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Dylan Carlson Rookie Cards are about to explode! We have been paying close attention to the St. Louis Cardinals Spring Training, and this kid has been the talk of the town!
This is precisely what Mo was hoping for by not signing a big-time free agent over the off-season (it was a huge risk but one that appears to be paying off). It is still early, but we have never heard the Cardinals organization rave about a kid the way they do about Carlson. We have already purchased more than 50 of his rookie cards and are adding them daily.
Best Rookie Cards
Here are some of the best Dylan Carlson RCs you will want to invest in if you believe in him as we do. Please note there are the only two worth buying at this point, but there will be many more to come as he dominates Major League pitching.
2016 Bowman Draft Dylan Carlson Chrome RC #CDADC
This is the must-have Carlson rookie card for investment purposes. Numbered #CDADC and comes in a variety of parallels.
If the St, Louis Cardinals organization is correct (which they usually are), this card will triple in value over the next few months).
2021 Topps Series 1 1986 Topps Autograph RC #86A-DC
The 2021 Topps Dylan Carlson 1986 Throw Back card is a thing of beauty. Not only is it a great-looking card with a ton of upside, but you can choose from various parallels.
2021 Topps Dylan Carlson 1986 Throw Back Parallels: Black /199, Gold /50, Red /25 or less, Platinum 1/1
2021 Dylan Carlson Topps Series 1 RC #285
Here is the first Dylan Carlson rookie card for Topps fanboys. Numbered #285 the card shows Carlson unloading on one and watching it leave the park with admiration.
2021 Dylan Carlson Topps Series 1 Parallel: Purple, Royal Blue (Only at Walmart), Yellow (only at Walgreens), Rainbow Foil, Gold Foil, Gold /2021, Green /499, Advanced Stat /300, Orange /299, Red /199, Vintage Stock /99, Independence Day /76, Black /70 (Hobby/Jumbo), Platinum Anniversary /70, Mother’s Day /50, Father’s Day /50, Memorial Day /25, 70th Anniversary 1/1, Printing Plates 1/1
2017 Topps Heritage Minors Blue Dylan Carlson RC /99 #121
The 2017 Dylan Carlson Topps Heritage RC is the only other card on the market worth investing in. As time goes by and more sets are released, we will update and add more Dylan Carlson rookie cards to this list.
- 2016 Bowman Draft Chrome Dylan Carlson RC #CDADC
- 2016 Leaf Rookies Exclusive Dylan Carlson RC #R-DC1
- 2016 Leaf Metal Draft BLACK Prismatic Auto /10 Dylan Carlson RC
- 2016 Leaf Metal Draft Auto /20 Dylan Carlson RC
- 2017 Topps Heritage Minors Blue #121 Dylan Carlson RC /99 #121
- 2021 Topps Heritage Throwback Variations Dylan Carlson RC #295
- 2021 Topps Series 1 1986 Retro Dylan Carlson RC
- 2021 Topps Series 1 Dylan Carlson RC #285
- 2021 Topps Definitive Inscription Rookie Auto Dylan Carlson RC
- 2021 Topps Series 1 Photo Variation Dylan Carlson RC #285
- 2021 Topps Inception Dylan Carlson Autograph Rookie Patch RPA #9
Dyan Carlson Rookie Card Value
The most valuable Dylan Carlson RC is the 2016 Bowman Chrome Refractor Auto Dylan Carlson rookie card #CDADC. Please email us at email@example.com with a picture of the Carlson card in question.
As mentioned above, we are super high on Carlson and think buying his cards right now at current prices is an absolute steal!
Dylan Carlson Investment Rating: Buy (4.6 out of 5)
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Best Dylan Carlson Rookie Card: 1986 Topps Rookie Card #161 (buy on eBay) and the 2016 Bowman Draft Dylan Carlson Chrome rookie card #CDADC (buy on eBay)
Updated May 2021: If you followed our advice when we originally published this article and bought his rookie cards, you are sitting pretty. Also, we feel Carlson cards are still a good value at current prices.