If you read Making a quick flip: Tips on which players to target for short-term investments and Tips for picking the right players to invest in over the long-term, then you have a better idea of which baseball players have a higher chance of yielding a positive net value.
Next to Mike Trout, baseball fans, analysts and collectors alike could argue Kris Bryant is another generational player to hit the diamond.
Of the 10, there are three in particular who are popular with collectors for their prospect pedigree and ability to adapt upon their arrival to the majors.
Before the season ended, Kris Bryant’s 2013 Bowman Chrome Draft base autograph rookie was going for nearly $1,000.
The hype of owning Kris Bryant’s rookie card has certainly cooled since he joined the majors three seasons ago.
Perfection. At least it is according to those at Beckett whose job is to grade cards.
This one is “only” BGS Graded 9.5 but it still has a game-used base from Game 7 of last year’s World Series game along with the dual autographs of Kris Bryant and Anthony Rizzo. And it costs far less.
This year’s Allen & Ginter set has another amazing card – and this one is for baseball fans.
From a hobby standpoint, those players who are often rental or veteran types who are added to an already good team, don’t have that much more value after the trade. But the prospects coming back do.
Here’s a very interesting read on the Bleacher Report website about the rare and elusive Kris Bryant Bowman Chrome black wave refractor autograph rookie card.