Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Baseball America's Top 100 Prospects and Their Key Rookie Cards

Baseball America's annual ranking of the Top 100 MLB Prospects was released today. Most collectors will instantly identify many of them but to the non-prospect savvy here is a list of the Top 10 (Part 1) and a look at some of their key RC's and XRC's (Subject to the fact that technically speaking, that most of these players have not qualified for official MLB rookie card designation, but that's an argument for another post.)

01 Jason Heyward, of, Braves

(2007 Bowman Sterling, 2007 Donruss EEE, 2008 Bowman Chrome)

02 Stephen Strasburg, rhp, Nationals

(2008 Sweet Spot and 2008 UD Timeline)

03 Mike Stanton, of, Marlins

(2008 Bowman Chrome and 2008 Donruss Threads)

04 Jesus Montero, c, Yankees

(2008 Bowman Chrome, 2008 Bowman Sterling, 2008 Donruss Threads)

05 Brian Matusz, lhp, Orioles

(2008 Upper Deck Team USA and 2008 Razor)

06 Desmond Jennings, of, Rays
07 Buster Posey, c, Giants
08 Pedro Alvarez, 3b, Pirates
09 Neftali Feliz, rhp, Rangers
10 Carlos Santana, c, Indians


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