• Mickey Mantle card sells for $5.2M, becomes highest-selling sports card ever

    8 days ago - By Sportsnet

    A Mickey Mantle baseball card has become the highest-selling sports card of all-time after selling for $5.2 million, PWCC Marketplace announced on Thursday.
    The card in question - a 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle PSA 9 - was sold to actor Rob Gough, increasing in price after it was originally sold by NFL lineman Evan Mathis for $2.88 million in 2018.
    “I've always wanted this card,” Gough said of the deal to Forbes. “I've been searching for this ‘Holy Grail,' the Mona Lisa of sports cards, the 9. I finally got the 9.”
    A 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle PSA 9 rookie card sold for a record-setting $5.2...
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  • Mickey Mantle rookie card sells for a record $5.2 million, crushing Mike Trout record

    8 days ago - By Los Angeles Times

    Rob Gough believes he got a bargain with his $5.2-million purchase of a Mickey Mantle rookie card, which breaks the previous sales record set by a Mike Trout card.
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