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Shaq O'Neal rookie cards

Shaquille O’Neal and his most valuable rookie cards

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In the early 1990s, Shaquille O’Neal dominated the game as a rookie and his rookie cards were highly sought after.

Many of his rookie cards are still quite affordable with a good number of them mass produced.

But there are a few of the former LA Lakers / Orlando Magic basketball star that are rare and therefore have great value on the market.

Here’s a few currently listed for sale on eBay with links to the listings.

1. 1992 Classic Draft Pick Autograph Rookie Card

The autographs come in different ink and these cards come with different image variations.

But they’re all numbered (handwritten) making some of these subsets very limited.

And the more highly graded cards are currently listed for five-figures.

1992 CLASSIC DRAFT PICKS SHAQUILLE O'NEAL ROOKIE RC PSA/DNA AUTO 10 84/2500 HOF

$1,750.00  
End Date: Sunday May-09-2021 08:39:03 EDT
Buy It Now for only: $1,750.00
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1992 CLASSIC DRAFT PICK #/500 SHAQUILLE O'NEAL AUTO RC PSA 10 HOF SHAQ

$500,000.00  
End Date: Tuesday May-11-2021 21:38:49 EDT
Buy It Now for only: $500,000.00
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1992 CLASSIC DRAFT PICK SHAQUILLE O'NEAL AUTO RC PSA 10 HOF

$500,000.00  
End Date: Tuesday May-18-2021 19:49:21 EDT
Buy It Now for only: $500,000.00
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1992 CLASSIC DRAFT PICK SHAQUILLE O'NEAL AUTO RC PSA 10 HOF JRSY NUMBER #33 1/1

$500,000.00  
End Date: Thursday May-13-2021 20:39:53 EDT
Buy It Now for only: $500,000.00
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1992 CLASSIC DRAFT PICK #/500 SHAQUILLE O'NEAL AUTO RC PSA 10 HOF SHAQ

$500,000.00  
End Date: Thursday Jun-03-2021 19:20:00 EDT
Buy It Now for only: $500,000.00
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2. 1992-93 Stadium Club Beam Team Rookie Card

Shaquille O’Neal was included in one of the now iconic subsets released in Stadium Club, the “Beam Team.”

Depending on how the basketball card is graded, the prices can range from a couple hundred dollars to $1,500 currently.

There’s a “Members Only” card as well found in complete sets available for sale back then although it is nearly identical to the ones that you can pull out of the pack.

1992 Stadium Club Beam Team Members Only Shaquille O'Neal ROOKIE RC #21 PSA 10

$50,000.00  
End Date: Sunday May-23-2021 15:16:38 EDT
Buy It Now for only: $50,000.00
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1992 Stadium Club Beam Team Shaquille O'neal MEMBERS ONLY Rookie RC PSA 10

$49,999.99  
End Date: Monday May-24-2021 00:38:41 EDT
Buy It Now for only: $49,999.99
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1992 Stadium Club Beam Team Shaquille O'Neal ROOKIE RC #21 PSA 10 GEM MINT

$45,000.00  
End Date: Wednesday May-26-2021 12:05:46 EDT
Buy It Now for only: $45,000.00
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1992-93 Shaquille O'Neal Stadium Club Members Only Beam Team RC BGS 9.5 Gem Mint

$29,999.99  
End Date: Monday May-31-2021 17:33:25 EDT
Buy It Now for only: $29,999.99
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1992 Stadium Club Beam Team Members Only Shaquille O'Neal RC #21 PSA 10 GEM MINT

$23,000.00  
End Date: Saturday Jun-05-2021 01:16:51 EDT
Buy It Now for only: $23,000.00
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Shaquille O’Neal 1992 Stadium Club Beam Team PSA 10 #21 Rookie RC Invest!

$17,000.00  
End Date: Wednesday May-26-2021 20:47:26 EDT
Buy It Now for only: $17,000.00
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1992 Stadium Club Beam Team Members Only Set All PSA 9 Shaquille Oneal RC Jordan

$14,995.00  
End Date: Friday May-14-2021 00:00:17 EDT
Buy It Now for only: $14,995.00
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3. 1992-93 Topps Rookie Card

Here’s a much more affordable card to collect with Topps coming back into the basketball card game just as Shaquille introduced himself to the NBA.

There is a gold parallel version but the ones that are worth a bit more are the collectors who got the regular card autographed (and graded for authenticity.)

1992-93 Topps Gold #362 Shaquille O'Neal RC Rookie SGC 100 PRISTINE GOLD LABEL

$30,000.00  
End Date: Tuesday Jun-01-2021 11:50:29 EDT
Buy It Now for only: $30,000.00
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1992 TOPPS GOLD #362 SHAQUILLE O'NEAL RC HOF PSA 10 DNA AUTO 10 K1013873-218

$23,749.99  
End Date: Saturday May-22-2021 18:23:31 EDT
Buy It Now for only: $23,749.99
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1992 Topps Gold Shaquille O'Neal ROOKIE RC #362 PSA 10 GEM MINT

$14,999.00  
End Date: Tuesday Jun-01-2021 10:39:26 EDT
Buy It Now for only: $14,999.00
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1992 Topps Gold Shaquille O'Neal ROOKIE RC #362 PSA 10 GEM MINT

$11,999.00  
End Date: Sunday May-16-2021 23:56:58 EDT
Buy It Now for only: $11,999.00
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16 thoughts on “Shaquille O’Neal and his most valuable rookie cards”

  1. Ron Edge

    I have a Shaquille O’neal 1992 Classic Draft Picks card. Bought on QVC in 1992, Limited Edition of 500. The card is #73/500. Am thinking about selling it. What is the approximate worth? It is pristine, just as I received it, in thick plastic holder originally.. with blue box.

  2. Value is around $100. Truth is that it is not worth very much at all. Card values plummeted.
    I will give you $110 though if you want.

  3. Michael Eden

    What is the Shaq basketball promo card 1 of 5 from the classic 92 football draft pick set. 1 of only 10000

  4. Jason Parrish

    I have a shaquille o’neal 1992 draft pick card. Jersey #33, and card number on back #1. What is it worth

  5. Ryan Arellano

    Hi Rob, I’ll give you $250 for it. About what raw comps are going for.

  6. Jose Rivera

    I have 3 boxes of 1992 daft pick limited edition basketball Shaq draft cards

  7. Josh Combs

    I have a 92-93 fleer ultra slam dunk subset #298 in mint condition. Anyone know its worth?

  8. Micheal

    I’ve got a collection any collector would kill to have shaquille cards akeem olajuwon cards and many more

  9. Does anyone else think the Kentucky Big Blue 1990 Shaquille O’Neal should be on the list? It’s his first card and extremely rare- especially in high grades.

  10. I have a 92 draft pick along with like a million other cards of his and jordan ,ewing,olajuwon, robinson,and everybody else the prices on the internet are wishywashy

  11. So I have numerous shaq ,jordan, mookie, rod strickland, isaiah thomas , joe montana , etc my collection of cards is ridiculous nine are graded but are in pristine condition an many are unopened an I am looking to sell them I live in mid missouri anyone know where I can go to sell them? Please email me @ [email protected] thanks.

  12. Robbie Hodges

    I have Michael Jordan , Larry Bird, Magic Johnson, Akeem Olajuwon, Shaquille O’Neal goldleaf 106 promo rookie cards, Scotty Pippen, and many more

    Baseball as well KenGriffey Junior, Nolan Ryan, Jose Canseco, Randy Johnson, Roger Clemens, Cal Ripken, and many more
    I can be contacted via text at 757-230-7922 State would you interested in and i will contact you back

  13. Keith Pavlick

    I have every card mentioned here. Lived in orlando in the early 90s, made it a point to get all his cards,, and kept them in a safe dark, cool place. I have them all ncluding the Beam Team. I dont believe my ps10 beam team is worth that much. ebay sellers are a bit disconnected at times. Then again, didnt some clown buy a Virgin Mary burned piece of toast one time for 60k???

  14. Ryan Olson

    I’ve got the Upper Deck #1 Draft Pick. On the back it’s card #1. Anybody interested?

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