Ever since the dawn of online auction sites, collectors have been buying and selling baseball cards on eBay.

And, with the hobby boom of the 2020s, the ecommerce giant has become even more vital to moving cards from those who have them to those who want them.

On a typical day, thousands of new eBay listings are posted, offering up just about every kind of card you can imagine, and thousands of other lots change hands. But some cards — some listings — make a lot more noise than others, garnering loads of bids and collecting many other “watchers” as their sale progresses.

Keeping an eye on the trends among these “most watched” baseball cards on eBay can be a great way to keep up with the rapidly changing winds and sentiments in this hobby.

To help with that, we present below the hottest baseball cards on eBay right now as determined by the number of watchers.

And, if you like these sorts of hot-card listings, you might also enjoy some of the other up-to-date “most watched” lists we’ve put together:

Now, happy trend-watching!

(Note: The information below contains affiliate links to eBay baseball card listings)


MICKEY MANTLE 1952 TOPPS #311 RC ROOKIE PSA 4 VG-EX CENTERED NEW YORK YANKEES

Watchers: 278  
# of Bids: 82
Current Bid: $87100
Auction Ends: 05-Dec-2022 03:12
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2022 Bowman Chrome Samuel Zavala Rookie 1st Bowman Orange Refractor Auto /25 BR

Watchers: 165  
# of Bids: 35
Current Bid: $1250
Auction Ends: 01-Dec-2022 03:12
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2022 Topps Luminaries Babe Ruth Signature Game Used Bat CUT Autograph AUTO 1/1

Watchers: 159  
# of Bids: 18
Current Bid: $13300
Auction Ends: 06-Dec-2022 03:12
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1954 Topps #128 Henry Hank Aaron RC Rookie HOF PSA 7 NM " LOOKS NICER "

Watchers: 155  
# of Bids: 30
Current Bid: $10000
Auction Ends: 30-Nov-2022 04:11
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Mike Trout 2011 Topps Update #US175 RC Rookie BGS 10 Black Label POP

Watchers: 150  
# of Bids: 27
Current Bid: $6100
Auction Ends: 05-Dec-2022 02:12
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Babe Ruth Lou Gehrig HOF Multi Signed (11) 1933 Baseball PSA/DNA AUTO PSA LOA

Watchers: 143  
# of Bids: 48
Current Bid: $7100
Auction Ends: 30-Nov-2022 04:11
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1948 Leaf Jackie Robinson Rookie Card RC #79 PSA 3.5 VG+ Brooklyn Dodgers

Watchers: 137  
# of Bids: 33
Current Bid: $8077
Auction Ends: 01-Dec-2022 02:12
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2019 Leaf Ultimate The Immortal 4 Red Lionel Messi, Stephen Curry AUTO 1/1 BGS 9

Watchers: 136  
# of Bids: 42
Current Bid: $830
Auction Ends: 02-Dec-2022 03:12
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2018 Bowman Chrome Shohei Ohtani Rookie Auto RC Great Condition!

Watchers: 127  
# of Bids: 30
Current Bid: $1875
Auction Ends: 30-Nov-2022 02:11
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1952 TOPPS #261 WILLIE MAYS ROOKIE PSA 4 VG EX **Under Graded**

Watchers: 126  
# of Bids: 39
Current Bid: $5300
Auction Ends: 02-Dec-2022 03:12
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2016 Topps Cut Signatures Ty Cobb Detroit Tigers HOF 1/1 BGS 9.5 w/ 10 Cut AUTO

Watchers: 125  
# of Bids: 20
Current Bid: $1601
Auction Ends: 01-Dec-2022 04:12
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2022 Bowman Chrome Samuel Zavala Rookie 1st Bowman Orange Refractor Auto 18/25

Watchers: 119  
# of Bids: 14
Current Bid: $1275
Auction Ends: 02-Dec-2022 03:12
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1959 Topps #514 Bob Gibson St. Louis Cardinals RC Rookie HOF PSA 8 " CENTERED "

Watchers: 115  
# of Bids: 24
Current Bid: $3150
Auction Ends: 30-Nov-2022 04:11
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1909 Piedmont Cigarettes T206 CY YOUNG Green Portrait RARE Vintage * SGC 1.5 *

Watchers: 114  
# of Bids: 31
Current Bid: $1767
Auction Ends: 30-Nov-2022 02:11
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2022 Bowman Chrome Julio Rodriguez Aqua RayWave Refractor RC 166/199 Mariners

Watchers: 113  
# of Bids: 16
Current Bid: $135.5
Auction Ends: 03-Dec-2022 00:12
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2022 Bowman Chrome Orange Refractor Oneil Cruz Pirates RC Rookie AUTO /25

Watchers: 113  
# of Bids: 23
Current Bid: $207.5
Auction Ends: 30-Nov-2022 01:11
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2016 Juan Soto Bowman Chrome Prospects Auto Refractor, 9.5 BGS Gem Mint, #CPAJS

Watchers: 111  
# of Bids: 27
Current Bid: $1005
Auction Ends: 01-Dec-2022 17:12
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2022 Bowman Chrome Samuel Zavala Gold Auto 14/50 Padres

Watchers: 110  
# of Bids: 24
Current Bid: $870
Auction Ends: 01-Dec-2022 05:12
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2004 Topps Retired Edition Willie Mays Hank Aaron Co-Signers Dual Auto #11/25

Watchers: 110  
# of Bids: 23
Current Bid: $1425
Auction Ends: 01-Dec-2022 02:12
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Ken Griffey Jr. 2021 Topps Dynasty RUSSELL ATHLETIC LOGO GU PATCH AUTO 1/1

Watchers: 108  
# of Bids: 17
Current Bid: $2247
Auction Ends: 05-Dec-2022 02:12
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Mike Trout 2020 TOpps Definitive Red Laundry Tag Patch AUto GU #D 1/1 BGS 9.5/10

Watchers: 108  
# of Bids: 26
Current Bid: $1600
Auction Ends: 05-Dec-2022 02:12
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JULIO RODRIGUEZ 2019 Bowman Chrome Prospect 1st RC Rookie AUTO Autograph

Watchers: 106  
# of Bids: 29
Current Bid: $710.01
Auction Ends: 30-Nov-2022 02:11
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Roderick Arias 2022 1st Bowman Chrome Purple Auto /250. Yankees Autograph!!!

Watchers: 104  
# of Bids: 28
Current Bid: $455
Auction Ends: 29-Nov-2022 14:11
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Antique Hand Painted Tin, Grand Stand 5 Cents, Baseball Field Stadium Sign

Watchers: 103  
# of Bids: 40
Current Bid: $416
Auction Ends: 30-Nov-2022 00:11
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1956 Topps #135 Mickey Mantle New York Yankees HOF Gray Back PSA 6 LOOKS NICER

Watchers: 103  
# of Bids: 15
Current Bid: $3650
Auction Ends: 30-Nov-2022 04:11
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