Mike Trout rookie cards have been among the hottest hobby items since his Rookie of the Year campaign in 2012.

That tends to happen when you establish yourself as probably the best player in the game at the tender age of 20 and then just keep piling on over the next decade.

With Trout having played in his tenth Major League season during the pandemic-shortened summer of 2020, that means he’s fully qualified for Hall of Fame eligibility down the road. He’s already a first-ballot lock (and has been for awhile), so the only question is … how will he stack up against the greatest of the great when his career if finally fully in the books.

While other players (like Mookie Betts and Bryce Harper) have challenged Trout for one-season supremacy during his run with the Angels, no one (ever) has put together the sustained excellence as the Halos’ centerfielder has over the first decade of his career.

So it’s little wonder that Mike Trout baseball cards jumped to the front of the line and stayed there, almost always appearing on the list of “most expensive” cards sold on eBay and through other venues for any given period of time.

And, thanks to the breadth of the modern card market, there is sure to be a Trout card (or a hundred!) to satisfy just about any collecting taste. Awhile back, for instance, we ran down ten Mike Trout baseball cards that will tickle the older collector’s fancy.

But, as with just about any player, it’s Trout’s rookie cards that have really lit up the hobby over the years, and they continue to draw all sorts of collector interest wherever and whenever they turn up.

To wit, the listings below lay out the most watched Mike Trout rookie cards on eBay, and they’re updated several times a day so you always know what’s trending as the Millville Meteor continues his march towards Cooperstown.

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2011 Topps Update #US175 Mike Trout PSA GEM MINT 10 Rookie RC

Watchers: 100  
# of Bids: 45
Current Bid: $2075
Auction Ends: 18-Sep-2021 20:09
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MIKE TROUT 2011 TOPPS UPDATE #175 RC ROOKIE CARD ANGELS SP PSA 10 GEM MINT

Watchers: 75  
# of Bids: 49
Current Bid: $2475
Auction Ends: 20-Sep-2021 03:09
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MIKE TROUT BGS 9 2011 TOPPS UPDATE BASEBALL #US175 ROOKIE CARD RC ANGELS .5 AWAY

Watchers: 65  
# of Bids: 43
Current Bid: $910
Auction Ends: 17-Sep-2021 02:09
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MIKE TROUT PSA 7 2011 TOPPS UPDATE BASEBALL #US175 ROOKIE CARD RC ANGELS 2059

Watchers: 57  
# of Bids: 29
Current Bid: $730
Auction Ends: 17-Sep-2021 02:09
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2011 Topps Update MIKE TROUT Rookie #US175 Baseball Card PSA 10 Gem Mint

Watchers: 50  
# of Bids: 1
Current Bid: $2950
Auction Ends: 20-Sep-2021 02:09
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2011 Bowman Draft Baseball #101 Mike Trout rookie card Angels NM-M condition

Watchers: 49  
# of Bids: 16
Current Bid: $31
Auction Ends: 20-Sep-2021 06:09
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2011 Bowman Chrome Mike Trout Rookie Card PSA 10 #175.

Watchers: 37  
# of Bids: 5
Current Bid: $118.5
Auction Ends: 23-Sep-2021 03:09
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2021 Topps Chrome Baseball Retail Blaster Box of 32 Cards Factory sealed

Watchers: 35  
# of Bids: 4
Current Bid: $29
Auction Ends: 18-Sep-2021 16:09
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2021 Topps Chrome Rookie Card Auto, Triston McKenzie, Indians

Watchers: 31  
# of Bids: 16
Current Bid: $16.5
Auction Ends: 17-Sep-2021 02:09
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Mike Trout 2012 Topps Heritage Baseball Card #207 Los Angeles Angels Rookie

Watchers: 30  
# of Bids: 13
Current Bid: $35.34
Auction Ends: 19-Sep-2021 01:09
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Mike Trout 2010 Topps Pro Debut #181 Rookie Card PSA 10

Watchers: 26  
# of Bids: 58
Current Bid: $1125
Auction Ends: 17-Sep-2021 14:09
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2011 Bowman's Best RC Angels MIKE TROUT Rookie Card PSA 10 GEM

Watchers: 25  
# of Bids: 25
Current Bid: $305
Auction Ends: 19-Sep-2021 17:09
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2011 Bowman MIKE TROUT #TP90 Topps 100 Rookie Card RC ANGELS - 1

Watchers: 24  
# of Bids: 5
Current Bid: $8.5
Auction Ends: 19-Sep-2021 01:09
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2011 Bowman MIKE TROUT #TP90 Topps 100 Rookie Card RC ANGELS - 2

Watchers: 23  
# of Bids: 8
Current Bid: $15.5
Auction Ends: 19-Sep-2021 01:09
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MIKE TROUT #263 ROOKIE Baseball Card 2011 TOPPS (2)

Watchers: 23  
# of Bids: 22
Current Bid: $51
Auction Ends: 19-Sep-2021 01:09
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2011 MIKE TROUT BOWMAN CHROME ROOKIE CARD #175 GRADED BGS 9.5 GEM MINT 10 Sub

Watchers: 23  
# of Bids: 3
Current Bid: $515
Auction Ends: 24-Sep-2021 15:09
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Sports Card Lot 300 Rookie Auto Patch # Herbert Prizm Hurts Pache Trout 🔥🔥

Watchers: 23  
# of Bids: 8
Current Bid: $26
Auction Ends: 19-Sep-2021 00:09
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2011 TOPPS PRO DEBUT MIKE TROUT ALL-STAR INSERT ROOKIE CARD #SA13 NM-MT

Watchers: 21  
# of Bids: 8
Current Bid: $16.5
Auction Ends: 19-Sep-2021 01:09
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2011 Topps Update Baseball HOBBY Pack 10 Cards Factory Sealed $.01 Start! Trout

Watchers: 21  
# of Bids: 18
Current Bid: $66
Auction Ends: 19-Sep-2021 02:09
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HUGE 425+ CARD GU/AUTO STAR RC REFRACTOR PRIZM #'D LOT - TATIS ACUNA TROUT SOTO+

Watchers: 20  
# of Bids: 25
Current Bid: $88.41
Auction Ends: 16-Sep-2021 22:09
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Sports Card Lot 200 Rare Rookie Auto Patch Burrow HGA Graded 9 # Herbert Ohtani!

Watchers: 19  
# of Bids: 23
Current Bid: $76
Auction Ends: 19-Sep-2021 19:09
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600 Baseball REFRACTORS ONLY Big Card Lot Rare Stars New Hot Dealer Resale Optic

Watchers: 19  
# of Bids: 22
Current Bid: $150.5
Auction Ends: 22-Sep-2021 02:09
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3- 2012 Mike Trout ROOKIE cards Gypsy Queen, Topps, Topps Finest

Watchers: 18  
# of Bids: 12
Current Bid: $33
Auction Ends: 16-Sep-2021 19:09
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Sports Card Lot 300 Auto Rookie Green Prizm Wilson Herbert Jones Burrow 🔥🔥

Watchers: 18  
# of Bids: 10
Current Bid: $26
Auction Ends: 19-Sep-2021 01:09
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2011 Bowman Mike Trout Topps 100 Prospect Rookie Card RC #TP90 Angels V833

Watchers: 18  
# of Bids: 7
Current Bid: $18.5
Auction Ends: 19-Sep-2021 04:09
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