When the topic of sports trading cards comes up, it's usually baseball cards that first come to mind. However, even the sports of basketball, football, hockey, and even soccer have been known to bring forth trading cards of their own. Whenever there is an iconic player of any given sport that happens to have either a rookie card or a special edition card, it seems as if destiny has in mind for that card to become a priceless item. Among collectors who have and are willing to pay the money for it, spending top dollar as high as in the millions doesn't seem to be a big issue among them. As in the case of American quarterback, Joe Burrow, one doesn't have to worry about spending at least five million to own a highly coveted card with his name and image on it. They may, however, have to spend at least a few hundred dollars for it.
About Joe Burrow
Born on December 10, 1996, in Ames, Iowa, Joeseph Lee Burrow became a quarterback for the Cincinnati Bengals of the National Football League (NFL) when he was recruited after playing college football at LSU. While in college, he won the Heisman Trophy and the 2020 College Football Playoff National Championship as a senior. This resulted in him becoming the first overall NFL draft pick in 2020, which the Bengals wasted no time capitalizing on. Unfortunately for Burrow, his rookie season with the Cincinnati Bengals resulted in an injury that cut it short. However, his second season saw him lead the Bengals to its first playoff win wince 1990. This ended the longest active drought among the four major North American sports. Joe Burrow's performance was instrumental in the Cincinnati Bengals to finally make an appearance at a Super Bowl game since 1988. The Super Bowl LVI has the Cincinnati Bengals pitted against the Los Angeles Rams, which is scheduled for February 13, 2022.
Joe Burrow currently holds the Bengals' team record for passer ratings, completion percentage, and single-game passing yards. He is currently tied with Boomer Esiason for the most playoff wins. He is the son of Jim Burrows, who was also a noted football player, then a coach, that has seen a career last for over forty years. The legacy of the Burrows name isn't strictly with football. Joe's grandfather played college basketball out of Mississippi State. As for Joe Burrow, he was in attendance of the 2002 Rose Bowl when he was five years old while his father was an assistant coach for Nebraska's team. From that point on, Joe Burrow's path to becoming a football star officially began.
Five Most Expensive Joe Burrow Football Cards
In just a short period of time, the value of Joe Burrow's football cards has spiked, thanks to this star quarterback's impressive performance that saw him dominate become a standout in college football and now as a standout in the NFL. So far, the five most expensive Joe Burrow football cards have taken a significant jump ever since leading the Cincinnati Bengals out of its playful drought into its first Super Bowl championship in over thirty years. Should the Bengals win the LVI Super Bowl, expect the price tag for any Joe Burrow football card to rise even further.
5. 2020 Panini National Treasures Burrow, Herbert, Tagovailoa, Love (NFL Gear Quad Materials-Laundry Tags NFLPA Logo) ($4,200.00)
On November 28, 2021, via Heritage Auction's online bidding site, this 2020 Panini National Treasures football card featuring the quarterback talent of Joe Burrow, Justin Herbert, Tua Tagovailoa, and Jordan Love sporting the NFL Gear Quad Materials-Laundry tags NFLPA logo was purchased for $4,200.00 USD, beating out twelve other bids in order to take home the prize. However, according to Heritage Auction, this same card is up for grabs if anybody is willing to start with a bid of $7,350.00 USD.
4. 2020 National Treasures Holo Silver Joe Burrow RPA RC Patch AUTO /25 PSA 9 ($4,494.00)
Sold on eBay's online auction site for $4,494.00 USD on November 2, 2021, this 2020 National Treasures Holo Silver Joe Burrow RPA RC Patch AUTO /25 PSA 9 football card was registered with the certification number 63211234 on PSA's certification site. The seller, probstein123, is a familiar name on the eBay auction site that frequently buys and sells collector cards from a variety of popular sports.
3. 2020 Panini Chronicles Draft Picks Donruss Optic Rated Rookies Joe Burrow (Signature Gold) #1 PSA Gem Mint 10 ($7,200.00)
As reported on Heritage Auctions, this 2020 Panini Chronicles Draft Picks Donruss Optic Rated Rookies Joe Burrow (Signature Gold) #1 PSA Gem Mint 10 football card was auctioned off for $7,200.00 USD on December 10, 2020. Since then, the buyer seems to be open for offers, starting at $11,000.00 USD should anybody be interested.
2. 2020 National Treasures Joe Burrow Rookie Patch Auto PSA 10 Holo 17/25 RC Gem ($7,389.84)
A 2020 National Treasures Joe Burrow Rookie Patch Auto PSA 10 Holo 17/25 RC Gem card was sold to the successful bidder of an eBay auction on December 6, 2021, for $7,369.84 USD. The card was listed on the online auction site by its seller, buckswin07 with the certification number 63513110. This PSA-10 graded football card is as good as it gets, suggesting there are no flaws to the card to be found due to erosion or any other factor.
1. 2020 National Treasures Holo Silver Joe Burrow RC Patch AUTO 4/25 PSA 10 ($9,077.77)
On November 22, 2021, a bidder from eBay Auction paid $9,077.77 USD for a 2020 Joe Burrow football card from the registered seller, probstein123. According to PSA's records, there are only two known copies of the 2020 National Treasure Holo Silver Joe Burrow RC Patch card that is rated at a PSA-10 grade, which is as close to perfect condition as it gets for a collector's card.
Written by Dana Hanson
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