The rookie card is an original from 1982 and it features New York Giants Hall of Famer Lawrence Taylor. Taylor was a first round pick in 1981 and was a 10 time Pro Bowler and helped guide the New York Giants to 2 Super Bowl Championships. He was the NFL MVP in 1986 and was inducted into the NFL Hall of Fame in 1999. The rookie card is an original, not a reproduction and is in collector grade. The card has been encapsulated in a clear acrylic case with an ID tag to ensure authenticity and protection. This will make a great addition to any sports fan’s collection.