Bob Gibson Cards, Rookie Card and Autographed Memorabilia Guide

Bob Gibson

Date of Birth: 11/9/1935
Rookie Card Year: 1959
Investment Rating: 8.0


Overview

One of the most dominant pitchers of baseball's Golden Age, Bob Gibson cards and autographed memorabilia are still very popular. His on-field accomplishments make him a worthy Hall of Famer. Gibson was an All-Star and Gold Glove winner nine-times. He also won the Cy Young Award two-times. He led the St. Louis Cardinals to two World Series Championships where he was the MVP of each.

The Bob Gibson rookie card comes from the 1959 Topps Baseball set. He has a team-issued card by the Omaha Cardinals from 1958 that is also very collectible. Professionally graded versions of both cards in top condition can sell for a substantial premium.

Gibson's early autographed cards include two food issues, 1994 Nabisco and 1995 Tombstone. His first certified autograph from a major trading card manufacturer is in 1997 Donruss Signatures Series Baseball and is serial numbered to 2,000.

In 2000, both Fleer and Upper Deck produced Gibson's first game used memorabilia cards. Fleer paid tribute to him as a member of the 3,000 Strikeouts Club with a series of five different memorabilia cards. They are numbered between 25 and 825. They include single swatches of memorabilia as well as combinations that include game worn jerseys, hats, and bats.

Bob Gibson's autographed memorabilia sees strong demand to this day. Despite being long retired from the game, his dominant presence on the mound has been an enduring memory to those who had the fortune to watch him play. He has appeared at numerous organized signing events and the value of his signed items has remained strong due to a healthy balance between supply and demand.

Bob Gibson Rookie Card

1959 Topps Bob Gibson RC #514

1959-Topps-Bob-Gibson

Gibson's is the key rookie card in the classic 1959 Topps Baseball set. Professionally graded samples returning in a grade of 8/10 or higher, routinely sell for four figures.

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1999 Fleer Sports Illustrated (Bob Gibson) Autograph
$11.99

bob gibson cardinals 1975 topps psa 5 ex
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1964 Topps #460 Bob Gibson *Cardinals* EX EX+ **AA-5666**
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Bob Gibson 1972 Topps, Beckett 7
$13.94

Bob Gibson 2003 SP Legendary Cuts Hall Marks Auto #4 30 St. Louis Cardinals HOF
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BOB GIBSON 2005 UD HALL OF FAME COOPERSTOWN CALLING JERSEY AUTOGRAPH AUTO 15
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UPPER DECK HOF BOB GIBSON 4 COLOR PATCH
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BOB GIBSON 2004 GREATS OF THE GAME SIGNATURE AUTOGRAPH AUTO
$31.35

1972 Topps Bob Gibson #130 Very Clean & Razor Sharp Beauty!! Pack Fresh!!
$10.00

Bob Gibson 2004 Topps Tribute HOF Relics Uni E Card# TR-BG
$16.25

1972 TOPPS #130 BOB GIBSON CARDINALS
$6.00

1969 TOPPS #8 BOB GIBSON BOBBY BOLIN BOB VEALE
$6.00

#350 Bob Gibson and #542 Goose Gossage BVG Grade 7 NM Topps 1974
$19.99

1968 TOPPS #157 ST. LOUIS WINS IT! W BOB GIBSON
$6.00

1968 TOPPS #157 ST. LOUIS WINS IT! W BOB GIBSON
$6.00

2002 FINEST MOMENTS AUTOGRAPHS 10 DIF YOGI BERRA MIKE SCHMIDT BOB GIBSON
$299.99
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Autograph Guide

Bob Gibson Autographed Memorabilia Buying Guide

Below you will find an example of what Bob Gibson'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.

Bob Gibson Cut Signature Exemplar:

Bob Gibson Signature Example

Bob Gibson Key Signature Attributes: An authentic Bob Gibson 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 one of the cleanest signatures in baseball and is easily identifiable with every letter legible.
  2. It is written in standard cursive.
  3. Both letter "O"s are open.
  4. The "G" has standard, but rarely seen, loops of the capital letter.
  5. The "i" is not dotted.
  6. Any number of inscriptions may be found to accompany his name.

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BOB GIBSON SINGLE SIGNED OFFICIAL MLB BASEBALL W HOF 81 INSCRIBED STEINER SPORTS
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JSA Authentic Signed Bob Gibson 2002 Cardinals Expos Spring Training Program Aut
$26.95

BOB GIBSON SIGNED ONL BASEBALL HOF (CARDINALS) GAI
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BOB GIBSON autographed signed Cardinals white Stat jersey JSA witness
$132.61

BOB GIBSON Signed Double Header Bat JSA UDA HOF Cardinals Autographed
$169.99

Bob Gibson 1994 Nabisco All Star Legends signed autograph Card PSA Slabbed
$41.25

Bob Gibson Signed Starter Cardinals Jersey PSA LOA V04697
$167.64

Bob Gibson signed OML Selig baseball HOFer auto PSA DNA ball 1968 NL CY
$89.99

BOB GIBSON SIGNED PSA DNA VINTAGE PHOTO POSTCARD CERTIFIED AUTOGRAPH AUTHENTIC
$42.00

Bob Gibson Signed St. Louis Cardinals Jersey - JSA # W592407
$199.99

BOB GIBSON Signed PSA DNA Certified Auto Cut St. Louis Cardinals Autograph HOF
$47.84

JSA Authentic Signed Bob Gibson Auto National League Coleman Baseball
$49.95

BOB GIBSON SIGNED PSA DNA 1982 HOF METALLIC PLAQUE AUTOGRAPH
$49.00

Bob Gibson signed St. Louis Cardinals Blue TB Prostyle Jersey w Emb Stat- JSA
$198.00

Bob Gibson Signed St. Louis Cardinals New Era Baseball Hat - Autographed PSA
$173.99

Bob Gibson Autographed Signed HOF Postcard PSA DNA #B05513
$59.00
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