The 2022 Topps MLB baseball card series featured some highly valuable rookie cards and cards of star players that have already started to garner strong interest from collectors. While it’s still early and card values can fluctuate over time, here are some of the most valuable 2022 Topps cards based on recent sales data:

Julio Rodriguez Base Rated Rookie Card – The rookie card of Mariners phenom Julio Rodriguez has been one of the hottest selling cards from the 2022 Topps series. Rodriguez had an incredible debut season that saw him named an All-Star and finish second in AL Rookie of the Year voting. His autograph and high-numberedParallel parallel cards have sold for hundreds and even thousands of dollars. His most desirable is considered his base rated rookie card, which has recently sold in the $150-$250 range in PSA 10 gem mint condition. As Rodriguez continues what looks to be a superstar career, this card’s value is expected to rise significantly.


Bobby Witt Jr. Base Rated Rookie Card – Like Rodriguez, Bobby Witt Jr. made a huge impact in his first MLB season with the Royals. Also an All-Star in 2022 and finishing third in AL ROY voting, Witt’s cards parallel Rodriguez’s in popularity. His base rated rookie card has sold for $100-$200 in PSA 10, though some believe Witt’s long-term upside is even higher than Rodriguez so this card could eventually be the most valuable from the 2022 Topps set.

Spencer Strider Refractor Chrome Rated Rookie Card – Breakout Braves pitcher Spencer Strider burst onto the scene in 2022 and looks like a future ace. While he has fewer base cards due to his surprise rise, his refractor chrome rated rookie from Topps Chrome stands out. These rare parallel cards have already sold ungraded for $400+ due to Strider’s incredible 2.67 ERA across 31 starts in 2022 and bright future.

Seiya Suzuki Base Rated Rookie Card – One of the biggest Japanese position player imports, Cubs outfielder Seiya Suzuki had a solid first MLB season after coming over from NPB. His base rated rookie card has sold for $50-150 in PSA 10, but some believe Suzuki could develop into a perennial All-Star, which would make this one of the premier rookie cards in the entire set long-term.

Ronald Acuna Jr. Autograph Card – After missing almost all of 2022 due to injury, Ronald Acuna Jr. remains one of baseball’s brightest young stars when healthy for the Braves. His autograph cards from 2022 Topps update sell for over $1,000 each in PSA 10, showing that interest remains high in Acuna achieving superstardom. Numbered parallels and on-card autographs are even more expensive.

Shohei Ohtani Base Card – The two-way Japanese phenom just finished probably his best season yet and is the runaway favorite for AL MVP. Not surprisingly, demand for Ohtani cards is as strong as ever. While his rookie cards from previous years sell for thousands, his 2022 Topps base card still fetches $50-100 each in mint condition as collectors clamor for any fresh Ohtani cardboard.


These are just a few of the 2022 Topps cards that have already shown promise as long-term gems, valuable investments or just high-demand collectibles. As stars like Rodriguez, Witt Jr., Strider and others potentially cement all-time great careers, while perennials like Acuna and Ohtani continue producing, the values of their 2022 Topps cards figures to appreciate over the coming decades as these players’ legends grow. The 2022 Topps MLB set looks poised to produce numerous seven-figure cards down the road, solidifying its place among the most valuable modern issues. With the sport’s young talent and mega-stars, 2022 Topps has cards that could end up making their collectors very wealthy in the long run.

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