Buster Posey Baseball Cards: Rookie Cards Checklist and Autograph Buying Guide

Buster Posey

Date of Birth: 3/27/1987
Rookie Card Year: 2010
Investment Rating: 7.5


Rookie-Prospect Cards

Buster Posey was drafted by the San Francisco Giants with the fifth overall pick in the 2008 Major League Baseball Draft. Fast-tracking through the team's farm system, Posey made his major league debut on September 11, 2009. He began 2010 in the minors but rejoined the Giants on May 29, becoming their everyday catcher. Posey's stellar rookie campaign was rewarded with him being named the 2010 National League Rookie of the Year. He also helped lead San Francisco to a World Series victory. Today, he's not only one of the most collectible catchers but Buster Posey cards and memorabilia are among the most popular in all of baseball.

Posey displays all the characteristics of the quintessential five-tool player. His ability to hit for power and average were displayed early on in his pro career and led to his quick rise to the majors. His abilities behind the plate have already earned him the Johnny Bench Award and he is almost assured of being a future Gold Glover at the position.

Buster Posey cards fall into two categories, which can be confusing for collectors. Some of his most valuable cards aren't even true rookie cards by traditional definitions, but instead are his prospect cards from 2008 and 2009. His first official rookie cards are from the 2010 season. Because of the redundant nature of many prospects cards from 2008 and 2009, below you will find Posey's key 2008 prospect cards.

Buster Posey Rookie and Prospect Card Checklist

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SF Giants' Buster Posey First Professional Rookie Baseball Card - FREE Shipping
$9.83
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2010 BOWMAN CHROME DRAFT - REFRACTOR - BUSTER POSEY RC
$9.99
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2014 Topps Buster Posey gold refractor #ed 12 15 Auto
$89.99
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2011 Heritage #218 Buster Posey; Lot of 4
$9.95
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2010 Topps - SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS Team Set ** Buster Posey RC **
$14.50
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2010 BOWMAN #BDP61 BUSTER POSEY "GOLD" ROOKIE CARD (RC), SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS
$7.19
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BUSTER POSEY 2008 RAZOR SIGNATURE SERIES #5 - BLACK
$6.50
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2008 BUSTER POSEY Razor Rookie SILVER RC
$9.99
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2013 Topps Buster Posey 2010 Rookie of the Year Award Trophy Relic GIANTS
$19.99
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2 2010 UPPER DECK BASEBALL SETS 1-600 BUSTER POSEY ROOKIES MVP ALONE ARE $20-$50
$19.99
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(3)2010 UPPER DECK BASEBALL SET 1-600 BUSTER A POSEY ROOKIE ALONE IS $10-$25
$29.99
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2010 UPPER DECK BASEBALL 2 SEALED RETAIL 24 PACK BOXES-POSEY RC? JETER AUTO?
$38.99
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BUSTER POSEY SF Giants 2010 Topps Allen & Ginter rookie BGS BCCG 10 MINT NL MVP!
$15.95
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BUSTER POSEY SF Giants 2008 Razor rare Silver version rookie BGS BCCG 10 MINT !!
$17.95
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BUSTER POSEY 2010 Topps National Chicle chicle back rookie BGS BCCG 10 MINT MVP!
$17.95
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BUSTER POSEY Giants 2010 Topps National Chicle rookie BGS BCCG 10 MINT NL MVP!
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Autograph Guide

Buster Posey Autographed Memorabilia Buying Guide

Below you will find examples of what an authentic Buster Posey 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, Tristar and Mounted Memories. Click on any of the images below to view full size photos.

Buster Posey Cut Signature Exemplar

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Buster Posey Key Signature Attributes: An authentic Buster Posey 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. Buster Posey's signature is defined by an over-sized letter "B" and a unique letter "P."
  2. The Letter "B" contains two open loops with a slight tail at the beginning and end of the pen stroke.
  3. The pen lifts to start a discernible letter "u."
  4. An odd, almost backward looking letter "P" consists of two pen strokes, a slightly curved vertical line, and charachter that looks like a cartoon caption bubble.
  5. A slightly curved horizontal line separates the letter "P" from a legible letter "y" which contains a downward loop.
  6. Posey usually inscribes his jersey number "28."

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2009 TriStar Minor Buster Posey Auto Signed 181
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RARE ROOKIE SIGNED BUSTER POSEY PSA DNA COA Minor League Baseball Hat Cap MVP
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Buster Posey H&B Game Used Signed Bat 2011 Giants PSA DNA GU 10 MLB
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User Comments

  1. Hello,
    My son Tyler (8) and I collect Ryne Sandberg and Buster Posey cards. We were wondering if there is any way to obtain a master list off all cards printed for either of these players.

    Thanks,
    Matt Warhurst

  2. There is a guy on ebay that offers a complete list of Buster Posey cards to date. Search Buster Posey rookie in cards. Hope it helps. D.M.

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