Even before the 2023 NBA Draft ended, what basketball card collectors knew two things: the number one pick would be Victor Wembanyama, and that Victor Wembanyama rookie cards would go for a premium right from the start.
Rookie Card Guide
Profiling our top 3 favorite rookie cards of each player.
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The Cincinnati Reds called up its top prospect, Elly De La Cruz, in June 2023, who has been tearing up the Triple-A Louisville league, resulting in excitement for Elly De La Cruz rookie card collectors.
Druw Jones, a young baseball phenom, has been turning heads in the hobby with the release of the 2023 Bowman set and prospectors looking to hit a Druw Jones rookie card.
Anthony Volpe has already shown great skill and promise, earning a position on the New York Yankees roster in 2023. As a result, Anthony Volpe rookie cards have seen a nice bump before the start of the season.
Justin Fields has quickly risen through the ranks both on the field and in the hobby with Justin Fields rookie cards rising in value.
Adley Rutschman rookie cards are getting some attention with some analysts favoring the Baltimore Orioles’ catcher as a future MVP player.
The most dominant player to have put on a Philadelphia 76ers since the days of Charles Barkley and Allen Iverson, might now be Joel Embiid. Yet the value of Joel Embiid rookie cards seem to be all over the place.
Tyrese Maxey has been a key player and rising star on the Philadelphia 76ers, and in the hobby, Tyrese Maxey rookie cards are also on the rise.
Rookie cards are highly sought after in the sports card market as they are often the first cards of a player, usually printed during their rookie year.
Despite being the last player taken in the 2022 NFL Draft, Brock Purdy has quickly made a name for himself and Brock Purdy rookie cards have become much more popular.