A NEW KING
Sports Card Monthly|March 2021
1952 TOPPS MICKEY MANTLE SELLS FOR $5.2 MILLION – HIGHEST EVER FOR A BASEBALL CARD
RYAN CRACKNELL

Mike Trout’s reign on top of the baseball card world was shortlived. A 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle has sold for a record-breaking $5.2 million, making it the most ever paid for a baseball card and sports card.

Graded a Mint PSA 9, one of six copies to achieve the grade from the company, the sale came through a private sale. The new owner is Rob Gough. The entrepreneur and actor has launched several startups. He currently owns DOPE, a streetwear and lifestyle brand that also sells CBD products.

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