Ben Roethlisberger Card and Autograph Memorabilia Guide

Ben Roethlisberger

Date of Birth: 3/2/1982
Rookie Card Year: 2004
Investment Rating: 8.0


Overview

Ben Roethlisberger has seen his share of ups and downs. "Big Ben" was drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers in 2004. After assuming the starting role in game three of his rookie season, he led the Steelers all the way to the AFC Championship game. Ben Roethlisberger card collectors have chased him ever since.

Although he was unable to win the big prize as a rookie, Roethlisberger brought Super Bowl victories back to Pittsburgh in 2005 and 2008. Inconsistency followed in the ensuing seasons, with the Steelers not even making the playoffs in 2006 or 2009.

Additionally, off-field issues added drama to the team chemistry and Roethlisberger's career. A motorcycle accident in 2006 almost took his life. In 2009 and 2010, allegations of sexual assault were levied against the star quarterback. Although he was never even formally charged, let alone convicted, Roethlisberger was suspended by the league for the first six games of the 2010 season for violating the NFL's personal conduct policy. In spite of these negatives, Ben Roethlisberger card collectors have remained loyal based on his winning ways and gritty play.

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Among active quarterbacks, Roethlisberger is behind only Tom Brady in Super Bowl wins. Given his early success, Ben Roethlisberger card and memorabilia values are already strong but there still might be room for growth if he can see more success like he did early in his career.

Ben Roethlisberger has nearly 50 rookie cards that will appeal to all budgets.

Top Ben Roethlisberger Rookie Cards

Population reports current as of 11/13.

2004 SP Authentic Ben Roethlisberger RC #213 Autographed Jersey #/299

2004 SP Authentic Ben Roethlisberger Image

The 2004 SP Authentic Ben Roethlisberger card features an on-card autograph and jersey piece. One thing that immediately becomes clear is that Roethlisberger has a very sloppy signature. Regardless, this is one of the top rookie cards for collectors.

2004 SP Authentic Ben Roethlisberger BGS Population Report:
# Submitted: 25
Pristine 10: 0
Gem Mint 9.5: 2
Mint 9: 4

2004 SP Authentic Ben Roethlisberger PSA Population Report:
# Submitted: 11
Gem Mint 10: 2
Mint 9: 2

2004 Bowman Chrome Ben Roethlisberger RC #111 Autograph #/199

2004 Bowman Chrome Ben Roethlisberger Image

Bowman Chrome has a distinct design and finish. The Ben Roethlisberger card features an on-card autograph and low print run of just 199 copies. Although it does not have a jersey piece, the timeless design ensures that the card will remain a collector favorite.

2004 Bowman Chrome Ben Roethlisberger BGS Population Report:
# Submitted: 65
Pristine 10: 2
Gem Mint 9.5: 23
Mint 9: 34

2004 Bowman Chrome Ben Roethlisberger PSA Population Report:
# Submitted: 15
Gem Mint 10: 1
Mint 9: 13

2004 Playoff Contenders Ben Roethlisberger RC #106 Autograph

2004 Playoff Contenders Ben Roethlisberger Image

Despite the relatively high high print run (it's not numbered but confirmed as 541) and sticker autograph, Playoff Contenders has long been a top option for rookie collectors. The 2004 Contenders Ben Roethlisberger card continues to be one of the most heavily purchased.

2004 Playoff Contenders Ben Roethlisberger BGS Population Report:
# Submitted: 160
Pristine 10: 1
Gem Mint 9.5: 21
Mint 9: 86

2004 Playoff Contenders Ben Roethlisberger PSA Population Report:
# Submitted: 52
Gem Mint 10: 16
Mint 9: 31

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BEN ROETHLISBERGER 2006 FLAIR WAVE FUTURE Football #WOTF3 BCCG 10 Mint
$17.99
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BEN ROETHLISBERGER 2006 Fleer ULTRA POSTSEASON PER #BR BCCG 10 Mint
$17.99
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Ben Roethlisberger - 2004 Leaf Certified Materials - BGS 9.5 GEM MINT - #62 1250
$95.00
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Ben Roethlisberger - 2004 Fleer Showcase #113 - BGS 9.5 GEM MINT - SN #285 599
$95.00
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Eli Manning , Ben Roethlisberger, Rivers, Losman Quad Rookie Card #763 1000
$13.00
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Ben Roethlisberger Pittsburgh Steelers 100 ct Lot Miami OH Non Auto Non Rookie
$74.95
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2004 E-X BEN ROETHLISBERGER PITTSBURGH STEELERS ROOKIE AUTO BECKETT MINT 9 AUTO
$300.00
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2004 Fleer Tradition Ben Roethlisberger Rookie Card #333 Steelers Star "Big Ben"
$12.99
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2004 TOPPS TOTAL BEN ROETHLISBERGER ROOKIE RC GEM ELITE 10 PRISTINE STEELERS
$19.99
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2008 TOPPS DPP GOLD REFRACTOR BIG BEN ROETHLISBERGER STEELERS RC !!!
$149.99
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2004 Bowman Football #114 Ben Roethlisberger Gold Uncirculated Rookie Card 110
$66.00
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2004 Fleer Authentix Ben Roethlisberger Bill Cowher Autograph Rookie (Gold 25)RC
$119.99
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2004 Fleer Sweet Sigs Football Blister Multi-pack-Roethlisberger Manning RC-4ct.
$17.49
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Ben Roethlisberger Heath Miller Troy Polamalu Triple Autograph-2012 Panini 3 5
$350.00
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2004 SPX (Spectrum Variant) Ben Roethlisberger Autograph Rookie (25)RC Football
$435.00
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1 1-2004 Prestige Ben Roethlisberger (Xtra Points Mirror Black) Rookie 07 25
$140.00
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Rookie Cards

Ben Roethlisberger Rookie Card Checklist

Budget Rookie Cards

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Mid-Range Rookie Cards

2004 Greats of the Game Ben Roethlisberger Image

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Eli Manning , Ben Roethlisberger, Rivers, Losman Quad Rookie Card #763 1000
$13.00
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Ben Roethlisberger Pittsburgh Steelers 100 ct Lot Miami OH Non Auto Non Rookie
$74.95
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2004 E-X BEN ROETHLISBERGER PITTSBURGH STEELERS ROOKIE AUTO BECKETT MINT 9 AUTO
$300.00
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2004 Fleer Tradition Ben Roethlisberger Rookie Card #333 Steelers Star "Big Ben"
$12.99
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2004 TOPPS TOTAL BEN ROETHLISBERGER ROOKIE RC GEM ELITE 10 PRISTINE STEELERS
$19.99
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(2) Ben Roethlisberger 2004 Rookie RC LOT Score #381 STEELERS LOOK!!
$6.99
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2008 TOPPS DPP GOLD REFRACTOR BIG BEN ROETHLISBERGER STEELERS RC !!!
$149.99
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2004 Bowman Football #114 Ben Roethlisberger Gold Uncirculated Rookie Card 110
$66.00
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2004 Fleer Authentix Ben Roethlisberger Bill Cowher Autograph Rookie (Gold 25)RC
$119.99
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2004 Fleer Sweet Sigs Football Blister Multi-pack-Roethlisberger Manning RC-4ct.
$17.49
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2004 SPX (Spectrum Variant) Ben Roethlisberger Autograph Rookie (25)RC Football
$435.00
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1 1-2004 Prestige Ben Roethlisberger (Xtra Points Mirror Black) Rookie 07 25
$140.00
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2004 Topps Pristine Factory Sealed Football Case-Roethlisberger RC Auto? 20 Hits
$350.00
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2004 Bowman Football #114 Ben Roethlisberger White Uncirculated Rookie Card 165
$62.88
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2004 Fleer Platinum #137 Ben Roethlisberger Rookie 299-BGS Graded-Steelers RC
$39.99
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2004 Playoff Prestige Football Ben Roethlisberger (Autograph 50) Rookie-RC Auto
$142.00
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Autograph Guide

Ben Roethlisberger Autographed Memorabilia Buying Guide

Below you will find examples of what an authentic Ben Roethlisberger autograph looks like. This can be used as a first point of reference for determining the legitimacy of autograph memorabilia, but is not a substitute for having your items authenticated by a well-respected professional autograph authentication company. Some of the trusted sources within the sports memorabilia market include the following companies: PSA, JSA, Steiner, Panini Authentic, Tristar and Mounted Memories. Click on any of the images below to view full size photos.

Cut Signature Exemplar

Ben Roethlisberger Autograph Exemplar Image

Ben Roethlisberger Key Signature Attributes: An authentic Ben Roethlisberger signature autograph will exhibit several distinguishing characteristics. Regardless of  the type of item or when it was signed, look for the following signature features:

  1. Overall, Roethlisberger possesses aq very abbreviated signature with very few legible or even presenting letters
  2. The letter "B"is very distinguishable
  3. A horizontal line at a 45 degree angle suffice foe the letters "en"
  4. The letter "R" is pronounced and the pen lifts before going on to the remaining part of the signature
  5. A combination of the letters "t-i-g" are present with the "t" crossed at the top, or near the top,of the letter
  6. The cross of the letter "t" also caps off the loop of the letter "g"
  7. A "dot" above this letter combination indicates a letter "i"
  8. The inscription of "#7" (his jersey number) is almost always present

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Signed Jersey Pricing:

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Signed 8x10 Photo Pricing:

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Signed Helmet Pricing (Full-size and Mini):

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BEN ROETHLISBERGER Signed Pittsburgh Steelers White Jersey Autograph JSA Size 52
$299.99
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Ben Roethlisberger Signed Steelers 8x10 Photo JSA COA
$149.00
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Ben Roethlisberger Signed Steelers 8x10 Photo PSA DNA COA
$149.00
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Ben Roethlisberger Signed Steelers Sports Illustrated SI PSA DNA COA
$149.00
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MIAMI OHIO BEN ROETHLISBERGER AUTHENTIC SIGNED RED JERSEY AUTOGRAPHED PSA DNA
$249.99
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BEN ROETHLISBERGER SIGNED 8X10 PHOTO PSA DNA STEELERS
$124.99
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Ben Roethlisberger Hot! signed Steelers 8x10 photo PSA DNA cert PROOF!!
$95.00
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Ben Roethlisberger Signed Sports Illustrated 01 23 2006 Steelers PSA DN
$49.99
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Ben Roethlisberger AUTOGRAPHED 8X10 Super Bowl XL Photo Signed JSA#F88780
$150.00
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Big Ben Roethlisberger Signed Pittsburgh Steelers Autographed Jersey NFL JSA
$25.50
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BEN ROETHLISBERGER & TERRY BRADSHAW SIGNED STEELERS LOGO FOOTBALL JSA COA RARE
$479.99
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BEN ROETHLISBERGER PITTSBURGH STEELERS NIKE ON FIELD SIGNED JERSEY 48 NWT JSA
$425.00
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BEN ROETHLISBERGER "SB XL XLIII CHAMPS" SIGNED AUTHENTIC FULL SIZE HELMET PSA
$579.99
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STEELERS BEN ROETHLISBERGER AUTHENTIC SIGNED MINI HELMET AUTOGRAPHED PSA DNA
$219.99
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STEELERS BEN ROETHLISBERGER SIGNED AUTHENTIC 8X10 PHOTO AUTOGRAPHED JSA #E90529
$94.99
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STEELERS BEN ROETHLISBERGER SIGNED FULL SIZE REP HELMET JSA,MOUNTED, PSA #S80275
$369.99
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Trey Treutel is an Ole Miss grad and a lifelong sports fanatic. He is a huge fan of the NBA and NFL, as well as soccer, college basketball and college football. As a kid, he collected football and basketball cards. As an adult, he started collecting basketball cards again on a whim, and has since expanded to other sports and entertainment options. Find Trey on Twitter at @datreute.

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