Yankees’ Jasson Dominguez autographed card sells for unbelievable amount at auction

New York Yankees, Jasson Dominguez

New York Yankees star prospect Jasson Dominguez is already one of the most hyped players in minor-league baseball, despite the fact he hasn’t featured above Single-A ball just yet.

Dominguez has been compared to players like Mickey Mantle and Mike Trout, and the Yankees believe he can reach that astronomical comparison given the proper development. At just 19 years old, Dominguez stands at 5-foot-10 and 190 pounds, containing unparalleled power and athleticism for a player of his size and age.

In fact, he’s already helping fans cash in on his likeness.

Bryan Hoch of MLB.com reported that an autographed card of Dominguez sold for an insane amount:

Nicknamed “The Martian” for his otherworldly on-field abilities, Dominguez received a $5.1 million signing bonus in 2019. One of Dominguez’s autographed baseball cards sold at auction this week for $474,000, a staggering haul for a player who has yet to log an at-bat above Low-A.

MLB.com has high praises for Jasson, mentioning his incredible tools:

Dominguez not only has the potential for well above-average tools across the board, but he also has the advanced instincts and skills to get the most of them. A switch-hitter, he exhibits a smooth stroke, tremendous bat speed and strength from both sides of the plate. With precocious feel for the barrel and a mature, disciplined approach, he should hit for power and average.

With Low-A Tampa, Dominguez slashed .252/.353/.379 across 56 games. He tallied five homers, nine doubles, 19 RBIs, and stole nine bases. He also generator 27 walks and struck out 73 times.

Kevin Reese, the Yankees’ vice president of player development, raved about Dominguez and his ability to connect with people and perform at an extremely high level on the field.

“Everywhere he goes, he’s turning heads,” Reese said. “His ability to connect with people, his ability to lead at such a young age, the exit velo, the speed. Some of the measurables that we do on our performance science side, it’s all off the charts. We just want to get him to play more baseball; I think all of the skill is there, all of the ability is there.”

If all goes well, Jasson will be one of the biggest Yankee players ever to play the game, but he has a long way to go before he accomplishes that feat.

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