Dr. Fauci's 'rookie' baseball card sets sales record for Topps

Posted at 4:55 PM, Jul 27, 2020

Dr. Anthony Fauci's rookie baseball card broke sales records in 24 hours for Topps.

The company announced the news Monday, saying 51,512 cards were sold.

The card showed a picture of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, throwing out the first pitch for the Washington Nationals.

The previous record was set in 2016 for a card of Blue Jays' third baseman Vladimir Guerrero Jr., which sold 19,396 prints, per The Action Network's Darren Rovell.