Wayne Gretzky’s rookie card auctions off for record $465K
In true Wayne Gretzky fashion, his rookie card auctioned off for a record that vastly outpaces any other hockey card.
Gretzky’s 1979 O-Pee-Chee card was auctioned off for $465K to an anonymous buyer on Thursday, according to the CBC and other outlets.
Here’s what the card looks like:
The back of the card looks like this, and really makes the whole thing that much more charming:
As with any mention of a card drawing big auctions, people look back to their younger days, when they wished they kept better care of the things:
Hey, even Wayne couldn’t win them all.
(H/T to NHL.com)