Carlos Delgado Cards, Rookie Card and Autographed Memorabilia Guide

Carlos Delgado

Date of Birth: 6/25/1972
Rookie Card Year: 1992
Investment Rating: 6.0


Overview

Carlos Delgado baseball cards and autographed memorabilia often get overlooked by collectors. This is surprising given the fact that he hit 473 home runs while driving in over 1,500 runs during his 17-year career. Under-appreciated card values of a quality player often present a moderate investment opportunity. This is particularly true for players with Hall of Fame-worthy numbers.

Carlos Delgado's only rookie card is in 1992 Bowman Baseball. He also has an extensive checklist of minor league cards. The most popular of these is his 1989 ProCards St. Catherines Blue Jays card. 1992 Upper Deck Minor League also has some nice minor league cards.

The first Carlos Delgado certified autograph cards were included in 1992 Classic Best. This is a minor league set. They are not serial numbered and the exact print run is not known. His first MLB autograph cards can be found in 1996 Leaf Signature Series.

Delgado's first memorabilia cards were released by Fleer in 2000. He has a bat card in Fleer Gamers. Fleer Tradition Glossy has a Lumberjack insert that is numbered to 70.

Carlos Delgado's autographed memorabilia sells for bargain prices given his career numbers. Supply is consistent with demand, which helps keep values steady.

Carlos Delgado Rookie Card

1992 Bowman Carlos Delgado RC #127

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Although originally called up as a catcher, Delgado spent the majority of his fielding career at first base. Cards graded in a Gem Mint 10 by reputable companies like PSA and BGS can be found at prices that allow for an increase in value should Delgado ever be elected to the Hall of Fame.

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Carlos Delgado (100 CARD LOT NO DUPS) Toronto Blue Jays.Topps Donruss Fleer
$9.99
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1992 Procards Carlos Delgado & Shawn Green + Dunedin Blue Jays Team Set
$8.99
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1994 SP RED HOLOVIEW CARLOS DELGADO PSA 9 MINT #6
$19.95
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2004 Studio Game Day Souvenirs Number #89 Carlos Delgado
$5.00
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CARLOS DELGADO 2007 Upper Deck Premier Patches Triple 3 Sick Patches 71 94
$45.00
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1993 Mike Piazza Topps Micro #701 Carlos Delgado Graded PSA Mint 9 DM
$5.59
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1993 SP Upper Deck FOIL CARLOS DELGADO Premier Prospect #275 PSA 8 NM-MT Toronto
$9.95
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SGC 96 MINT Carlos Delgado 1992 Procards #170 Myrtle Beach Hurricanes Toronto A
$7.99
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2002 Flair Jersey Heights #7 Carlos Delgado Jersey
$5.60
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UD Diamond Connection Bat Carlos Delgado Andres Galarraga Jose Vidro Jose Cruz
$10.50
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1995 PINNACLE - CARLOS DELGADO & MIKE PIAZZA "TEAM PINNACLE" TWO SIDED CARD #TP2
$8.99
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2001 Pacific Private Stock Premiere Date #123 Carlos Delgado 90 - NM-MT
$7.00
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1997 Topps Gallery Player's Private Issue #149 Carlos Delgado 250 - NM-MT
$5.60
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(2) 1994 Upper Deck Carlos Delgado Graded Mint 10 Baseball Card. #13762.10 24
$8.99
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R1) 1996 UD SPX CARLOS DELGADO GOLD PARALLEL #60 BLUE JAYS
$6.95
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1993 Topps Carlos Delgado Brook Fordyce Donnie Leshnock Mike Piazza #701
$5.00
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Autograph Guide

Carlos Delgado Autographed Memorabilia Buying Guide

Below you will find an example of what Carlos Delgado'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.

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Carlos Delgado Key Signature Attributes: An authentic Carlos Delgado 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. With a quick glance you can mistake his first name for "Rickey."
  2. Closer inspection reveals a signature that leans to the right with very narrowly spaced letters.
  3. A long, thin oval shape indicates the "C." The rest of the letters of the first name are not discernible.
  4. The "D" is just a long vertical line with no curve.
  5. The rest of the letters are also indiscernible.
  6. A difficult autograph to analyze on a letter-by-letter basis, it is recommended you compare against authenticated signatures when purchasing Delgado signed memorabilia.

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Carlos Delgado Ed Kranepool Dual Signed OMLB Baseball IMPERFECT Steiner COA HOF
$30.00
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CARLOS DELGADO HAND SIGNED AL BASEBALL AUTO PSA DNA COA
$30.00
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CARLOS DELGADO Auto Autograph Signed Photo Picture 8X10 Toronto Blue Jays PSA
$59.99
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CARLOS DELGADO Auto Autograph Signed Photo Picture 8X10 Toronto Blue Jays PSA
$59.99
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Carlos Delgado Signed Beckett Magazine - Toronto Blue Jays - Autograph PSA
$42.49
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CARLOS DELGADO Signed 8x10 Mets Original Auto GAI Sticker #GV212292 Glossy Photo
$24.99
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CARLOS DELGADO SIGNED AUTOGRAPH BASEBALL INAUGURAL CITI FIELD NEW YORK METS PSA
$99.95
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CARLOS DELGADO HAND SIGNED BASEBALL AUTO PSA DNA COA
$25.00
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CARLOS DELGADO BLUE JAYS HAND SIGNED CARD PSA DNA AUTO 1992 CLASSIC BEST #BC6
$39.99
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Carlos Delgado Autographed Signed 8x10 Photo Blue Jays PSA DNA #Q93604
$25.00
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Carlos Delgado Autographed Signed 8x10 Photo Blue Jays PSA DNA #Q93602
$25.00
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Carlos Delgado Autographed Signed 8x10 Photo Blue Jays PSA DNA #Q93605
$25.00
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Carlos Delgado Signed Auto 2003 Official All Star Baseball Chicago PSA DNA
$99.99
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Carlos Delgado Signed Auto Major League Baseball Blue Jays Mets PSA DNA
$69.99
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CARLOS DELGADO Signed Autographed Ball - STEINER COA MINT
$49.00
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CARLOS DELGADO SIGNED PSA DNA MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL AUTOGRAPH AUTHENTIC
$54.00
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