New York Yankees Rookie Card Guide - 2012 MLB Postseason Edition

New York Yankees Rookie Card Guide – 2012 MLB Postseason Edition

The New York Yankees find themselves in familiar territory this October. They're in the postseason, yet again, chasing their 28th World Series Championship. Of all the teams in the 2012 MLB Playoffs, the Yankees are the most stacked, at least as hobby favorites go.

The Yankees are led by Derek Jeter, Alex Rodriguez, Curtis Granderson, Robinson Cano and Mark Teixeira. However, should New York find themselves in the World Series, the feel-good story the could emerge is that of Ichiro Suzuki. The Japanese superstar has yet to win the World Series. He spent several years as the centerpiece of a horrible Seattle team. But a somewhat surprising deal to New York has led to renewed collector interest in the future Hall of Famer.

Below, you will find complete rookie card checklists of all of the Yankees' starters from the first game of their Division Series against the Baltimore Orioles. To shop for rookie cards, you can click on the player's name. We have also linked to eBay listings for key individual cards for your convenience.

Mark Teixeira, 1B

Robinson Cano, 2B

  • 2003 Bowman Draft Robinson Cano RC #BDP124
  • 2003 Bowman Chrome Draft Robinson Cano RC #BDP124
  • 2003 Bowman Heritage Robinson Cano RC #210
  • 2003 Topps Traded Robinson Cano RC #T200
  • 2003 Topps Chrome Traded Robinson Cano RC #T200
  • 2003 Topps Pristine Robinson Cano RC #179

Alex Rodriguez, 3B

Derek Jeter, SS

Ichiro Suzuki, OF

  • 2001 Absolute Memorabilia Ichiro Suzuki RC #195 #/700 Game-Used Base
  • 2001 Bowman Draft Ichiro Suzuki RC #BDP84
  • 2001 Bowman's Best Ichiro Suzuki RC #162 #/2999
  • 2001 Bowman Chrome Ichiro Suzuki RC #351 English
  • 2001 Bowman Chrome Ichiro Suzuki RC #351 Japanese
  • 2001 Bowman Heritage Ichiro Suzuki RC #352
  • 2001 Donruss Ichiro Suzuki RC #195 #/2001
  • 2001 Donruss Classics Ichiro Suzuki RC #146 #/585
  • 2001 Donruss Class of 2001 Ichiro Suzuki RC #251 #/625
  • 2001 Donruss Elite Ichiro Suzuki RC #195 #/900
  • 2001 Donruss Signature Ichiro Suzuki RC #146 #/330
  • 2001 E-X Ichiro Suzuki RC #105 #/1999
  • 2001 Fleer Authority Ichiro Suzuki RC #101 #/2001
  • 2001 Fleer Focus Ichiro Suzuki RC #247 #/999
  • 2001 Fleer Futures Ichiro Suzuki RC #230 #/2499
  • 2001 Fleer Platinum Ichiro Suzuki RC #252
  • 2001 Fleer Premium Ichiro Suzuki RC #231 #/1999
  • 2001 Fleer Game Time Ichiro Suzuki RC #91 #/2000
  • 2001 Fleer Genuine Ichiro Suzuki RC #101 #/1500
  • 2001 Fleer Legacy Ichiro Suzuki RC #101 #/799
  • 2001 Fleer Showcase Ichiro Suzuki RC #116 #/500
  • 2001 Fleer Tradition Ichiro Suzuki RC #452
  • 2001 Fleer Triple Crown Ichiro Suzuki RC #306 #/2999
  • 2001 Leaf Certified Materials Ichiro Suzuki RC #146 #/200 Game-Used Base
  • 2001 Leaf Limited Ichiro Suzuki RC #374 #/100 Game-Used Base
  • 2001 Leaf Rookies and Stars Ichiro Suzuki RC #251
  • 2001 MLB Showdown Pennant Run Ichiro Suzuki RC #169
  • 2001 SP Authentic Ichiro Suzuki RC #91 #/1250
  • 2001 SP Game Bat Milestone Ichiro Suzuki RC #91
  • 2001 SP Game Used Edition Ichiro Suzuki RC #63 #/500
  • 2001 SPx Ichiro Suzuki RC #150 Autographed Jersey
  • 2001 Studio Ichiro Suzuki RC #186 #/700
  • 2001 Sweet Spot Ichiro Suzuki RC #62 #/1000
  • 2001 Topps Ichiro Suzuki RC #726
  • 2001 Topps Chrome Traded Ichiro Suzuki RC #T266
  • 2001 Topps Gallery Ichiro Suzuki RC #151 English
  • 2001 Topps Gallery Ichiro Suzuki RC #151 Japanese
  • 2001 Topps Reserve Ichiro Suzuki RC #151 #/1170
  • 2001 UD Reserve Ichiro Suzuki RC #181 #/2500
  • 2001 Ultra Ichiro Suzuki RC #278 with T.Shinjo #/1499
  • 2001 Upper Deck Ichiro Suzuki RC #271
  • 2001 Upper Deck Evolution Ichiro Suzuki RC #91 #/2500
  • 2001 Upper Deck Gold Glove Ichiro Suzuki RC #135 #/500
  • 2001 Upper Deck MVP Ichiro Suzuki RC #60
  • 2001 Upper Deck Ovation Ichiro Suzuki RC #76 #/2000
  • 2001 Upper Deck Pros and Prospects Ichiro Suzuki RC #136 #/500 Game-Used Jersey
  • 2001 Upper Deck Ultimate Collection Ichiro Suzuki RC #120 #/250 Autograph
  • 2001 Upper Deck Victory Ichiro Suzuki RC #564
  • 2001 Upper Deck Vintage Ichiro Suzuki RC #346

Nick Swisher, OF

Curtis Granderson, OF

Russell Martin, C

  • 2005 Bowman Russell Martin RC #224
  • 2005 Bowman Chrome Russell Martin RC #224
  • 2005 Bowman's Best Russell Martin RC #265 #/799
  • 2005 Bowman Heritage Russell Martin RC #259
  • 2005 Bowman Sterling Russell Martin RC #RM Autographed Jersey
  • 2005 SP Authentic Russell Martin RC #165 #/185
  • 2005 SPX Russell Martin RC #159 #/185
  • 2005 Topps Updates and Highlights Russell Martin RC #UH234
  • 2005 Topps Chrome Updates and Highlights Russell Martin RC #UH119
  • 2005 Upper Deck Artifacts Russell Martin RC #75
  • 2005 Upper Deck Old Judge Russell Martin RC #271
  • 2005 Upper Deck Origins Russell Martin RC #271
  • 2005 Upper Deck Reflections Russell Martin RC #271
  • 2005 Upper Deck Sweet Spot Russell Martin RC #158
  • 2005 Upper Deck Ultimate Collection Russell Martin RC #201 #/275
  • 2005 Upper Deck Ultimate Signature Russell Martin RC #174 #/125 Autograph
  • 2005 Upper Deck Update Russell Martin RC #159 #/599

Raul Ibanez, DH

  • 1996 Bowman Raul Ibanez RC #267
  • 1996 Bowman's Best Raul Ibanez RC #172
  • 1996 Collector's Choice Raul Ibanez RC #431
  • 1996 Fleer Update Raul Ibanez RC #U81
  • 1996 Topps Raul Ibanez RC #432 with Paul Konerko, Mike Figga and Julio Mosquera
  • 1996 Ultra Raul Ibanez RC #413

C.C. Sabathia, SP

Top eBay Listings

2 1994 Upper Deck UD Derek Jeter Top Prospects RC 1 electric diamond Card# 550
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ROBINSON CANO Mariners 2002 Greensboro 1st minor league rookie BGS BCCG 10 MINT
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ROBINSON CANO Mariners 2003 Bowman Heritage rookie graded BGS BCCG 10 MINT !
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1993 Topps #98 Derek Jeter RC Rookie Card
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DEREK JETER 1993 SCORE DRAFT PICK ROOKIE RC #489 MINT! NY YANKEES HOF! ))
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2001 topps traded #t99 ICHIRO SUZUKI ALBERT PUJOLS rookie BGS 9.5 (10 9.5 9.5 9)
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DEREK JETER 1992 CLASSIC 4-SPORT#231 BECKETT BGS "GRADED BCCG-10" ROOKIE RC CARD
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ROOKIE CARD GMA GRADE 1993 UPPER DECK DEREK JETER#449 HOT CARD NEW YORK YANKEES
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ICHIRO SUZUKI 2001 Donruss Classics (#146) ROOKIE #437 585 Mariners RC Marlins
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2005 Topps Rookie Cup #100 Derek Jeter New York Yankees
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2008 Topps All Rookie Team any 10 you pick Jeter Pujols
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1992 Front Row DEREK JETER High School ROOKIE Uncut Sheet! Rare! 92 Baseball
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Ryan is a former member of The Cardboard Connection Writing Staff. His 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.

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