Epic Cards: 2001 Bowman Chrome Albert Pujols Rookie Autograph

First, this was a big night in Game 3 of the World Series between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Texas Rangers. Albert Pujols decided to go yard 3 times which tied a record for most homers in a game with Reggie Jackson and Babe Ruth. His 6 RBIs also tied a record with Hideki Matsui and someone else…I can’t remember off the top of my head. And his 14 total bases is a new World Series record.

What is the most expensive card of “The Machine” or as I now dub him, “Senor Octubre”? That’s easy, the 2001 Bowman Chrome rookie autograph of his. There are only 500 copies of this autographed rookie card which means whenever one hits the market, there are some serious looks at it. These things can sell up for up to 5 figures, especially on a night where he put on a show like last night.

Now don’t go out there buying boxes and boxes of 2001 Bowman Chrome baseball. These were only available as redemption cards which have expired long ago. No one really knows how many of these are out on the market, but I’m guessing that number is less then the 500 made.

I know that I would much rather put my money towards one of these cards then a Bryce Harper rookie autograph which is coming out on the 10 year anniversary of the release of this great modern day card.


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4 Responses to Epic Cards: 2001 Bowman Chrome Albert Pujols Rookie Autograph

  1. Matt G says:

    This card is an amazing one. Who wouldnt want to own it and it can only go up after i assume STl will win the world series and he will be mvp

  2. Jodi says:

    I completely agree. As if he wasn’t already a legend, this World Series will probably cement his status next to Ruth and Mantle! Go Cards!
    PS. Be sure to check out my new eBay store for cards of the all-time greats. Click the link above and mention this blog to get 20% off shipping!

  3. mike says:

    worth about 2k that is all and going down

  4. kristen says:

    2k cmon man. this card is going up an up. mlb so desperate to have someone own the most sacred record in all of sport with no ties to steriods. unconfirmed rumor is 412 of the 500 were redeemed. just sold a bgs 8.5 for 3k. a bgs 9 goes for 4200. now he is in the AL where he can dh and add years to his career. beyond major injury id say about 95% he breaks the record. when he does it will be a 5 figure card. im buying all bgs 9s i can get hold off. its a steal at 4k

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