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MLB Pipeline says Ohtani is number 1 prospect, will rookie card value skyrocket?

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According to MLB Pipeline’s top prospect list of 2018, the number one goes to Japanese sensation Shohei Ohtani.

Head over to the link to see the four reasons the article gives.

But for collectors, expect Ohtani rookie cards to see a boost even before he bats/pitches his first Major League game.

There isn’t much out there for autograph card seekers at the moment except the ones from overseas like this one: 2013 BBM ROOKIE BGS 9.5 ORIGINAL CERTIFIED AUTO

But there are more of the 2017 Bowman Chrome non-auto cards on eBay. Here are a couple of higher end refractors with high grades.

1. 2017 Bowman Chrome Shohei Otani Angels Rookie RC Refractor BGS 10 Black Label – $1,500

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2. 2017 Shohei Otani BGS 9.5 Bowman Chrome Mega Box Purple Refractor Rc #243/250 – $450

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