The 1993 SP Derek Jeter Rookie Card is most definitely his best rookie card or even his best baseball card. If you are looking for an expensive Derek Jeter Rookie Card you have found it. The card was produced by Upper Deck and was made on a thin Foil Paper. This is one of the most condition sensitive cards produced in the 1990′s. The SP Jeter card is his most valuable card and there are not too many Mint 9 or Gem Mint 10′s out there. Derek Jeter has etched himself in New York Yankee history and will always be remembered as one of the best New York Yankees ever to put on a uniform. So this brings up an interesting question. Can Derek Jeter’s 1993 SP Rookie card ever reach heights like Mickey Mantle, Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig or Joe Dimaggio’s baseball cards? Well the answer in my opinion is yes. The 1993 SP Derek Jeter Rookie Card is Worth in Mint 9 condition IN upwards of $300 and a Gem MT 10 can sell for $3000-$4000. Many collector’s compare this baseball card too the Alex Rodriguez SP Rookie card and some people believe that because Arod’s statistics that the Alex Rodriguez Rookie card is a far better buy. I think that people are forgetting a players popularity. Hank Aaron is one of the best players ever to wear a uniform but his cards pale in comparison to Mickey Mantle’s rookie cards.
Where can I Buy a 1993 SP Derek Jeter Rookie Card ?
If you are in the market to purchase the 1993 SP Derek Jeter Rookie card I would recommend you try in three places. First your local Baseball Card Store. Your local store can save you some money on the shipping and you can actually hold the card in your hand to get an idea of the condition of the card. The downfall is some local card stores charge 25%-50% more than the second place we recommend which is ebay. Ebay is a great place to find A Derek Jeter Rookie Card. Most of the baseball card collecting community is buying and selling on ebay and you can find almost every baseball card that you are looking for. Make sure that you check the person’s feedback you are purchasing from and the condition of the card. The Last Place I will tell you too look is a Baseball Card Show. Card Shows have many dealers which gives you a little leverage to negotiate the prices as well as vire the card in front of you.
Getting Your 1993 Derek Jeter Rookie Card Graded
If you decide you want to have your Sp Jeter Rookie card graded you will first like to make sure it is actually worth grading. Because this card is so hard to find in good condition you will have to first be honest in what you believe the card will grade. Companies Like PSA, Beckett, and GMA Grading are very strict grading these cards. You might want to browse Graded versions online or ebay to see how your card compares to a Mint 9 or Gem Mint 10 version of the card. I would recommend that you be honest with yourself and pre-grade your cards looking for flaws and not looking to make the card a 10.
In closing I would like to say that the 1993 SP Derek Jeter Baseball Card will one day be one of the greatest cards of all-time. Derek has secured himself as one of the greatest shortstops of all-time and is a shoe in Hall of Famer. Do not be afraid to purchase one of these Derek Jeter Rookie Cards, you will be happy you did.