Don Sutton Baseball Cards and Autographed Memorabilia Guide

Don Sutton

Date of Birth: 4/2/1945
Rookie Card Year: 1966
Investment Rating: 5.0 (Average)


Overview

Don Sutton baseball cards and autographed memorabilia are often overlooked by collectors. This is odd given the fact that he won 324 games and threw over 3,500 strikeouts during his 23-year career. A lot of this has to do with the fact that he was never the ace of the teams he pitched for, which include the Los Angeles Dodgers, Milwaukee Brewers, California Angels, Oakland Athletics and Houston Astros. The four-time All-Star also never won a World Series despite playing in the Fall Classic on multiple occasions.

The Don Sutton rookie card comes from the 1966 Topps Baseball set. He shares the card with Bill Singer. The photograph used in the picture is from his playing time in the minor leagues with the Sioux Falls Packers. The logo on his cap is airbrushed making for a less-than-perfect cardboard debut. That same year, Sutton also appeared on a team-issued card with Maury Wills.

Don Sutton's autographed memorabilia is plentiful. A frequent signer at large sports collectibles shows as well as a second career in broadcasting have kept him in the public spotlight. Unfortunately, the value of Sutton's autographed memorabilia suffers because of the vast supply. The upside for collectors is that you can pick up items from a 300 game winner rather inexpensively.

Don Sutton Rookie Card

1966 Topps Baseball Don Sutton RC #288

1966 Topps Don Sutton RC Image

An awkward photograph of Sutton detracts from this cards visual appeal. As was custom for the time period, Sutton shares his rookie card with another player, fellow freshman pitcher Bill Singer.

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1974 Topps Deckle Edge Don Sutton GB #12 PSA 8! Dodgers! HOF!
$99.99
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Don Sutton 2005 Leaf Limited Autograph Card #28 50
$21.95
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Don Sutton 2005 Playoff Absolute Sprectrum Autograph Card #34 137
$21.95
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1973 KELLOGG'S #5 DON SUTTON HOF SIGNED PSA DNA PSA AUTHENTIC B1494959
$16.99
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Dodgers Don Sutton 2010 Panini Century Collection Autograph Auto Jersey 100
$17.95
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1968 Topps Don Sutton Bill Singer RC #288 LA Dodgers HOFer
$13.00
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Don Sutton 2005 Donruss Diamond Kings Dual Jersey Autograph Card #24 25
$27.95
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Don Sutton 2005 Playoff Absolutely INK Autograph Card #26 50
$21.95
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1964 Topps Yogi Berra, Willie mays, and don sutton baseball card
$15.00
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1973 Topps #10 Don Sutton PSA 8
$11.00
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TOPPS DON SUTTON 1967 #445 PSA NM MT 8 # 06010532
$145.00
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Don Sutton 1968 Topps PSA 9 Mint
$100.00
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1966 TOPPS DON SUTTON RC #288 (60.00) NRMT UT3811
$35.00
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1966 TOPPS DON SUTTON RC #288 (60.00) NRMT+ UT3806
$38.00
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1966 TOPPS DON SUTTON RC #288 (60.00) EX UT3634
$18.00
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1966 TOPPS DON SUTTON RC #288 (60.00) VGEX+ UT3232
$14.00
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Autograph Guide

Don Sutton Autographed Memorabilia Buying Guide

Below you will find an example of what Don Sutton'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.

Don Sutton Cut Signature Exemplar

Don Sutton Signature Example Image

Don Sutton Key Signature Attributes: An authentic Don Sutton 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. A very discernible and consistent signature written on an even horizontal plane.
  2. The "D" looks more like an "A", the "o" looks more like and "a" and the "n" looks more like a "u."
  3. The "S" looks like a "D" with a line on top.
  4. The "u" is legible.
  5. The "t"'s are usually crossed on top and disconnected from the vertical lines, the second of which created a loop to look like an "l."
  6. The "o" looks like an "e" and the "n" is discernible but small.

Don Sutton Signed Baseball Pricing

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Don Sutton Signed Photograph Pricing

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DON SUTTON SIGNED AUTO'D 8X10 PHOTO DODGERS JSA
$40.00
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DON SUTTON (Los Angeles Dodgers) signed 1968 Topps PSA DNA card
$34.95
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Don Sutton SIGNED ROMLB Baseball + 324 Ws 3574 Ks HOF 98 PSA DNA AUTOGRAPHED
$115.00
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Don Sutton signed Brewers 1985 Donruss Diamond King baseball card Psa Dna
$35.00
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DON SUTTON HOF 98 SIGNED PSA DNA NATIONAL LEAGUE BASEBALL CERTED AUTOGRAPH
$59.00
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Don Sutton HDExclusive 16x20 Signed Photo Los Angeles Dodgers "HOF 98" PSA DNA
$85.00
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Don Sutton HDExclusive 16x20 Signed Photo Los Angeles Dodgers "HOF 98" PSA DNA
$85.00
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Don Sutton psa dna signed 1979 Topps #170 slabbed Dodgers
$24.95
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DON SUTTON SIGNED PSA DNA 8X10 PHOTO AUTOGRAPH AUTHENTIC
$36.00
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DON SUTTON 324 JSA CERT AUTOGRAPH NATIONAL LEAGUE BASEBALL AUTHENTIC SIGNED
$54.00
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DON SUTTON JSA CERT AUTOGRAPH NATIONAL LEAGUE BASEBALL AUTHENTIC SIGNED
$52.00
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DON SUTTON "HOF 78" DODGERS SIGNED NATIONAL LEAGUE BASEBALL AUTO PSA DNA
$44.95
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Phil Niekro HOF 97 and Don Sutton Signed 11X14 Photo Autographed JSA COA
$50.00
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Don Sutton " 324 Wins & 3574 K's " Signed Baseball AUTO PSA DNA COA Astros HOF
$36.75
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Don Sutton Autographed Signed 8X10 Photo Auto Dodgers PSA DNA Certified HOF
$39.99
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DON SUTTON SIGNED JSA NATIONAL LEAGUE BASEBALL CERTED AUTOGRAPH
$63.00
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