Jean Segura rookie cards are becoming hot commodities among collectors. The Brewers young shortstop has a great year an is becoming a clear front runner for the NL Rookie of the Year award.
After being promoted within the Brewers system from Double-A Huntsville last August, Segura has established himself as an up-and-coming young superstar, starting at shortstop for Milwaukee.
Segura, 23, is batting .364/.406/.580 with seven home runs, and 20 RBI in 2013. He has also stolen 14 bases in 16 attempts. The Brewers recently sought to lock up Segura in a long time contract so strong is their belief in their young superstar.
Over the years card collector’s have shown their love for collecting shortstops. Future Hall of Famers like Cal Ripken Jr., Derek Jeter and Alex Rodriguez have been fan favorites. Baseball card collector’s love collecting cards of superstar shortstops and Segura cards should only appreciate in value.
Segura has more than a few rookie cards that are worth buying. Here is a breakdown of his top rookie cards.
Best Jean Segura Rookie Cards to Buy
2010 Bowman Chrome Jean Segura Rookie
This is one of Jean Segura’s best rookie cards. The 2010 Bowman Chrome rookie cards are very affordable and can be purchased in 10 card lots on Ebay for about $30 or $3 per card. Buyers do need to beware with these cards as they are not easy to find in good condition. Surface scratches and poor centering are common problems with these cards. Still great buys at current levels.
2010 Bowman Segura Rookie #BP7
This is one Segura best cards and one of his first. These cards are normally found in good condition but buyers must pay attention to corner wear. Because these cards have white borders, bad corners are harder to spot. These cards are currently selling for $3-$4 un-graded.
2011 Bowman Chrome Autographed Jean Segura Rookie Card
This is one of Segura’s most popular rookie cards. The card is hand signed which increases the value which is hovering around the $40 range. Most of the 2011 Bowman Chrome rookie cards are well-centered. This card is a great investment if he continues to play like he has.
2010 Bowman Sterling Jean Segura Rookie
Topps did a great job including Segura in the 2010 Bowman Sterling set. Refractors are also very popular and normally sell for about double of what the base card does . The base card is currently selling for around $3-$5 depending on the condition the card is in. In most cases these cards grade pretty well.
2011 Bowman Chrome Jean Seguran Futures Die-Cut
This is another great card of the Brewers young prospect. These baseball cards are very affordable selling for $3-$5 un-graded. Refractors are popular with collectors and they come in many variations. Buyers should pay close attention to the edges and the backs of these cards as these are common flaws that exist with these cards.