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

Posted at 1:55 PM, Jul 27, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-27 16:55:28-04

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.