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 Mike Trout RC Rookie PSA 10 Gem Mint #US175 Angels

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# of Bids: 44
Current Bid: $4000
Auction Ends: 08-May-2021 02:05
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2011 Topps Update Diamond Anniversary Mike Trout ROOKIE RC #US175 PSA 9 MINT

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# of Bids: 49
Current Bid: $6100
Auction Ends: 08-May-2021 04:05
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2011 Bowman Chrome Mike Trout ROOKIE RC #175 PSA 10 GEM MINT

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# of Bids: 38
Current Bid: $2800
Auction Ends: 08-May-2021 03:05
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2011 Topps Update #US175 Mike Trout Angels RC Rookie PSA 10 " HIGH END "

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# of Bids: 32
Current Bid: $3100
Auction Ends: 11-May-2021 03:05
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2009 BOWMAN STERLING PROSPECTS #MT MIKE TROUT AU, BGS 9.5 GEM MINT, AUTO!

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# of Bids: 50
Current Bid: $3200
Auction Ends: 09-May-2021 21:05
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Mike Trout 2011 Topps Update Series #US175 Angels RC Rookie Gem Mint PSA 10

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# of Bids: 63
Current Bid: $2850
Auction Ends: 11-May-2021 03:05
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💥2011 Topps Update Mike Trout Rookie RC #US175 BGS 9.5 GEM MINT...📈🔥🔥

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# of Bids: 27
Current Bid: $1025
Auction Ends: 09-May-2021 01:05
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2011 Topps Update Mike Trout ROOKIE RC #US175 BGS 9.5 GEM MINT 3x 9.5

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# of Bids: 7
Current Bid: $985
Auction Ends: 09-May-2021 03:05
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2011 TOPPS UPDATE MIKE TROUT US175 RC MINT PSA 9

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# of Bids: 20
Current Bid: $1325
Auction Ends: 08-May-2021 01:05
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2011 Bowman Chrome #101 Mike Trout Rookie Card Angels

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# of Bids: 43
Current Bid: $242.49
Auction Ends: 06-May-2021 22:05
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2011 Bowman Chrome Draft #101 Mike Trout Angels RC Rookie PSA 10 " PRISTINE "

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# of Bids: 28
Current Bid: $1225
Auction Ends: 11-May-2021 03:05
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2011 Topps Update Mike Trout RC #US175 BGS 9.5 TRUE GEM MINT!! PSA10 CROSSOVER

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# of Bids: 44
Current Bid: $1625
Auction Ends: 07-May-2021 03:05
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2011 Topps Update Mike Trout psa 10

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# of Bids: 1
Current Bid: $3500
Auction Ends: 09-May-2021 21:05
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2012 Topps Chrome #144 Mike Trout Angels RC Rookie PSA 10 GEM MINT

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# of Bids: 25
Current Bid: $305
Auction Ends: 07-May-2021 03:05
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2011 Bowman Chrome Mike Trout Refractor Rookie RC Card #101 BGS 9.5 Gem Mint G7

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# of Bids: 36
Current Bid: $405
Auction Ends: 11-May-2021 01:05
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2011 Topps Update Mike Trout RC

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# of Bids: 6
Current Bid: $1175
Auction Ends: 07-May-2021 00:05
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2011 Bowman Chrome Mike Trout Rookie Rc PSA 10 🔥🔥📈📈

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# of Bids: 48
Current Bid: $1075
Auction Ends: 08-May-2021 18:05
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2011 Topps Update Cognac Diamond Anniversary Mike Trout ROOKIE RC #US175 PSA 9

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# of Bids: 27
Current Bid: $810
Auction Ends: 13-May-2021 00:05
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Mike Trout 2013 Topps Series 1 Sliding #27 Target Red Border Rookie Cup

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# of Bids: 8
Current Bid: $49
Auction Ends: 08-May-2021 20:05
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2011 Bowman Sterling Gold Refractor Mike Trout ROOKIE RC AUTO /50 BGS 9.5 PMJS

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# of Bids: 11
Current Bid: $1691
Auction Ends: 13-May-2021 00:05
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2010 Bowman Platinum #PP5 Mike Trout Angels RC Rookie PSA 10 " PRISTINE "

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# of Bids: 31
Current Bid: $930
Auction Ends: 11-May-2021 03:05
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2021 TOPPS TIER ONE SEALED HOBBY BOX (2 Auto/1 Relic) IN HAND FAST SHIP! NEW

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# of Bids: 35
Current Bid: $167.5
Auction Ends: 06-May-2021 23:05
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2011 Topps Heritage MIKE TROUT Minor League Edition Rookie RC PSA 9 MINT #44

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# of Bids: 21
Current Bid: $213.5
Auction Ends: 07-May-2021 23:05
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2018 Topps Brooklyn Collection Mike Trout Signed AUTO 21/25 Angels

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# of Bids: 18
Current Bid: $350
Auction Ends: 11-May-2021 01:05
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2011 Finest #94 Mike Trout - PSA 9 - Los Angeles Angels

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# of Bids: 14
Current Bid: $375
Auction Ends: 07-May-2021 16:05
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