Sports bobbleheads have become an undeniable part of the American sports culture. While it may be difficult to predict which ones will become more valuable, the most popular players or teams indeed draw the most interest for avid sports fans and collectors.
While most of the best sports bobbleheads are considerably expensive, there are a couple of websites that offer bobble head dolls for a few dollars.
After all, it is not the price tag on the bobblehead that gives it its value but instead on how strong of a connection it serves between the fans and the game, team or athletes they have come to love. With that in mind, here are a few of the most popular sports bobbleheads in the world.
- 1961 New York Yankee Bobblehead
- Babe Ruth Official Bobbleheads
- 1st Lebron James Los Angele Lakers Bobblehead By FOCO
- 1969 Vintage Knicks Bobblehead
- Wisconsin MVP’s Triple Bobblehead Set
- Kobe Bryant’s Commemorative Bobbleheads
1961 New York Yankee Bobblehead
In the early years of baseball, sports bobbleheads are given away as promotions to ticket holders. Currently, these vintage bobbleheads can go for thousands of dollars, depending on its rarity and condition. One example of such bobblehead is the 1961 Yankee Bobble, which was sold for $59,750 in 2014.
Babe Ruth Official Bobbleheads
Babe Ruth has the most significant impact when it comes to baseball. It is no surprise that his sports memorabilia are considerably popular that it can go for tens of thousands of dollars. Official Babe Ruth bobbleheads don’t cost as much but are incredibly popular as well. Official Babe Ruth bobbleheads, which can go for around $150.
1st Lebron James Los Angele Lakers Bobblehead By FOCO
Many compare Lebron James to Michael Jordan, who, for many years, holds the thrown as the greatest basketball player of all time. Foco released its first-ever Lebron James bobblehead in 2018, which a lot of fans considered as a score for their collection.
1969 Vintage Knicks Bobblehead
This bobblehead piece has an unusual feature. Instead of the head, it is the ball that bobbles, which creates a dribbling motion. The bobblehead stands on a gold base with a New York sticker on the front of the base.
Wisconsin MVP’s Triple Bobblehead Set
Foco released 1500 bobbleheads for each of Wisconsin MVPs. Giannis Antetokounmpo, Christian Yelich, and Aaron Rodgers bobbleheads are on separate platforms that interlock together to form the state of Wisconsin.
Giannis Antetokounmpo Bobblehead
Giannis Antetokounmpo’s induction as an MVP of the National Basketball Association for 2018-19 is what started the boasting of Wisconsin as a reigning MVP state.
Christian Yelich Bobblehead
Christain filled the baseball MVP spot in Wisconsin’s reign as he was awarded MVP in 2018 National League
Aaron Rodgers Bobblehead
Aaron Rodgers, on the other hand, won MVP awards in the NFL in 2011 and 2014.
Kobe Bryant’s Commemorative Bobbleheads
The Lakers released three commemorative bobbleheads in March 2016. The bobbleheads come with a stand that has a Laker’s logo, Kobe’s name, and the years he won his five NBA championships. These Three bobbleheads have become increasingly popular as they celebrate Kobe’s farewell season.
Lakers Signing Commemorative Bobblehead
The Lakers released this on March 1, 2016, which is the first bobblehead from a set of three. It commemorates Kobe’s first signing with the Lakers in 1996.
Championship Commemorative Bobblehead
This is the second commemorative bobblehead, released on March 22, 20167. The bobblehead is wearing Kobe’s white traditional home jersey while holding the championship trophy.
Third Commemorative Bobblehead
The third commemorative bobblehead signified Kobe’s final season with the NBA as he retired on April 13, 2016. The bobblehead showcases Kobe wearing his yellow jersey while dribbling a ball.