Despite having not played a professional game since 2003, Michael Jordan cards remain a driving force in the hobby. New cards, old cards, high-end and low-end—anything with MJ's face and name draws attention. However, there are few surprises when it comes to the hottest Michael Jordan cards. Rookies, autographs and memorabilia cards are always among the most popular options on the market.
Even still, the Michael Jordan card phenomenon goes beyond ink and jerseys. Rare inserts and parallels can also command thousands of dollars and his high-grade rookies set and break records. For many it's hard to fathom why these cards can go so high. But Jordan's reach goes far beyond the standard market. It's global.
Below is a real-time ranking of the 50 most-watched Michael Jordan 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.
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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.
Why are jordans auto’s so much diffent in price from one to another and jersry cards so differnt in price? I mean one go’s for acouple hunderd and some go for thousands? And whats up with retro card some of these sucker are 10 of thousands. Mark
Because Michael Jordan was good. But I still don’t know why. Reggie Wayne was a good shooter and ball handler, but his cards are all about the same price. So I think most of micheals cards should be about the same price. It’s not fair that they cost so much. I mean like the lowest price for one of his cards is $200. That’s to much stinkin money.
If you really want to get a Jordan auto then buy a box of sp authentic, or some other UD basketball product! Exquisite gives a good chance and you can usually offset a large chunk of the cost by selling the other cards. The cost of Jordan’s autos and cards are so expensive because he quite literally is the Babe Ruth of basketball. A lot of good players played in Ruth’s time, but not many are known at all today.
What is the current book value for the 86 Star Jordan #117 card in Gem condition? I do not have the latest pricing guide.
I have a Gem one that I want to sell at a fair price. firstname.lastname@example.org
I have over 5.000 jordan cards as kid growing up and collected for many yrs after there was not a grading system my question is where can I sell my cards that are not graded but in individual sleeves in mint condition.plese tell me what I can do .
Yes I’ve got a Johnny Unitas rookie slabbed and graded and also have a Jordan rookie#57slabbed and graded show DiMaggio slabbed and graded and also a ty-Cobb slabbed and graded and many more I’m trying to sale Mickey mantel autographed slabbed and graded Roberto Clemente if any one is interested email me.
50 plus MJ.and a lot of trading cards. Call to
Check everything for sale. All genuine won’t accept money until you confirm and grade it.But not mailing it. Willing to meet.you have my number. Thanks again and sorry if I’m being redundant and looking desperate because I am.
I have a Upper Deck 93-94 card one side has Will Chamberlin 1966 scoring titles & the other side has 1987-1993 seven straight Michael Jordan …..also fleer 93-94 Michael Jordan card # 28 does either card have any value?
All of us have Jordan to sell .AND I THOUGHT I HAVE SOMETHING RARE.APPARENTLY ALL OF US HAVE RARE JORDAN CARDS ..AND. ALSO I HAVE PREDICTOR. AND MULTIPLES OF SAME NUMBERED WITH JORDAN AS A SYMBOL OR AUTHENTICATES IT RIGHT?
CARDS THAT MATCHES the number and rookie card inserts.even tells colors and signature or whatever marks are sometimes .lots of doubles and Test cards? Not in list .maybe the store I used to by our cards was a drop point for it ..is that possible?. Numbered cards are also in certain locations…lots 2 C
I have a #MJ48 Jordan Tribute in mint condition cased in a plastic enclosure. It’s a 1997 Upper Deck card. “Authentic” is on it. mj impressions is also on it. Both in gold writing. I can’t find anything about it at all. I looked for hours. Is there anything someone can tell me about this card? If so, thank you in advance. I appreciate any feedback~ Thank you!
I have an MJ Timeframe card. 94-95. says 3/19/95: The superstar is back down the side and I cant find anything about it at all. I don’t know if im searching the wrong stuff or not but does anyone know anything about it?
HELP??? Anyone know if there is a MICHAEL JORDAN CARD PRICE GUIDE-out there?? I sure would appreciate finding one so I can finally get my cards priced in case I decide to sell any. There has to be one out there some where since there are so many of his cards out there.Hope some one has info to get one,thanks. Al
I have 2 Upper Deck MVP MJ exclusives Michael Jordan basketball cards numbers 182 and 191, 4 sharp corners on each. Have seen on eBay what they can be sold for. Wondering if someone can tell me what the real value of these cards are.