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A rare $20 million trading card from the New York Yankees legend left UFC icon Joe Rogan stunned and it wasn’t Babe Ruth

By on September 23, 2022 0

Joe Rogan discusses various topics on his podcast. Its popularity has overtaken the combat sports community thanks to the platform. He once came downstairs to discuss sports trading card memorabilia with one of his guests. The conversation was about the dearest of them. Rogan was surprised it wasn’t Babe Ruth, as he had guessed.

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UFC color commentator Joe Rogan is the host of his podcast, “Joe Rogan Experience.” Many celebrities adorn the podcast. In the same vein, the entrepreneur, Patrick Bet-David, was the guest of one of the episodes. Among many topics, they discussed sports trading cards and MLB legend Mickey Mantle’s name made the rounds.

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Mantle spent his entire glorious career playing for the New York Yankees. He was a multi-utility outfielder defending at center, right field and first base. Additionally, he was also a switch hitter. Honor, Mantle was a 20-time All-Star and a seven-time World Series champion.

Joe Rogan caught off guard during card conversation

Joe Rogan is world famous for tackling contemporary issues on his podcast. Topics range from socio-political issues to sports to entertainment. When entrepreneur, Patrick Bet-David, attended Rogan’s podcast, they both discussed various topics, as is the norm.

Patrick happens to have a good knowledge of sports trading cards. Patrick asked Rogan if he knew about baseball’s most expensive trading card. But Rogan surprisingly doesn’t have much knowledge in this regard. Rogan revealed that he’s not really into the sport, despite being a commentator.

So Rogan started making wild guesses. He immediately responded with At Babe Ruth’s name as the potential winner in this case. But Patrick admitted that was the wrong answer. Then Patrick came up with the facts that stunned Rogan.

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Speaking to Rogan, Patrick said: “Mickey Mantle has a card. PSA 10 1952 Tops Rookie Card. There are only three. $20 million is actually the number.

Mickey Mantle: Still So Priceless

Mickey coat counts as possibly the greatest puncher of all time. He retired with a career total of 536 homers. His extraordinary defensive skills have made him a very valuable asset. After his retirement, Mantle’s jersey was retired by Yankees administration.

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Mantle’s contributions to baseball were rewarded with induction into the MLB Hall of Fame in 1974.