Grading The Stars: Bobby Witt Jr., Kansas City Royals – There’s just something about the stars. They’re mesmerizing. Whether it’s the stars in sports, entertainment or in the sky, they captivate us with their dazzling ways and continue to shine ever so brightly for all of us to see.
In the Grading The Stars series, we’ll feature the stars of the past, present and future and grade them based on their prestige, performance and promise. Plus, we’ll highlight three cool cards of a star to collect under a certain dollar figure.
There are five grading levels of the stars: 10 = Icon (Blue Diamond), 9.5 = Legend (Platinum), 9 = Superstar (Gold), 8.5 = Star (Silver) and 8 = Rising Star (Bronze).
Talent for the Game: Being the son of a former Major Leaguer, Bobby Witt Jr. was born with the talent to play the game. He developed his natural talent, became the top high school prospect in the country and was the 2nd overall pick in the 2019 MLB Draft.
Face of the Franchise: Witt made the Royals’ opening day roster in 2022 and has flashed his promise. Like all rookies, Witt’s performance has been up and down, but overall he’s been productive. There’s no reason to believe he won’t be the face of the franchise.
Future Outlook: The 22-year old Witt’s profile has significantly grown over the past year. He’s become a collector’s favorite, and many believe he’s a potential superstar. If Witt continues to ascend and turns Kansas City into a winner, his card market will explode.
Grade: 8 = Rising Star (Bronze)
Grading The Stars: Bobby Witt Jr., Kansas City Royals – 3 Cool Cards To Collect
2021 Leaf Trinity Platinum Patch Autograph #PA-BWJ /99 – A raw version of this card currently sells in the $100 – $130 range on eBay.
2021 Panini Prizm Draft Picks Prospects Silver Auto #P-BW – A raw version of this card currently sells in the $45 – $60 range on eBay.
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