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.

Top eBay Listings

Bob Gibson St. Louis Cardinals #514 Topps 1959 Original BVG 4 VGEX
$125.00

1975 TOPPS #150 BOB GIBSON EXMT *129317
$10.00

Bob Gibson 2000 Danbury Mint Sealed 22 kt Gold Card # 92
$13.95

1969 NABISCO TEAM FLAKES BOB GIBSON CARDINALS GD-VG TRIMMED 158313
$11.00

Bob Gibson 1970 Topps Super Giant Card #33 Stl Cardinals NM
$14.95

Bob Gibson 1964 Topps Giant Card #41 Stl Cardinals EX
$12.95

1968 Topps Bob Gibson #100 St. Louis Cardinals BGS BCCG 7 AD004951
$8.99

1970 Topps #530 Bob Gibson - St. Louis Cardinals, Excellent Condition!
$6.00

1965 TOPPS #138 WORLD SERIES GAME 7 BOB GIBSON EX NICELY CENTERED *47637
$15.00

1969 TOPP'S DECKLE EDGE Baseball CARD # 1 XF Bob Gibson
$14.99

2014 Topps #514 Bob Gibson Framed Rookie 193 199
$29.99

1973 Kellogg's Bob Gibson #14 Cardinals PSA 9 MINT
$9.99

JSA Authentic Signed 1972 Topps Bob Gibson Auto
$54.95

1963 Topps Baseball NL Strikeout Leaders #9 Don Drysdale Sandy Koufax Bob Gibson
$30.00

1970 Kellogg - Bob Gibson - #71
$9.75

2012 sp signature bob gibson orlando cepeda cardinals auto card 9 15 beckett 9.5
$100.00
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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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JSA Authentic Signed 1972 Topps Bob Gibson Auto
$54.95

JSA Red Schoendienst Bob Gibson Brock 1974 Cardinals Autographed Signed Baseball
$200.00

BOB GIBSON Signed Autographed Official National League Baseball PSA DNA #Y48013
$50.00

Bob Gibson HOF 81 Autograph Rawlings Baseball Signed Auto PSA DNA
$35.00

CARDINALS BOB GIBSON "68,70 NL CY YOUNG" AUTHENTIC SIGNED MAJESTIC JERSEY PSA
$59.88

2008 UD Goudey BOB GIBSON St Louis Cardinals Signed Autograph Auto HOF PSA DNA
$99.95

BOB GIBSON autographed signed Cardinals white Stat jersey JSA witness #w743339
$41.00

JSA Authentic Signed Bob Gibson 2002 Cardinals Expos Spring Training Program Aut
$29.95

Bob Gibson Signed 1994 Nabisco - PSA DNA
$35.00

BOB GIBSON SIGNED BASE BALL SHOW AUTOGRAPH TICKET ST LOUIS CARDINALS JSA AUTH
$27.99

BOB GIBSON autographed signed Cardinals blue Stat jersey JSA witness #w743271
$36.00

BOB GIBSON autographed signed Cardinals blue Stat jersey JSA witness
$149.00

RARE St. Louis Cardinals Bob Gibson Signed Stat Ball JSA
$299.99

RARE St. Louis Cardinals Signed Bob Gibson Stat Jersey JSA Authenticated
$499.99

Bob Gibson Autographed Signed First Day Cover PSA DNA #83276286
$49.00

BOB GIBSON HAND SIGNED JSA CERTIFIED ST.LOUIS CARDNIALS STATS JERSEY SIZE XL.
$150.00
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