Top Julio Rodriguez Rookie Cards and Prospects to Collect


Julio Rodriguez has proven to be one of the top talents of the 2022 season and this has led to strong demand for the Julio Rodriguez rookie cards.

Already earning comparisons to Ken Griffey Jr., another Mariners star known for his power and speed, Rodriguez has been on the hobby radar for a few years.

At just 16, he signed an international free agent deal with Seattle. After working his way through the Mariners’ farm system, Rodriguez made his MLB debut on Opening Day in 2022.

Although this is not every card available, the guide below covers some of the key releases for Julio Rodriguez.

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Top Julio Rodriguez Rookie Cards

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2022 Topps Series 2 Julio Rodriguez RC #659 SP

The short-printed card in 2022 Topps Series 2 is already a favorite among collectors, leading to high prices for the flagship release. It is a variation since it replaces LaMonte Wade Jr in the base set numbering.

2022 Topps Complete Set Julio Rodriguez RC #659

A much more affordable option is his card in 2022 Topps Baseball Complete Factory Set. This card is inserted as a bonus in all the sets, so these are not hard to find.

2022 Topps 3D Julio Rodriguez RC #44

If you are looking for something a little more unique, 2022 Topps 3D Baseball puts the flagship design on lenticular stock.

He has a limited image variation, as well.

2022 Topps Chrome Julio Rodriguez RC #222 SP

Part of the Extended Base set for 2022 Topps Chrome Baseball, the late additions to the product were mistakenly left out of Hobby boxes. Topps is instead issuing them in special silver packs as a make-good for those who purchased boxes.

However, there are still live Julio Rodriguez autograph cards to chase.

2022 Topps Definitive Collection Julio Rodriguez #DRA-JRO Autograph #/50 (Redemption)

2022 Topps Definitive Collection Baseball is one of several premium MLB brands to issue autograph redemptions for Rodriguez. Featuring on-card signatures, these limited cards are showing up now.

2022 Topps Finest Flashbacks Julio Rodriguez RC #60

Channeling 1995, the Julio Rodriguez rookie card in 2022 Finest Flashbacks showcases the phenom with classic ’90s style. Several Refractor parallels offer an added chase.

2022 Topps Fire Julio Rodriguez RC #107

Another inexpensive choice arrives in 2022 Topps Fire Baseball. While the design may not work for all, the card is distinct and readily available.

2022 Topps Museum Collection Julio Rodriguez RC #65

For something more polished, 2022 Topps Museum Collection Baseball provides a more premium rookie card. In addition to a few parallels, he has some redemption autographs.

2021 Bowman’s Best Julio Rodriguez #49

For most modern players, rookie cards are fairly straightforward, but 2021 Bowman’s Best ended up being a little different than expected. While the brand has long featured current MLB players alongside prospects, the 2021 edition combined them in the same base set numbering. As a result, some collectors view these cards as Rodriguez’s true rookies and his 2022 cards as second-year releases. He also has on-card autographs in the product.

Top Julio Rodriguez Prospect Cards

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2017 Panini Contenders International Ticket Julio Rodriguez #3 Autograph

If collectors want to track down the very first Julio Rodriguez cards, they must revisit 2017 Panini Contenders Draft Picks. Rodriguez is part of the International Ticket set.

2017 Panini Elite Extra Edition Julio Rodriguez #136 #/999

The 2017 Panini Elite Extra Edition card is another early prospect product for the star from the Dominican Republic. His base card has 999 copies and there are multiple Aspirations and Status parallels. Signed cards include base autographs and Future Threads Silhouettes Autographs (#/99).

2019 Bowman Chome Prospect Julio Rodriguez #BCP-33

While it took another two years, 2019 Bowman Baseball is the place to find the Bowman Chrome “1st Bowman” card for Rodriguez, plus Refractor parallels, along with the non-chromium paper versions.

2019 Bowman Chrome Prospect Autograph Julio Rodriguez #CPA-JRO

The real prize in 2019 Bowman Baseball is the Chrome Prospect Autographs card. This hard-signed card is easily one of his top cards and it has the sales prices to back that up.

2019 Bowman Chrome Mega Box Julio Rodriguez #BCP-33

Also popular, 2019 Bowman Mega Box keeps the same look but adds the “Mojo” finish.

2019 Bowman Sterling Prospect Autograph Julio Rodriguez #BSPA-JR

Of course, the Bowman brand comes in many different styles. 2019 Bowman Sterling opts for a more regal autograph design.

2019 Bowman’s Best of 2019 Autographs Julio Rodriguez #B19-JR

On the other hand, 2019 Bowman’s Best amps up the design and color as another chromium alternative to Bowman Chrome.

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