Almost every Mark Teixeira rookie card has gone up since he joined the New York Yankees a few years ago. He has lived up to his expectations among Yankee fans displaying amazing home run power as well as a gold glove at first base. Many of the best Mark Teixeira rookie cards are still great buys as they are not as expensive as some of the other great current Yankee stars like Derek Jeter and Alex Rodriguez. If you are interested in purchasing a Mark Teixeira rookie card you will want to consider some of the cards we discuss below.
2001 SPX Mark Teixeira rookie card
This is Mark’s best card in the eyes of most collectors. If you can find the card in good condition you can expect to pay $150. Even though this card is not cheap it has amazing potential when you consider the upside. This autographed card is a great investment as it is a collectible.
2001 SP Authentic 1/1500 Mark Teixeira rookie card
This is also one of the more expensive Mark Teixeira rookie cards. The value of these cards will surely go up in the nest year or so. This Upper Deck cards sells for $150 like the SPX version. One of the reasons this card has held its value is due to the limited print run.
2001 Leaf Rookies & Stars Mark Teixeira Rookie Card
Some of these Mark Teixeira rookie cards were hand signed by the Yankee slugger. These cards are not easy to find in optimum condition due to the paper stock and packaging by Donruss. Expect to pay $125 for the autographed rookie and about $35-$45 for the unsigned version.
2001 Fleer Platinum Mark Teixeira Rookie Card
This is one of the more affordable Mark Teixeira RC’s and a great investment as well. If you can get your hands one these you may want to pick up more than one. You can find these for about $15-$20 ungraded.
As Teixeira makes his marl in New York collectors have taken notice. He has become one of the best all around Yankees sluggers and has reminded many Yankee fans of the days that Don Mattingly graced the field at first base. A Mark Teixeira rookie card us a must for any baseball card collector.