball card being worth nearly $1 million?! I find that absolutely nuts. I personally don’t understand how the value in baseball cards work, so I’m unsure as to how this was worth so much money.

But hey, someone just made a lot of profit on a card, and some collector is really happy right now, so everyone wins!