29 Most Valuable Frank Thomas Cards You’d Find On eBay

Frank Thomas was nicknamed The Hurt. He played first baseman in Major League Baseball from 1990 to 2008. Thomas was an important player in the world of baseball and this article presents trading cards that were made in his honor. Not all trading cards carry the same worth. The ones on this list rank as 29 of the most valuable.

When it comes to Frank Thomas baseball cards, they’re all extremely valuable. There is no such thing as a bad Frank Thomas card because of his Hall of Fame career. But some Frank Thomas cards are more valuable than others.

29 Most Valuable Frank Thomas Cards: Price List

No.
Card
Year
Grade
Price
1
Topps Frank Thomas
1990
BGS 8
$10,000
2
Frank Thomas Topps Stadium Club
1995
Ungraded
$18,000
3
Leaf Frank Thomas
1997
BGS 9
$10,000
4
Frank Thomas Bowman Card
1990
BGS 9.5
$10,000
5
Frank Thomas Bowman
1997
PSA 10
$1,000
6
Frank Thomas Leaf Card
1990
PSA 10
$1,999
7
Frank Thomas Donruss card
1998
BGS 10
$2,995.95
8
Frank Thomas Pinnacle Card
1998
PSA 8
$1,000
9
Frank Thomas Donruss Card
1994
BGS 9.5
$1,000
10
Frank Thomas Topps Card
2020
Ungraded
$3,500
11
Frank Thomas Topps Card
2021
Ungraded
$3,500
12
Frank Thomas Donruss
1992
BGS 9.5
$2,535.35
13
Frank Thomas Upper Deck
1999
Ungraded
$1,200
14
Frank Thomas Fleer Card
1992
BGS 10
$4,795
15
Frank Thomas Leaf Card
2015
Ungraded
$7,998.98
16
Frank Thomas Panini Card
2021
Ungraded
$10,000
17
Frank Thomas Topps Card
2008
Ungraded
$1,250
18
Frank Thomas Donruss
1991
Ungraded
$1,100
19
Frank Thomas Upper Deck
1994
PSA 10
$1,699
20
Frank Thomas Pro Cards
1990
BGS 10
$1,019
21
Frank Thomas Topps
1991
BGS 9.5
$1,800
22
Frank Thomas Upper Deck
2004
Ungraded
$1,999.99
23
Frank Thomas Topps Card
1994
Ungraded
$2,000
24
Frank Thomas Upper Deck
1992
Ungraded
$1,200
25
Frank Thomas Skybox Card
1997
PSA 10
$25,000
26
Frank Thomas Leaf Card
1993
PSA 10
$1,399
27
Frank Thomas Donruss Card
1998
Ungraded
$2,500
28
Frank Thomas Skybox Card
1999
SGC 9.5
$1,100
29
Frank Thomas Fleer Card
2003
Ungraded
$2,500

1.Topps Frank Thomas

1.Topps Frank Thomas

Year: 1990

Grade: BGS 8

Price: $10,000

Card Number: #414

This is a 1990 Topps card that shows Frank Thomas on one knee. He was playing with the Chicago White Sox in 1990. He was selected in the seventh pick during the 1989 major league draft. He played in 60 games with the team this year, batting .330 with seven home runs and 31 runs batted in (RBI). This highly valuable Topps card is graded 8 by BGS.

 

2. Frank Thomas Topps Stadium Club

2. Frank Thomas Topps Stadium Club

Year: 1995

Price: $18,000

Grade: Ungraded

Card Number: #47

Topps made this card in 1995 to celebrate the phenomenal baseball player Frank Thomas. In this year Thomas hit .308 with 40 home runs and 111 RBIs. This beautiful ungraded card shows Thomas in play. It is worth $18,000.

 

3. Leaf Frank Thomas

3. Leaf Frank Thomas

Year: 1997

Price: $10,000

Grade: BGS 9

Card Number: #7

This 1997 card was made by Leaf, a trading card company. It shows Frank Thomas in the motion of swinging his bat. Prior to this year, Thomas had been limited by injuries. He preferred playing in the field than being a designated hitter. In 1997 he played more in the field than as a designated hitter.

 

4. Frank Thomas Bowman Card

4. Frank Thomas Bowman Card

Year: 1990

Price: $10,000

Grade: BGS 9.5

Card Number: #320

This is a Bowman’s trading card of Frank Thomas in 1990. Sometimes sellers pitch multiple items for sale. This card shows Thomas posing for this picture. This may have been right before a game, or after it. Sometimes journalists get these little privileges where they get an exclusive photo opportunity with MLB players. This card is graded 9.5 by BGS.

 

5. Frank Thomas Bowman

5. Frank Thomas Bowman

Year: 1997

Price: $1,000

Grade: PSA 10

Card Number: #100

Another card from Bowman shows MLB player Frank Thomas. This card was made in 1997. This card features Thomas with the American flag in the background. This card is number 100 in the batch of cards that were made in that year. It is graded 10 by PSA.

 

6. Frank Thomas Leaf Card

6. Frank Thomas Leaf Card

Year: 1990

Price: $1,999

Grade: PSA 10

Card Number: #300

Leaf made this card for Frank Thomas in 1990. Note that trading card companies sometimes have overlapping rights to make cards of certain players which is why you will often find several cards featuring the same players from the same years. This Leaf card is special because it features a signature of Frank Thomas on a colorful card. The card is graded 10 by PSA.

 

7. Frank Thomas Donruss Card

7. Frank Thomas Donruss Card

Year: 1998

Price: $2,995.95

Grade: BGS 10

Card Number: #50

The Donruss company was founded in 1954. They produced baseball cards from 1981 to 1998. They made this card for Frank Thomas in 1998. Thomas was playing with the Chicago White Sox this year. He is caught in this picture running. This card is graded 10 by BGS and is number 50 in the batch of cards produced in that year.

 

8. Frank Thomas Pinnacle Card

8. Frank Thomas Pinnacle Card

Year: 1998

Price: $1,000

Grade: PSA 8

Card Number: #6

This is a pinnacle card of Frank Thomas. It was founded in 1986 and had a license to produce MLB trading cards. The player is caught on camera here in his White Sox uniform. Zenith cards were pinnacle’s attempt to make high end cards. While many collectors thought the cards were bland others contend that they are beautiful. This picture of Frank Thomas looks sharp enough and the background on it isn’t bad either.

 

9. Frank Thomas Donruss Card

9. Frank Thomas Donruss Card

Year: 1994

Price: $1,000

Grade: BGS 9.5

Card Number: #1

Donruss made this card of Frank Thomas in 1994. It is a picture of Frank Thomas on the field and in action. It is also number one of the batch. The player was on the Chicago White Sox team at this time. 1994 was a strike shortened season so Thomas played just 113 games. He batted .353 with 38 home runs, and 101 RBIs. The card is graded 9.5 BGS.

 

10. Frank Thomas Topps Card

10. Frank Thomas Topps Card

Year: 2020

Price: $3,500

Grade: Ungraded 

Card Number: #257

This is a card of Frank Thomas made by Topps in 2020, years after Frank Thomas retired from playing baseball. This is a picture of a younger Thomas with a bat. It is ungraded and valued at $3,500. Topps is a chewing gum and candy company that also makes trading cards. It was founded in 1938. In the 2010s the company was the only card maker with the license to make major league baseball cards. This card brings back the memory of Frank Thomas from when he played the game.

 

11. Frank Thomas Topps Card

11. Frank Thomas Topps Card

Year: 2021

Price: $3,500

Grade: Ungraded

Card Number: #1

Here’s another Topps card of Frank Thomas. This is from 2021 though. These days they make cards that bring back memories of athletes. This one shows Thomas in his prime. It also features his signature. Topps takes a new approach at card design with this one. It shows Thomas’s head wearing a White Sox baseball cap. It also features his signature. Even though it is ungraded it is one of the most valuable cards you can find.

 

12. Frank Thomas Donruss Card

12. Frank Thomas Donruss Card

Year: 1992

Price: $2,535.35

Grade: BGS 9.5

Card Number: #18

In 1992 Donruss made this card of Frank Thomas. Here he is holding three bats and smiling at the camera. Donruss is known for the use of high quality photos and the use of beautiful frames. This card is graded 9.5 by BGS. In 1992 Thomas was still playing baseball with the Chicago White Sox.

 

13. Frank Thomas Upper Deck

13. Frank Thomas Upper Deck

Year: 1999

Price: $1,200

Grade: Ungraded

Card Number: Not Numbered

Upper Deck made this card here in 1999. This company was founded in 1988 with headquarters in the US. This Upper Deck card shows Frank Thomas in the motion of striking a ball. In 1999 he was still with the Chicago White Sox. This card is ungraded, has no autograph of him but is very valuable.

 

14. Frank Thomas Fleer Card

14. Frank Thomas Fleer Card

Year: 1992

Price: $4,795

Grade: BGS 10

Card Number: #44

Originally a bubble gum company, Fleer started making sports cards in 1923 with baseball cards. Fleer made this card in 1992 with Frank Thomas’s picture on it. It shows him in the Chicago White Sox uniform. The card is graded 10 by BGS and is the number 44 in the batch of cards.

 

15. Frank Thomas Leaf Collection

15. Frank Thomas Leaf Collection

Year: 1990

Price: $7,998.98

Grade: Ungraded

Card Number: Not Numbered

This is a highly valuable collection of Frank Thomas cards. This seller on Amazon wants to sell the Frank Thomas cards along with the other players. This pushes the price up to what it is. The cards are made by Fleer. On August 2, 1990, Thomas made his debut in the major league with the Milwaukee Brewers at county stadium. On August 28 he hit his first homerun. This card serves to remind fans of that game. It is ungraded.

 

16. Frank Thomas Panini Card

16. Frank Thomas Panini Card

Year: 2021

Price: $10,000

Grade: Ungraded

Card Number: Not Numbered

This very valuable collection of Frank Thomas Panini cards goes for $10,000. The price goes up higher when it’s a collection. And there are about 30 pieces of Panini cards here. They were produced in 2021 showing Thomas in his Chicago White Sox uniform. The cards are ungraded yet.

 

17. Frank Thomas Topps Card

17. Frank Thomas Topps Card

Year: 2008

Price: $1,250

Grade: Ungraded

Card Number: #30

In 2008 when this Topps card was made Frank Thomas was playing with the Toronto Blue Jays. Here he is shown wearing the team’s uniform. He signed a two year contract with the team on November 16, 2006. This Topps card is unlike Topps cards from past years. It is framed in plastic with a minimalistic design that incorporates less colors.

 

18. Frank Thomas Donruss Card

18. Frank Thomas Donruss Card

Year: 1991

Price: $1,100

Grade: Ungraded

Card Number: #477

This is a 1991 Donruss card of Frank Thomas. He is playing with the Chicago White Sox here. He won a silver slugger award this year, and also led the league in on-base percentage. This card is ungraded and numbered 477 in the batch.

 

19. Frank Thomas Upper Deck

19. Frank Thomas Upper Deck

Year: 1994

Price: $1,699

Grade: PSA 10

Card Number: #500

This 1994 card was made by Upper Deck. The 1994 season was shortened by a players strike. This also affected Thomas’s aim of winning the Triple Crown award. This upper deck card shows Thomas playing for the Chicago White Sox team.

 

20. Frank Thomas Pro Card

20. Frank Thomas Pro Card

Year: 1990

Price: $1,019

Grade: BGS 10

Card Number: #46

Pro Cards made cards in the 1990s. It was under the portfolio of Leaf Trading Cards. This  1990 card is graded 10 by BGS and is number 46 in the batch of cards. It shows the smiling Frank Thomas in the Birmingham Barons uniform. Thomas was a member of that team in the early 1990s in the minor leagues. Frank Thomas led the team with 18 homeruns in that year.

 

21. Frank Thomas Topps Card

21. Frank Thomas Topps Card

Year: 1991

Price: $1,800

Grade: BGS 9.5

Card Number: #79

Topps made this card in 1991 when Frank Thomas was with the Chicago White Sox. This year he finished third in the MVP voting with a .318 batting average, 32 home runs, and 109 RBIs plus 138 walks. He also won the silver slugger this year as well.

This valuable card is graded 9.5 and valued at $1,800.

 

22. Frank Thomas Upper Deck

22. Frank Thomas Upper Deck

Year: 2004

Price: $1,999.99

Grade: Ungraded

Card Number: #22

Upper Deck made this card in 2004. Frank Thomas had suffered some setbacks in his personal life before 2004 which carried into his career. For example he lost his dad in 2001, had to deal with an injury after that which required surgery. Consequently he played in only 20 games in that year. He played better in the following year with 148 games. Yet, his hit that year was a career low. For this reason there seems to be little that happened in his career in the year 2004. This card is ungraded and is number 22 in the batch.

 

23. Frank Thomas Topps Card

23. Frank Thomas Topps Card

Year: 1994

Price: $2,000

Grade: Ungraded

Card Number: #270

In 1994 Topps made this card of Frank Thomas either celebrating a win or of him after he had just hit the ball. Thomas put up a huge offensive number batting .353, 38 home runs, 101 RBIs in 1994. His slugging percentage was a huge .729. Thomas won his second MVP award in 1994 as well. This card shows Frank Thomas in his elements playing for the Chicago White Sox. It is ungraded yet and worth $2,000.

 

24. Frank Thomas Upper Deck

24. Frank Thomas Upper Deck

Year: 1992

Price: $1,200

Grade: Ungraded

Card Number: #166

Upper Deck made their Frank Thomas 1992 card and put one of the best pictures of the athlete on it. Here you see Thomas smiling at the camera, holding his bat and preparing to hit. Or maybe he just did. You can’t get over the smile though. Here he wears the Chicago White Sox uniform and cap. The card is ungraded.

 

25. Frank Thomas Skybox Card

25. Frank Thomas Skybox Card

Year: 1997

Price: $25,000

Grade: PSA 10

Card Number: #1

This Frank Thomas card was manufactured by Skybox in 1997. Skybox tries a different approach at design. The true background is replaced with a computer generated one. Here you see Thomas looking like he’s prancing in celebration. Well, from 1991 to 1997, he finished in the top 10 of the MVP voting for every year. He won the batting title in 97 as well. He sure could celebrate. This card is graded 10 and worth a whopping $25,000.

 

26. Frank Thomas Leaf Card

26. Frank Thomas Leaf Card

Year: 1993

Price: $1,399

Grade: PSA 10

Card Number: FT

This Frank Thomas card was made by Leaf, another notable card manufacturer. It was made in 1993 and shows Thomas playing with the Chicago White Sox. His autograph is visible on the front of it. He batted .317 this year with a club record 41 home runs, 128 RBI, scored 106 runs, and 112 walks. This card is graded 10.

 

27. Frank Thomas Donruss Card

Frank Thomas Donruss Card 1998

Year: 1998

Price: $2,500

Grade: Ungraded

Card Number: #1

Donruss made this 1998 card with Frank Thomas on it. It was the late 1990s and injuries were keeping Thomas off the field for short periods. This card shows him playing for the Chicago White Sox. Donruss gives us a picture of him with the American flag in the background. The Card is ungraded.

 

28. Frank Thomas Skybox Card

28. Frank Thomas Skybox Card

Year: 1999

Price: $1,100

Grade: SGC 9.5

Card Number: #6

Skybox made this card in 1999. It is graded 9.5 for good condition. It is not certain if this is a picture from that year. One thing is for sure, Thomas looks great here. It was a tough end of the decade for him and he would not rebound from his trouble until the following year, 2000. Here he is seen in the Chicago White Sox uniform.

 

29. Frank Thomas Fleer Card

29. Frank Thomas Fleer Card

Year: 2003

Price: $2,500

Grade: Ungraded

Card Number: #18

The last but not the least card in this list was made by Fleer in 2003. It was a great season for Thomas. He had 42 home runs, tying him for second in the AL. He was in the league’s top 10 in walks, extra-base hits, slugging average, and on-base plus slugging. This card is ungraded.

 

Conclusion

All the cards on this list are about Frank Thomas. Likely you have been transported back in history to a time when he was one of the best players of baseball. Cards bearing his pictures abound, perhaps you have one or two and wonder how the ones on this list are so valuable. Well, you can always put your cards up for sale as well. Simply go through the links provided with the cards and see for yourself.

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