Troy Aikman rookie cards are great collectibles.  They are also very valuable.  Aikman joined the Dallas Cowboys in 1989 after leaving UCLA.  He led the Cowboys to three Super Bowl victories and became one of the greatest quarterbacks of all-time.  His cards are the pride and joy of most Cowboys card collectors.  Much like Emmitt Smith rookie cards, there is more than one Troy troy-aikman-rookie-cardAikman rookie card to choose from.  Here is a list of the best and most expensive Troy Aikman rookie cards with their current values.

1989 Score Troy Aikman rookie card

This is the best Troy Aikman rookie card because it is the hardest one to find.  Score only produced a limited amount of cards do to the fact that it was their first year producing football cards. You can find these card in Gem MT 10 condition for about $150 and ungraded versions for about $20-$25.  The green borders on these card makes it a condition sensitive card.

1989 Topps Traded Troy Aikman rookie card

These Troy Aikman RC’s are very affordable as you can buy them for about $3.00.  Be very careful of then centering of these cards as many were cut poorly during production.  These Aikman football cards are great investments due to their immense affordability.

1989 Pro Set Troy Aikman rookie card

These cards were mass produced.  May have centering issues much like the topps traded versions.  The difference is these cards are not scarce at all.  The production run was very large which makes these cards very affordable.  They are very good buys at $2-$3 if they are in good condition.

Alan Karpuch

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

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