Shelby Miller rookie cards are some of the hottest baseball cards in the hobby.  Miller has been the lights-out starter the St. Louis Cardinals have been looking for.

Shelby Miller was selected in the first round of the 2009 MLB draft of the St. Louis Cardinals and the team always looked at him as a future ace.

While his career in professional ball had its share of adversity, Cardinals fans got a glimpse of what could be when he was called up to the big leagues in September 2012.

The Cardinals cautiously inserted Miller into the rotation as their fifth starter in 2013 and the 22-year-old right-hander has rewarded their faith with a 5-2 start over his first eight starts, pitching to a 1.40 ERA, with 57 strikeouts in just over 51 innings pitched.

Miller is a powerfully built 6’ 3” 195 pound workhorse who should work his way up towards the top of the Cardinals rotation.

So what are the best Shelby Miller rookie cards to buy?  Here is a list of the top selling Shelby Miller rookies on Ebay and what they are currently selling for.

2010 Bowman Chrome Shelby Miller Rookie

Nice looking cards at a reasonable price.  Like most chrome cards centering is the main issue to watch for as well as surface scratches.  Currently the base cards are selling for $3 – $5.  Autographed versions are selling for $45+.











2013 Bowman Shelby Miller Rookie

These are great cards for those looking on a fixed budget.  Buyers can pick these cards up for $1-$2. Corners and edges can be a problem with many of these cards, so buyers should pay close attention to scans before any purchases are made.











2011 Bowman Platinum Shelby Miller Autograph Rookie Refractor

Great design, affordable price, and on card autograph make this one of the top Shelby miller rookie cards for investors.  You can buy these online for $40-$50 if you take the time to shop around.

2010 Bowman Platinum RC

This is a well-designed card that is much harder to find than the Topps or Bowman rookies.  Surface scratches can be an issue with these chrome surfaced cards.  Currently buyers can own one of these gems for $5.










2009 Donruss Elite 

This is one of Shelby’s first cards every produced.  The 2009 Elite is still surprisingly affordable and even though it doesn’t have the Cardinals start in his major league uniform, collectors are still willing to spend the money. This card retails for $5 and can be purchased a little cheaper in lots.




Shelby Miller rookie cards make great investments.  The hard throwing right-hander has what it takes to be a Major League All-Star.  Investors should paying close attention to his cards!

Alan Karpuch

Owner of GMA Grading Inc. Over 20 years experience in the sports card industry.

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