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What Cards Sell Best Online? Who Beats Mickey?

An online website that tracks hot sellers in certain collecting categories has released its list of the Top 10 trending baseball cards on eBay., a website tracking top items selling on eBay, has recently added a new Top 10 list for keeping tabs on rare and often vintage baseball cards selling on eBay.

"The list is not an all-time list for the top sold prices ever. The list is intended to be a representation of market prices, for cards which have consistently climbed high on eBay over the past few years I’ve been following," said James Massey, the sites' publisher. "I’d like to be able to post an all-time top price list for eBay, but there just isn��t enough data available to insure that list would be accurate.

"I’m also compiling a list of all-time top seller list (by highest prices paid), but the majority of those cards have been sold through specialty auction houses/brokers. I hope to have that list out by early next year."

Massey has created a Top 10 list, providing a snapshot of what an example of the card has sold for on eBay in the last two years. There aren't a lot of surprises here, theusual suspects, so to speak, show up.

Take it for what's it's worth: a representation of top-selling cards on eBay.

The Top 10

10.) SOLD... $7,377 - Honus Wagner Card
This 1910 American Caramel Honus Wagner Card (PSA 4), received 43 bids before selling on eBay, December 27, 2010.

9.) SOLD... $7,965 - 1916 Joe Jackson Card This 1916 M101-4 Sporting News #87 Joe Jackson (PSA EX-MT 6) Card received 9 bids, before selling on eBay, April 20, 2011.

8.) SOLD... $8,487 - 1933 Babe Ruth Baseball Card This 1933 Goudey Babe Ruth (Yellow #53 PSA 6 EX-MT), received 48 bids before selling on eBay, December 7, 2010. 

7.) SOLD... $10,700 - Shoeless Joe Jackson Card
This 1915 Cracker Jack Shoeless Joe Jackson (#103 PSA 5 EX) received 55 bids when it sold on eBay, on June 7, 2011. (More

6.) SOLD... $10,332 - Joe Jackson Baseball Card This American Caramel Joe Jackson (E90-1) Rookie Baseball Card (SGC 30) dated 1909-1911, received 23 bids when it sold August 14, 2011.

5.) SOLD... $12,101 - Henry 'Hank' Aaron Card This 1954 (mint) Henry Aaron Baseball Card (Topps #128) received 4 bids before receiving its final bid on December 20th, 2009. 

4.) SOLD... $18,100 - Rookie Stars Baseball Card This 1963 Topps Rookie Stars Baseball Card #537, received 26 bids,(SGC 98 (10) Gem Mint) before it sold, February 3, 2011. 

3.) SOLD... $25,000 - 2010 Stephan Strasburg Card This 2010 Bowman Strasburg Superfractor Card (1 of 1), received 75 bids, before selling on eBay, June 28, 2010.

2.) SOLD... $28,000 - Babe Ruth Rookie Card This 1915 'Sporting News' #151 Babe Ruth Rookie Baseball Card (PSA 4), received 34 bids when it sold on eBay, on May 16, 2011. 

1.) SOLD... $40,760 - 1952 Mickey Mantle Card This 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle Card #311 (PSA 7 NRMT), received 51 bids before selling on eBay, October 6, 2010.

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