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

Dr. Fauci's 'rookie' baseball card sets sales record for Topps
Posted at 4:55 PM, Jul 27, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-27 17:04:09-04

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.