mark ZuckerbergTo some, his Junior League “career” was worth a fortune…because a baseball card from his childhood sold for six figures at auction! ! !
Facebook honcho’s autographed minor league card that year sold for $120,750 in an intense five-day auction.
People at ComicConnect.com start bidding $1…so the final sale price shows a lot of interest in this card.
The anonymous buyer told the auction house that Zuckerberg’s cards will join a line of rookie cards already designed for the MLB legend. Babe Ruth and mickey capeplus an Action Comic #1… sums up Zach as “Social Media’s Babe Ruth, Mickey Mantel, and Superman all in one.”
This 1992 signed card was also sold as an NFT for $1,345.
Mark plays minor league in Westchester County, NY…where trading cards are a novelty offered to families.
This card formerly belonged to Mark’s former camp advisor, Allie Tarantino, Zuckerberg signed when he was 9 years old. Ellie said he sold the card to help his kids get into college.
Mark even posted the card on social media last month, sparking speculation he might be trying to snap it up for himself. The buyer is anonymous, but as far as we know, Zuck doesn’t own the Babe and Mantle card…so, it seems someone else got it.
The $120,000 price tag is pretty eye-catching, and there are some other interesting numbers…Zach had a .920 batting average with 23 hits and 1 home run in the 1992 minor league season.