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From his early days as a dominant pitcher for the Detroit Tigers to a more nuanced and smarter pitcher with the Houston Astros, Justin Verlander is one future hall of famer who should warrant more attention from the hobby.
So we want to shine a light on some of his best rookie cards currently available for sale.
There are some worth thousands but plenty that are still affordable. Click on any of the links to see the listings on eBay.
1. 2005 Bowman Chrome Autograph Rookie Card
Even back in 2005, one of the best sets to collect for a top prospect and/or rookie is from the Bowman Chrome set.
Fortunately there is one for Verlander with an autograph on it as well as some rare refractors worth thousands.
2. 2005 Topps Chrome Autograph Rookie Card
If you want to stick with autograph cards on chromium stock, the 2005 Topps Chrome set is a close second to the Bowman Chrome.
Great profile shot of a smiling Verlander and much more affordable.
3. 2005 SP Authentic Autograph Rookie Card
Here’s a high-end autograph card with multiple parallels.
This one features Verlander in action on the mound and they’re all serial numbered. The gold is limited to just 10.
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