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 Joe Flacco David Garrard 2008 SPX TRIPLE AUTO 3 20 SIGNED RC
$299.99
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2010 NATIONAL TREASURES BEN ROETHLISBERGER #116 CENTURY SILVER #17 25
$19.99
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BEN ROETHLISBERGER 2009 UD ICONS DECADE OF DOMINANCE JERSEY 199 Steelers
$19.99
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BEN ROETHLISBERGER 2007 UPPER DECK NFL ARTIFACTS JERSEY 250 Pittsburgh Steelers
$19.99
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BEN ROETHLISBERGER 2008 PLAYOFF ABSOLUTE HEROES JERSEY 200 Pittsburgh Steelers
$19.99
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Ben Roethlisberger 2003 Rookie Review #61 HYPE 1 1 Rookie Card
$99.99
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Ben Roethlisberger and Rashard Mendenhall game worn jersey cards.
$11.50
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BEN ROETHLISBERGER 2009 DONRUSS CLASSICS DRESS CODE JERSEY 299 Steelers
$19.99
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BEN ROETHLISBERGER 2004 Playoff Contenders ROUND NUMBERS RED SP RC # 250 BV $24
$14.99
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THE GREATEST BEN ROETHLISBERGER STEELERS 23k GOLD CARD EVER
$13.99
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2006 ULTIMATE BEN ROETHLISBERGER JERSEY 3 CLR PATCH 75
$79.95
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2004 Topps Premiere Prospects #PP1 Ben Roethlisberger
$18.75
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2010 Classics Ben Roethlisberger PATCH Steelers 25 *GC1B
$22.49
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2004 Press Pass SE Ben Roethlisberger Rookie Card Near Mint Steelers Future HOF
$20.00
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Ben Roethlisberger Le'Veon Bell Dri Archer Polamalu STEELERS ROOKIE JERSEY AUTO+
$17.99
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INVESTMENT LOT (100) 2003 Rookie Review Cards #61 Ben Roethlisberger
$19.95
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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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Ben Roethlisberger Joe Flacco David Garrard 2008 SPX TRIPLE AUTO 3 20 SIGNED RC
$299.99
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Ben Roethlisberger 2003 Rookie Review #61 HYPE 1 1 Rookie Card
$99.99
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BEN ROETHLISBERGER 2004 Playoff Contenders ROUND NUMBERS RED SP RC # 250 BV $24
$14.99
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THE GREATEST BEN ROETHLISBERGER STEELERS 23k GOLD CARD EVER
$13.99
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2004 Topps Ben Roethlisberger Rookie #311 Pittsburgh Steelers
$5.95
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2004 Topps Premiere Prospects #PP1 Ben Roethlisberger
$18.75
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2004 Press Pass SE Ben Roethlisberger Rookie Card Near Mint Steelers Future HOF
$20.00
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Ben Roethlisberger Le'Veon Bell Dri Archer Polamalu STEELERS ROOKIE JERSEY AUTO+
$17.99
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2004 Pigskin Futurers Rookie Insert Ben Roethlisberger
$6.00
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2004 Press Pass Big Numbers Ben Roethlisberger
$8.00
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INVESTMENT LOT (100) 2003 Rookie Review Cards #61 Ben Roethlisberger
$19.95
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Ben Roethlisberger Rookies And Stars Longevity 3 Color Prime Patch 9 25 Rare!!!!
$59.99
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2004 TOPPS #311 BEN ROETHLISBERGER ROOKIE RC PITTSBURGH STEELERS
$14.35
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THE GREATEST BEN ROETHLISBERGER STEELERS 23k GOLD CARD EVER
$15.45
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2004 Press Pass Ben Roethlisberger Rookie #9 Pittsburgh Steelers RC Miami
$5.00
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2004 Ultra #213 Ben Roethlisberger Rookie Fleer Ultra 10 Pristine Football Card
$17.95
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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 WILSON WHITE PANEL NFL FOOTBALL STEELERS JSA COA
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BEN ROETHLISBERGER SIGNED MIAMI REDHAWKS MINI HELMET JSA
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BEN ROETHLISBERGER Signed PITTSBURGH STEELERS NFL White Mini Helmet - JSA CoA
$41.01
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Ben Roethlisberger, Pgh Steelers, Signed SB 40 FB, JSA
$149.95
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Ben Roethlisberger Signed Pittsburgh Steelers 8x10 Photo - PSA - COA - PSA DNA
$119.99
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Signed Ben Roethlisberger Photo - 16x20 - JSA Certified -Item #1454174
$149.99
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Ben Roethlisberger Steelers Signed 16x20 Photo PSA DNA
$149.00
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Ben Roethlisberger Autographed Steelers SIGNED 16x20 Photo COA JSA
$229.99
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Ben Roethlisberger Autographed Signed OML Rawlings Baseball ROMLB Pitt JSA PSA
$74.00
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BEN ROETHLISBERGER SIGNED OFFICIAL NFL FOOTBALL UDA HOLO COA
$229.99
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BEN ROETHLISBERGER SIGNED PITTSBURGH STEELERS TOUCHDOWN PYLON SUPER BOWL JSA COA
$279.99
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BEN ROETHLISBERGER & TERRY BRADSHAW SIGNED STEELERS LOGO FOOTBALL JSA COA
$349.99
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$199.99
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BEN ROETHLISBERGER SIGNED WILSON WHITE PANEL NFL FOOTBALL STEELERS JSA COA
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Ben Roethlisberger & Jerome Bettis Dual Signed Framed BASEBALL Display JSA
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Ben Roethlisberger Signed Full Size Wilson NFL Football JSA Steeler Miami OH
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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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