Meet 12 influential baseball players who drive unprecedented sales of trading cards

eBay is the premier trading card marketplace with over 172 million cards sold since 2010. Informed by a decade of eBay data, Uncommon gives the first-ever look at what drives interest and sustains sales of certain baseball cards. The unique histories of the 12 players below and their trading cards have helped shape some of the most interesting sales trends and purchases in the industry. The report offers a new perspective on how personal and professional circumstances impact the card value of these standout players, along with their overall influence on today’s baseball card collecting culture.

The Uncommon Players

Stacks On Stacks:

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