50 Hottest Mickey Mantle Cards

50 Hottest Mickey Mantle Cards

1952 Topps Mickey Mantle cardWhen it comes to baseball cards, Mickey Mantle is king. He remains a cornerstone of any new release that he's in. His vintage cards from his playing days are among the most sought after in their respective sets. Even when ranked alongside the many Yankee greats, Mickey Mantle is the king of the hobby world.

The 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle is probably the most famous baseball card released since the end of WWII. Other than the the T206 Honus Wagner, it's probably the most famous card of all-time. Vintage Mickey Mantle cards, not just his early ones, rank among the top cards of every set they're in. In some instances, veteran Mantles outsell rookies of Hall of Famers within the same set.

Even after his passing in August, 1995, new Mickey Mantle cards have continued to hit the market. Topps, Fleer and Upper Deck have all had deals with his estate to ensure collectors are able to go after the beloved hero. Modern releases have focused a lot on autographs and memorabilia cards. However, even modern base cards and standard inserts command attention.

Below is a real-time ranking of the 50 most-watched Mickey Mantle cards currently listed on eBay. The primary factor that influences an auction's popularity is the number of watchers it has, though there are some additional proprietary metrics that factor into the rankings as well.

183 watchers
Bids: 35
Current Bid/Price (USD): $4888.88
Time Left: 5 days 7 hours 24 minutes 16 seconds
165 watchers
Bids: 21
Current Bid/Price (USD): $12200.00
Time Left: 5 days 7 hours 24 minutes 36 seconds
108 watchers
Bids: 22
Current Bid/Price (USD): $5100.00
Time Left: 5 days 5 hours 39 minutes 56 seconds
100 watchers
Bids: 26
Current Bid/Price (USD): $2130.00
Time Left: 4 days 9 hours 38 minutes 36 seconds
92 watchers
Bids: 34
Current Bid/Price (USD): $4950.00
Time Left: 6 days 7 hours 18 minutes 56 seconds
74 watchers
Bids: 15
Current Bid/Price (USD): $1390.00
Time Left: 5 days 8 hours 45 minutes 56 seconds
67 watchers
Bids: 15
Current Bid/Price (USD): $1236.00
Time Left: 5 days 8 hours 4 minutes 56 seconds
65 watchers
Bids: 14
Current Bid/Price (USD): $1780.00
Time Left: 4 hours 17 minutes 13 seconds
52 watchers
Bids: 27
Current Bid/Price (USD): $475.00
Time Left: 5 days 8 hours 45 minutes 36 seconds
48 watchers
Bids: 16
Current Bid/Price (USD): $1575.00
Time Left: 1 day 10 hours 5 minutes 59 seconds
47 watchers
Bids: 11
Current Bid/Price (USD): $1261.00
Time Left: 6 days 5 hours 38 minutes 36 seconds
46 watchers
Bids: 13
Current Bid/Price (USD): $2800.00
Time Left: 2 days 6 hours 47 minutes 5 seconds
46 watchers
Bids: 18
Current Bid/Price (USD): $710.08
Time Left: 6 days 8 hours 44 minutes 36 seconds
45 watchers
Bids: 17
Current Bid/Price (USD): $305.00
Time Left: 4 days 5 hours 51 minutes 24 seconds
45 watchers
Bids: 20
Current Bid/Price (USD): $1651.00
Time Left: 6 days 6 hours 7 minutes 36 seconds
44 watchers
Bids: 12
Current Bid/Price (USD): $526.00
Time Left: 5 days 8 hours 46 minutes 16 seconds
44 watchers
Bids: 7
Current Bid/Price (USD): $6100.00
Time Left: 6 days 8 hours 52 minutes 54 seconds
42 watchers
Bids: 23
Current Bid/Price (USD): $315.00
Time Left: 6 hours 19 minutes 25 seconds
42 watchers
Bids: 20
Current Bid/Price (USD): $810.00
Time Left: 6 days 7 hours 49 minutes 36 seconds
39 watchers
Bids: 13
Current Bid/Price (USD): $835.00
Time Left: 6 days 6 hours 7 minutes 16 seconds
38 watchers
Bids: 30
Current Bid/Price (USD): $260.00
Time Left: 1 day 6 hours 50 minutes 27 seconds
37 watchers
Bids: 18
Current Bid/Price (USD): $760.00
Time Left: 6 days 7 hours 18 minutes 16 seconds
37 watchers
Bids: 21
Current Bid/Price (USD): $960.00
Time Left: 6 days 8 hours 18 minutes 36 seconds
37 watchers
Bids: 42
Current Bid/Price (USD): $760.00
Time Left: 7 days 1 hour 36 minutes 20 seconds
35 watchers
Bids: 5
Current Bid/Price (USD): $51.00
Time Left: 2 days 29 minutes 19 seconds
35 watchers
Bids: 18
Current Bid/Price (USD): $241.50
Time Left: 5 days 5 hours 36 minutes 16 seconds
35 watchers
Bids: 18
Current Bid/Price (USD): $172.50
Time Left: 5 days 5 hours 38 minutes 56 seconds
35 watchers
Bids: 11
Current Bid/Price (USD): $581.00
Time Left: 6 days 5 hours 38 minutes 16 seconds
35 watchers
Bids: 17
Current Bid/Price (USD): $405.01
Time Left: 6 days 7 hours 18 minutes 36 seconds
35 watchers
Bids: 13
Current Bid/Price (USD): $860.00
Time Left: 6 days 8 hours 30 minutes 36 seconds
34 watchers
Bids: 17
Current Bid/Price (USD): $650.00
Time Left: 5 days 8 hours 5 minutes 16 seconds
32 watchers
Bids: 13
Current Bid/Price (USD): $369.00
Time Left: 6 days 5 hours 42 minutes 16 seconds
32 watchers
Bids: 10
Current Bid/Price (USD): $170.00
Time Left: 6 days 8 hours 43 minutes 56 seconds
31 watchers
Bids: 13
Current Bid/Price (USD): $43.00
Time Left: 1 day 8 hours 37 minutes 6 seconds
31 watchers
Bids: 15
Current Bid/Price (USD): $579.00
Time Left: 6 days 8 hours 37 minutes 36 seconds
29 watchers
Bids: 13
Current Bid/Price (USD): $181.00
Time Left: 1 day 6 hours 42 minutes 6 seconds
28 watchers
Bids: 27
Current Bid/Price (USD): $459.00
Time Left: 5 days 5 hours 39 minutes 16 seconds
28 watchers
Bids: 15
Current Bid/Price (USD): $565.56
Time Left: 6 days 7 hours 48 minutes 56 seconds
26 watchers
Bids: 11
Current Bid/Price (USD): $66.77
Time Left: 5 hours 26 minutes 44 seconds
26 watchers
Bids: 11
Current Bid/Price (USD): $51.00
Time Left: 1 day 6 hours 13 minutes 25 seconds
26 watchers
Bids: 11
Current Bid/Price (USD): $710.00
Time Left: 5 days 8 hours 34 minutes 56 seconds
26 watchers
Bids: 11
Current Bid/Price (USD): $1925.00
Time Left: 8 days 5 hours 36 minutes 44 seconds
25 watchers
Bids: 12
Current Bid/Price (USD): $100.17
Time Left: 4 days 8 hours 38 minutes 35 seconds
25 watchers
Bids: 22
Current Bid/Price (USD): $610.00
Time Left: 5 days 5 hours 39 minutes 36 seconds
24 watchers
Bids: 10
Current Bid/Price (USD): $112.12
Time Left: 7 hours 2 minutes 5 seconds
24 watchers
Bids: 13
Current Bid/Price (USD): $152.50
Time Left: 1 day 6 hours 41 minutes 25 seconds
23 watchers
Bids: 11
Current Bid/Price (USD): $449.00
Time Left: 6 days 8 hours 30 minutes 16 seconds
22 watchers
Bids: 14
Current Bid/Price (USD): $70.99
Time Left: 1 day 2 hours 51 minutes 26 seconds
22 watchers
Bids: 14
Current Bid/Price (USD): $233.50
Time Left: 1 day 6 hours 49 minutes 27 seconds


Ryan Cracknell

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Ryan's collecting origins began with winter bike rides to the corner store, tossing a couple of quarters onto the counter and peddling home with a couple packs of O-Pee-Chee hockey in his pocket. Today, he continues to build sets, go after inserts with cool technologies, chase Montreal Expos and finish off his John Jaha master collection. Ryan can be found on Twitter @tradercracks and Google+.

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