Driven by prospectors looking for the first cards of tomorrow's stars, 2012 Bowman Chrome Baseball offers plenty of different options to chase. Many collectors stick with the Prospect Autographs, available in a rainbow of different colors. Added to the mix are several prospect variations that could offer solid value later on down the line given their rarity.
And while the Prospects inserts may lead 2012 Bowman Chrome Baseball, there's still plenty of other cards capturing the attention of collectors. They may not be high-end cards, but Bryce Harper, Yu Darvish and Yoenis Cespedes are among those with rookie cards in the base set. Other highlights include the continuation of Bowman Black autographs, Futures Game hat redemptions and die-cut Legends in the Making Autographs.
Below is a real-time ranking of the 50 most-watched 2012 Bowman Chrome Baseball 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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| E-Mail Author 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.