Tork Talk: Spencer Torkelson Talks About Getting Back to Baseball, the Price of His Cards


Spencer Torkelson went undrafted as a high school senior. Forty rounds. Nada. Yet just three years later he was the first overall pick by the Detroit Tigers in the 2020 MLB Draft. Outside of a few fall instructional league games against Toronto Blue Jays prospects on a backfield, Torkelson still hasn’t played a real professional game. Doesn’t seem to matter as one of his top cards – 2020 Bow-man Chrome Draft Refractor AU/499 – saw a couple sales sneak past the four-digit mark in ungraded form in January. “I mean . . .” Torkelson says, “that’s just crazy.” Maybe it…

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