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Throwback Thursday: Taking a look at the 1951 Bowman Mickey Mantle rookie card

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Screen Shot 2018-06-07 at 9.53.46 AMAny hardcore vintage baseball card collector would love to add this iconic 1951 Bowman rookie card of New York Yankees great Mickey Mantle.
According to PSA, it’s the only recognized rookie card of Mantle’s making it that much more valuable.
While finding one in good condition is the key to its great value, even one that is graded a Poor PSA 1 is fetching over $1,000.
See below for two cards up for auction on eBay currently and one that you can buy now for much more (and in much better condition).
1. 1951 Bowman #253 Mickey Mantle New York Yankees RC Rookie HOF PSA 1
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2. 1951 Bowman #253 Mickey Mantle Yankees RC Rookie PSA 5 (MC) ” ICONIC CARD “
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3. Mickey Mantle 1951 Bowman TRUE ROOKIE CARD! # 253 PSA 6 NQ!
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