Lou Brock Cards, Rookie Card and Autographed Memorabilia Guide

Lou Brock

Date of Birth: 6/18/1939
Rookie Card Year: 1962
Investment Rating: 6.5


Overview

Lou Brock cards and autographed memorabilia are popular with many types of collectors. Not only is he an accomplished Hall of Fame baseball player, he is also the subject of one of the most lopsided trades in major league history. His movement from the Chicago Cubs to the division-rival St. Louis Cardinals had repercussions for the "Lovable Losers" for years. Traded very early in his career, Cubs fans would lament the deal as they witnessed the rise of the eventual superstar.

Brock was a six-time All-Star and would go on to win two World Series titles with the Cardinals. A gifted contact hitter with speed, he is a member of the 3,000 Hit Club. Brock retired as baseball's all-time leader in stolen bases but was later passed by Rickey Henderson.

Brock made his playing debut late in the 1961 season. His first appearance on a trading card would take place the following year with his inclusion as part of the 1962 Topps Baseball set.

Lou Brock's first certified autograph can be found in 1992 Upper Deck Baseball Low Series boxes as part of the Heroes of Baseball insert set. It was issued at a time when a print run of 3,000 was considered rare. Landing one is tough but relatively inexpensive. In 2000, Upper Deck, Topps and Fleer would all issue memorabilia cards of Lou Brock. His cards from the Upper Deck Piece of History set are among the most popular from that year.

A frequent signer on the national autograph circuit, Lou Brock's popularity with both Cubs and Cardinals fans translates to strong demand for his autographed memorabilia. Being a member of the 3,000 Hit Club ensures demand for his signature outside of those fan bases as well.

Lou Brock Rookie Card

1962 Topps Lou Brock RC #387

1962 Topps Baseball Lou Brock RC

The classic design of the 1962 Topps Baseball set make it instantly recognizable. The wood grain borders, vibrant background and close-up head and and shoulders portraits all work together to make it memorable. The use of an early rookie card logo designates Brock as such for the season. The border of the card serves as a frame for the picture which is further accented with it "rolling" up off the surface to reveal the player's name, team and position.

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PSA 10 1978 TOPPS # 170 LOU BROCK ST LOUIS CARDINALS
$199.99

1970 Topps LOU BROCK #330 HOF PSA 9
$79.00

1970 Topps #330 Lou Brock PSA 8 NM-MT
$24.50

1978 O-PEE-CHEE #204 LOU BROCK CARDINALS HOF PSA 9 B2251935-626
$10.99

1970 Topps 330 Lou Brock NM #D21767
$11.25

1973 TOPPS BASEBALL 320 LOU BROCK EX-NM HOF ST. LOUIS CARDINALS WITH FREE SHIPP
$9.59

1967 TOPPS #63 St Louis Cardinals Cards' Clubbers Lou Brock Curt Flood EX
$14.00

1970 Topps Lou Brock PSA 8 NM-MT,
$16.40

JOE DIMAGGIO Yogi Berra TED WILLIAMS 8 JERSEY CARD OZZIE SMITH LOU BROCK FERGIE
$149.95

1974 OPC 204 Tommy Harper Lou Brock LL O Pee Chee NM+
$14.95

1974 OPC 204 Tommy Harper Lou Brock LL O Pee Chee Exmt CENTERED
$9.95

1977 Topps Baseball Lou Brock Card # 335 St. Louis Cardinals
$5.40

1978 Topps Baseball Lou Brock Record Breaker Card # 1 St. Louis Cardinals
$5.99

1969-90 MLB Lot **Ashburn,Clemente,Dave Parker,Pete Rose,Mike Schmidt,Lou Brock+
$14.99

1975 Topps Mini Lou Brock Shipping Available
$13.80

2002 TEAM TOPPS LEGENDS LOU BROCK AUTOGRAPH
$50.00
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Autograph Guide

Lou Brock Autographed Memorabilia Buying Guide

Below you will find an example of what Lou Brock'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.

Lou Brock Cut Signature Exemplar

Lou Brock Signature Example

Lou Brock Key Signature Attributes: An authentic Lou Brock 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 pride of penmanship exists even into his older years.
  2. Fluid cursive writing makes the letters legible.
  3. The "L" includes a large upper loop and smaller loop on the bottom connected by a line on a 45 degree angle.
  4. The pen lifts to write the "o" and "u."
  5. The "B" is over-sized like the "L" - The "B" starts with a down line and then up creating an almost looped back line before beginning the bubbles of the letter, the letter finishes with a large circular swirl.
  6. The "r" is legible as is the "o" which is usually a closed loop.
  7. The "c" consists of a small crook like shape.
  8. The "K" is defined by a very long on a 45-degree angle and a small loop and straight line for the crossing letters.
  9. He inscribes whatever is asked of him.

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Lou Brock St Louis Cardinals Signed NL William White Baseball JSA
$99.00

Lou Brock Framed Stat Jersey Signed JSA COA Autographed St. Louis Cardinals
$649.99

LOU BROCK SIGNED INDEX CARD MINT PSA DNA SLABBED AUTOGRAPHED HOF AUTO CARDINALS
$44.99

LOU BROCK Autographed Signed MLB Baseball Cardinals JSA Witness #W982397
$59.00

Lou Brock Signed Official MLB Baseball JSA COA
$49.99

Lou Brock Signed Official MLB Baseball JSA COA (#2)
$49.99

Lou Brock Signed Team Issued Photograph Autographed Photo Cardinals JSA
$24.99

LOU BROCK CARDINALS SIGNED AUTOGRAPH 1976 TOPPS BASEBALL CARD #10 PSA DNA
$28.97

Lou Brock Cardinals Signed Baseball Autographed Auto PSA DNA V49623
$49.00

Lou Brock signed autograph auto 2.5x3.5 Cut Baseball Hall of Fame PSA Slabbed
$44.00

Lou Brock Hand Signed Autographed MLB Baseball Mini Helmet Cardinals PSA DNA
$119.00

Lou Brock Signed Mitchell and Ness Cardinals Jersey PSA LOA V04687
$225.72

LOU BROCK SIGNED AUTOGRAPHED 8x10 PHOTO + HOF 85 ST. LOUIS CARDINALS PSA DNA
$85.00

Lou Brock Autographed Signed Magazine Cardinals PSA DNA #Q64756
$79.00

LOU BROCK PSA DNA SIGNED CERTIFIED 8X10 PHOTO AUTHENTIC AUTOGRAPH
$46.00

Lou Brock Signed Romlb Baseball JSA Coa St. Louis Cardinals
$75.00
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Rob is a former member of The Cardboard Connection Writing Staff and co-host of Cardboard Connection Radio.He is an avid collector with over 20 years of active experience in the hobby.

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