Who is Mookie Betts
Mookie Betts is an outfielder for the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Drafted by the Red Sox in 2011 in 5th round.
He got called up towards the end of the 2014 season.
His best year to date was in 2018 where he won the MVP, Gold Glove, and a World Series with the Red Sox.
2 years later, the Red Sox traded Mookie to the Dodgers.
Where he won another World Series in 2020.
Why are Mookie Betts Cards Expensive
Mookie Betts cards are expensive for a few reasons.
He won a MVP award
Mookies only played for Big Market Teams
Has a lot of WAR
Gary Vee has hyped him up
And Betts is on Track for the Hall of Fame.
A Note on Graded Cards
Graded Cards impact the price on a card.
PSA in general increases the price the most.
So look for a 10 or 9 when buying.
It confirms the card is real and that it is in good shape.
2013 Panini Prizm Perennial Draft Picks Mookie Betts #46
This is the first Mookie Betts Card.
Don’t fall for the Prizm name though.
While prizm is worth a ton in other sports
Baseball, panini doesn’t have the logos.
So this isn’t a super valuable card.
2014 Bowman Chrome Prospect Autographs Mookie Betts #BCAP-MB
The 1st bowman autos of superstars fetch top dollar.
Betts is one of a ton of stars featured in the 2014 set.
You can also find his base card in here as well.
2014 Rookie Cards
Best Paper Cards
2014 Topps Update Mookie Betts RC #US26
Update cards always go for top dollar.
The card Gary Vee hyped up.
Investors bought it up and jacked up the price.
There are a few different parallels of this card along with a sp where betts is in the dugout.
2014 Topps Heritage High Number Mookie Betts RC #H558
The heritage high number was an Online Exclusive.
You had to buy a 100-card set on Topp’s website and then break open the set to get the betts rookie.
Best Chrome Cards
2014 Topps Chrome Update Series Mookie Betts RC #US-20
While Betts isn’t included in the main chrome set, he does have an update rookie.
These were exclusive to target.
You can find a few different refractors of the card.
2014 Bowman Sterling Mookie Betts RC #17
The bowman sterling rookie is difficult to come across.
Since sterling is a hits first set, there are very few base cards.
If you do find his rookie, be on the lookout for different refractors.
Best Auto & Jersey Cards
2014 Topps Five Star Mookie Betts RC #FSA-MBE Autograph #/499
Five Star is a high end product topps has been producing.
The base is an on card auto /499
2014 Panini National Treasures Mookie Betts RC #210 Auto Jersey /99
Even though panini doesn’t have the MLB license, the Betts RPA is still super desirable.
It might not have the value of the Basketball or Football RPAs, but it’s still great to have in any collection.
How much is a Mookie Betts rookie card worth?
Mookie Betts cards can range from $10 to several thousands.
It depends on what you have.
Topps, Chrome, Autograph, and variations will increase the value.
And condition is always important
Betts long term potential
I can’t see Mookie Betts cards increasing much higher than current prices.
Unless he wins a few mvp awards.
His prices reflect a mid tier hall of famer, which Mookie will be.