Originally Posted by Andrew Jones
He would absolutely be more expensive if he were tiered. However, the fact that he's the most expensive card in the set despite having a significantly higher print run than other top prospects in the set demonstrates that talent/hype fuel the prices much more than print run. As others pointed out above, the top guys will command top dollar regardless of print run.
Couldn't agree more.
Hype/talent/team you play for are more important than print run of a base auto. Only talking about first chrome auto/base cards, not other stuff like Sterling, Platinum, etc.