Gavin Lux was selected by the Los Angeles Dodgers with the 20th pick in the 2016 MLB June Amateur Draft from Indian Trail HS (Kenosha, WI).
- Name: Gavin Thomas Lux
- Date of birth: Nov 23, 1997, in Kenosha, Wis.
- High School: Indian Trail HS, Kenosha, Wis.
- Draft: Drafted in the 1st round (20th overall) by the Los Angeles Dodgers in 2016
- Ht.: 6’2″ / Wt.: 190 lbs
- Bats: L / Throws: R
He was a top draft pick after being named the 2016 Wisconsin baseball Gatorade Player of the Year (hitting a mind-blowing .560 average in his senior season).
Scouting: Above average hitting, speed, and power.
“With his plus speed and savvy, Lux can steal bases and has the upside of a 25-25 player. He has the raw tools to play shortstop, including quickness, soft hands, and solid arm strength, and he has gotten smoother at the position since turning pro. But he also has had issues with throwing accuracy, leading to 61 errors in 208 games at short in his first three seasons, so many scouts think he’ll wind up at second base.” – Who is Gavin Lux? Meet the Dodgers’ top prospect linked to the Indians in trade talks
Best Gavin Lux Rookie Cards
2016 Gavin Lux Bowman Chrome Rookie Card #CDAGL (buy on eBay)
Here is our favorite Lux rookie card by far and the most valuable as well. The 2016 Bowman Draft Gavin Lux rookie card is available in a variety of parallels and is numbered #CDA-GL.
2016 Bowman Draft Gavin Lux Parallels: Silver, Blue, Green, Gold, Orange (#/25), Red (#/5) and Black (1/1), while Chrome versions offer Refractor, Sky Blue Refractor, Purple Refractor, Blue Refractor, Green Refractor, Gold Refractor, Orange Refractor (#/25), Red Refractor (#/5), and SuperFractor (1/1).
2020 Gavin Lux Topps Heritage Rookie Card (buy on eBay)
This card shows Gavin with a goofy smile on his face while on one knee… not the best looking rookie card but a valuable one if it has an autograph.
2020 Gavin Lux Topps Series 1 Rookie Card #292 (buy on eBay)
Another Gavin Lux Topps Rookie Card but this one has a much better photo. The card features Gavin leaving the batter’s box after a base knock.
Best Gavin Lux Rookie Card Investments Summary
- 2016 Bowman Chrome Gavin Lux RC Auto Dodgers Rookie #CDAGL
- 2020 Topps Heritage GAVIN LUX Rookie Card
- 2020 Topps Series 1 Gavin Lux Dodgers RC #292
- 2016 Gavin Lux Bowman Chrome Rookie Card #BDC67
- 2020 Topps Heritage Gavin Lux Rookie Real One
- 2020 Topps Inception Gavin Lux Rookie Patch Auto /25
- 2020 Topps Series 1 Rookie Card #292
- 2020 Inception Rookie and Emerging Stars Auto #RESAGL
- 2020 Topps Gavin Lux SSP Photo Variation
- 2020 Topps Gypsy Queen GQA-GL
Gavin Lux Rookie Card Value Outlook
We feel Lux has an excellent chance of being a star with the Dodgers.
Not only does he hit for average but he definitely has some pop in his bat.
Currently, Gavin Lux rookie cards (high grades i.e. PSA 10 BGS 9.5) are going for $50 to $1100.
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RookieCardRamblings Favorite Gavin Lux Rookie Card
We recommend buying the 2016 Bowman Chrome Refractor card.
We have bought 4 refractor versions (2 PSA 10, 2 BGS 9.5) and will add a few more over the next month or two.