The identity of the purchaser of the Trout card has not been made public.
“This event was sort of a perfect storm as we had a remarkable collection of historical memorabilia backed by incredible marketing and publicity during a large market for sports collectibles,” said Ken Goldin, Founder of Goldin Auctions , in an official press release.The Trout Record Card auction began in July with an opening bid of $ 1 million.The trout were drafted No. 25 overall in the 2009 MLB Draft.
He didn’t make his MLB debut until 2011, when he played 40 games for Los Angeles.
He won the rookie of the year award in 2012.