Albert Pujols is right behind Ichiro in the PSA-Graded Baseball Rookie Card market.
Albert Pujols is right behind Ichiro in the PSA-Graded Baseball Rookie Card market.

Ebay Market Report
In every sport it's fairly easy to identify the hot players and the hot cards. In the last issue of the PSA Insider (Jan. 8) we identified cards that were selling well on eBay, including those of Ichiro Suzuki, Michael Jordan, Tom Brady and Patrick Roy. This week, it's four players who are equally as popular, if not more so, depending on the sport. Take a look at how their cards are selling:

Albert Pujols

Next to Ichiro, Pujols was the hottest rookie in baseball in the 2001 season.

2001 SP Authentic #126: PSA 10. Sold for $275.00. This card is factory numbered out of 1,250.

2001 SP Chirography #AP: PSA 10. Sold for $179.01.

2001 Topps Finest Autograph Refractor: PSA 9. Sold for $122.24.

2001 Topps Finest RC #FAAP: PSA 9. Sold for $103.50.

2001 Topps Reserve Auto. Card: PSA 8. Sold for $81.00.

2001 Topps Chrome Traded #T247: PSA 10. Sold for $78.00.

Marshall Faulk

1994 SP #3: PSA 10. Sold for $535.00. PSA 9 versions of this card sold for $85. This is Marshall's Rookie Card.

1994 SP Die-Cut #3: PSA 9. Sold for $124.73. This is the die-cut version of Marshall's Rookie Card and in a PSA 10 is a much more valuable card.

1994 Fleer Exchange #3: PSA 10. Sold for $306.55.

1994 Stadium Club #327: PSA 10. Sold for $47.00.

Kobe Bryant

1996 Topps Chrome Refractor #138: PSA 10. Sold for $6,100.00.

1995 Topps Chrome (Regular card) #138: PSA 10. Sold for $1,000.00.

1996 Topps Draft Redemption #DP13. Sold for $710.00.

1996-97 Topps Youthquake #Y015: PSA 10. Sold for $406.00.

1996 Bowman Atomic Refractor: PSA 10. Sold for $1,281.00.

1996 Ultra #52: PSA 10. Sold for $560.00.

1996 T.S.C. Members Only #52: PSA 10. Sold for $495.00.

1996 SkyBox Z-Force #342: PSA 10. Sold for $393.88.

Wayne Gretzky

Even though Wayne Gretzky is no longer a player, in the hockey card market he is still Michael Jordan. And his rookie card sells for big bucks whether it's a PSA 9 or a PSA 8. There's even been some trading of PSA 7 and PSA 6 versions of this card.

1979-80 Topps RC #18: PSA 9. Sold for $1,825.00.
PSA 8 version - $610.00.
PSA 7 version - $177.59.
PSA 6 version - $133.01.

1980-81 Topps #250: PSA 7. Sold for $40.00.

1983-84 Topps #29: PSA 8. Sold for $96.00.

1991-92 opc #522: PSA 10. Sold for $35.00.

Kobe Bryant PSA-graded cards continue to light up the eBay basketball card market, and...
Kobe Bryant PSA-graded cards continue to light up the eBay basketball card market, and...
...Gretzky PSA-graded cards are doing the same in hockey.
...Gretzky PSA-graded cards are doing the same in hockey.