Bert Blyleven Cards, Rookie Cards and Autographed Memorabilia Guide

Bert Blyleven

Date of Birth: 4/6/1951
Rookie Card Year: 1971
Investment Rating: 6.0


Overview

When he was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 2011, Bert Blyleven cards and autographed memorabilia got a spike in value. Blyleven had been on the induction bubble for several years and finally earned his rightful place among baseball's greats.

Blyleven is a two-time Worlds Series Champion and All-Star. He racked up 287 wins in his 22-year career. He retired with a lifetime ERA of 3.31 and 3,701 strikeouts.

Bert Blyleven has two rookie cards, 1971 Topps and 1971 O-Pee-Chee Baseball.

Blyleven's first certified autograph card is part of the 2000 Fleer Greats of the Game set. The card features an on-card signature.

His first game-used memorabilia cards were issued by Topps in 2002. He has game-worn jersey cards in that year's Stadium Club and Tribute brands.

Bert Blyleven's autographed memorabilia is very affordable for a Hall of Famer. He is a frequent participant in autograph signing events. Having played for six teams during his career, his signature is popular with fans from coast-to-coast.

Bert Blyleven Rookie Cards

1971 O-Pee-Chee Bert Blyleven RC #26

1971 O Pee Chee Bert Blyleven RC 213x300 Image

The 1971 O-Pee-Chee card features an identical photograph and design to its Topps counterpart. The key difference between the two cards is the bilingual back of the O-Pee-Chee card. The text is written in French and English. The black borders make top condition cards extremely rare. Like a lot of O-Pee-Chee issues, centering is also a major issue.

1971 Topps Bert Blyleven RC #26

1971 Topps Bert Blyleven RC 216x300 Image

The all-black borders of the card do little in the way of hiding even the smallest of imperfections. As a result, cards getting top professional grades can hit huge numbers because they're so scarce.

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2005 Topps Pristine Legends Personal Endorsements BERT BLYLEVEN Autograph PEA-BB
$15.99
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2012 Panini Cooperstown HOF Classes Team #21 Bert Blyleven - Minnesota Twins
$9.99
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BERT BLYLEVEN ANGELS SIGNED BASEBALL CARD 1989 FLEER U-12 BALL POINT PEN
$9.99
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1980 Topps #457 BERT BLYLEVEN - Living HOF - Centered - GEM MINT PSA 10
$39.99
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1974 TOPPS #98 BERT BLYLEVEN TWINS HOF POP 6 PSA 10 B1817274-155
$299.99
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1971 Topps Baseball Bert Blyleven #26 (Rookie) PSA 6
$60.00
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1976 Kelloggs 3-D Super Stars #11 BERT BLYLEVEN & #29 BILL LEE Unopened pack
$19.99
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1971 TOPPS BERT BLYLEVEN #26 (20.00) EXMT TA1729
$7.00
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1971 TOPPS #26 BERT BLYLEVEN MINNESOTA TWINS - ROOKIE SIGNED - SGC AUTHENTIC
$49.99
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1971 Topps #26 - Bert Blyleven (RC) - PSA 7 -- Twins HoF Rookie (mikedenero)
$155.00
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1971 Topps #26 - Bert Blyleven (RC) - BVG 8 -- Twins HoF Rookie (mikedenero)
$470.00
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(12) Bert Blyleven Minnesota Twins Cleveland CA AngelsIndians NM MT
$5.95
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1977 Topps # 630 Bert Blyleven Rangers SGC 84 = 7 Graded Card
$11.99
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1975 Hostess #74 Bert Blyleven Minnesota Twins Hof 2011 PSA 9 LP 7 Higher
$29.99
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1981 TOPPS TRADED #738 BERT BLYLEVEN PSA 9 B1434435
$5.99
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Rare 2011 Topps #570B Bert Blyleven SP $15
$9.99
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Autograph Guide

Bert Blyleven Autographed Memorabilia Buying Guide

Below you will find an example of what Bert Blyleven's authentic signature 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 companySome of the trusted sources within the sports memorabilia market include the following companies: PSA, JSA, Steiner, Mounted Memories and Tristar. Click on any of the images below to view full size photos.

Bert Blyleven Cut Signature Exemplar

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Bert Blyleven Key Signature Attributes: An authentic Bert Blyleven 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. It is written in cursive with a pride of penmanship. Each letter of both names is legible.
  2. The letter "B"s of the first and last name are usually different. The first is wide with more open loops. In contrast, the one in the last name is often more narrow.
  3. The "e"s are both open as are the "l"s.
  4. All the letters are connected with the pen lifting only between first and last names.

Bert Blyleven Signed Baseball Pricing

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Bert Blyleven Signed Photograph Pricing

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Bert Blyleven Signed 1986 Fleer - PSA DNA
$25.00
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Twins Bert Blyleven Signed Autograph Official Major League Baseball JSA HOF
$49.99
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BERT BLYLEVEN CLEVELAND INDIANS,HOF JSA STAMP SIGNED CARD
$35.00
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BERT BLYLEVEN INDIANS SIGNED JSA CERT STICKER 8X10 PHOTO AUTHENTIC AUTOGRAPH
$30.00
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1970 MINNESOTA TWINS TEAM SIGNED BASEBALL JSA LOA ROD CAREW BERT BLYLEVEN
$249.99
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BERT BLYLEVEN SIGNED "NO HITTER 9 22 77" AUTO BASEBALL PSA DNA 4A02245
$95.96
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Bert Blyleven Autographed Signed 1975 Topps Card #30 PSA DNA #83466746
$29.00
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Bert Blyleven signed autograph auto 1974 Topps Baseball Car d#98 PSA Slabbed
$45.00
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BERT BLYLEVEN TWINS SIGNED AUTOGRAPHED OML BASEBALL BALL PSA DNA #W43983
$79.00
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Bert Blyleven Autographed Signed 8X10 Photo Twins HOF PSA DNA Certified
$99.99
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BERT BLYLEVEN PSA DNA SIGNED PHOTO CERTIFIED AUTOGRAPH AUTHENTIC
$36.00
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Bert Blyleven signed 8x10 auto insc Angels COA TRISTAR photo MLB autographed
$49.99
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Bert Blyleven TWINS HOF SIGNED 3 x 5 INDEX CARD AUTOGRAPH AUTO PSA DNA
$35.00
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BERT BLYLEVEN SIGNED PSA DNA 1985 DONRUSS DK AUTOGRAPH AUTHENTIC
$38.00
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BERT BLYLEVEN SIGNED "NO HITTER 9 22 77" AUTO BASEBALL PSA DNA 4A02244
$95.96
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Bert Blyleven Signed Pirates 8x10 Photo Authentic Autograph JSA #I82422
$39.99
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