Before Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson became the most electrifying man in sports entertainment, he played college football at the University of Miami.
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During the 1994 season, Bumble Bee tuna company produced a set of cards featuring many of Miami’s football players, including Johnson, Ray Lewis, and Warren Sapp. At an auction on Wednesday night, Johnson had one of his ultra-rare cards sell for $13,988 by PWCC Auctions.
The card was graded a Gem Mint 10 by PSA.
According to TMZ Sports, the 24-card sheets were passed out at the Orange Bowl that season, and since it was a rainy day, most of the people didn’t save the cards. There was a report that there are fewer than 50 cards of the Johnson cards that exist today.
Back in 2014, a similar Johnson card sold for $4,228, according to TMZ Sports. The card that sold on Wednesday night obviously made a huge jump since the last one sold six years ago.
Johnson played defensive tackle for Miami and he was a part of the national championship team in 1991.