The Most Valuable Sports Trading Cards Ever Sold

24. George Mikan 1948 (Bowman) – $435,399

George Mikan 1948 (Bowman)
Etsy / Seller unknown

The first of only four basketball cards on this list features the awkward and goofy image of Minneapolis Lakers center George Mikan. This 1948 Bowman card sold for $435,399 on December 6, 2015, at SCP Auctions. Another copy of the card sold for $218,5000 on December 13, 2009.