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Rookie Card Guide

Profiling our top 3 favorite rookie cards of each player. is reader-supported. This site contains eBay and PWCC affiliate links for which I may be compensated when you buy through links on our site.

A look at the best Ichiro rookie cards

Who’s looking for the best Ichiro rookie cards to remember his amazing career.

Back in Safeco playing against the Seattle Mariners, Ichiro Suzuki hit a homerun, which might possibly be his last in the stadium where he started his Major League career. It was also on the same night the Mariners honored him with a bobblehead.

Ichiro, of course, made a big impact when he played for Seattle from 2001 to 2012 including setting the hits record in a single season with 262.

He also belongs to the exclusive 3,000-career hit club.

Read More »A look at the best Ichiro rookie cards
sidney crosby rookie cards

Top 3 Sidney Crosby rookie cards

Regardless of where you stand in the Sidney Crosby vs. Alexander Ovechkin “who is the best player now” debate, it’s only fair we come up with our top 3 of Sid the Kid’s rookie cards as we did with Ovie.

Top 3 Alexander Ovechkin rookie cards

Alexander “Ovie” Ovechkin continued to perform at a high level with a 30-plus goal and 30-plus assist season. Here’s our selection for Ovie’s top 3 rookie cards.