Reggie Jackson Baseball Cards, Rookie Cards and Autographed Memorabilia Guide

Reggie Jackson

Date of Birth: 5/18/1946
Rookie Card Year: 1969
Investment Rating: 8.5


Overview

Reggie Jackson cards and memorabilia have a long and storied history in the hobby. One of the most popular and charismatic players of his generation, he has been a collector favorite for a long time. His involvement with Upper Deck in their early days helped cement his hobby legacy as well, making his name known to a younger generation of collectors during the massive boom period.

It's arguable that no other player in the history of the game better defined the term "clutch-hitter" than Reggie Jackson. So exceptional was his ability to rise to the occasion on the game's biggest stage that it earned him the nickname, Mr. October, a moniker any baseball player would proudly wear. Jackson led the Oakland A's to three consecutive World Series Titles in the early 1970s. Later that decade, he helped the New York Yankees to two consecutive titles. One of the most thrilling moments in postseason history came in the 1977 World Series when Jackson homered on the first pitch of three consecutive plate appearances, a feat that will likely never be repeated.

Inducted as a first-ballot Hall of Famer in 1993, Jackson's career accomplishments read like fiction: a 14-time All-Star, five-time World Series Champion (twice being the series MVP), a two-time Silver Slugger Award winner, and the 1973 American League MVP. His career statistics reflect his run producing prowess: .262 BA, 563 home runs, 2585 Hits, 1,702 RBI. Jackson has had his number retired by both the Oakland A's (#9) and the New York Yankees (#44).

Reggie Jackson's definitive rookie card heralds from 1969 Topps Baseball. At the time, the card make was at the height of their experimenting with different product tests. As a result, Jackson also has a handful of oddball cards from 1969. These include Topps Super #28, Topps Deckle Edge Black and White #9, as well as releases from Milton Bradley and Rawlings.

Reggie Jackson Rookie Cards

1969 Topps Baseball Reggie Jackson RC #260

1969 Topps Baseball Reggie Jackson Rookie Card

The Reggie Jackson rookie card features a rather stoic looking, posed image of the young Oakland outfielder. The design of the card showcases a photo from the midriff up that highlights the classic flannel vest worn by the A's at that time. The easily identifiable team and player name in yellow, are utilized in a way that only slightly obscures the image. A classic set from a classic decade in baseball, this is easily one of the most desirable cards from the era.

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1973 KELLOGG'S #22 REGGIE JACKSON LOT OF 6 NMMT B31795
$20.64

1981 TOPPS PSA 9 LOT (3) STEVE CARLTON REGGIE JACKSON BRUCE HURST
$19.99

1981 PERMA-GRAPHICS S S CREDIT CARD REGGIE JACKSON HOF PSA 9 B1968307-211
$6.99

1974 TOPPS BASEBALL CARD #130 REGGIE JACKSON PSA 9 (oc)
$19.00

2013 TOPPS MUSEUM COLLECTION #37 REGGIE JACKSON OAKLAND ATHLETICS HOF 8034
$5.35

2014 Topps High Tek Clouds Diffractor Auto - Reggie Jackson 4 25 - HOF Yankees!
$33.00

YANKEE CHAMPIONSHIP SEASON 1977 Magazine REGGIE JACKSON
$24.95

1982 KELLOGG'S BASEBALL #14 REGGIE JACKSON - NEW YORK YANKEES, HOF - PSA 9 MINT
$11.65

Cooperstown Collection Reggie Jackson Yankees Kodak 3D card NEW
$14.99

Reggie Jackson 1969 Topps ROOKIE CARD PSA 8 (OC) NM-MT #260
$159.99

2001 Upper Deck Legends Reggie Jackson auto autograph bat relic card Yankees
$39.99

2012 PRIME CUTS #20 COLOSSAL AUTHENTIC MATERIAL REGGIE JACKSON 13 49
$25.00

1979 Topps Reggie Jackson #700 PSA graded VG-EX 4
$19.00

2001 Fleer Platinum Derek Jeter Reggie Jackson classic combos Yankees
$5.99

1974 TOPPS # 130 REGGIE JACKSON BASEBALL CARD PSA 5 EX
$21.99

1978 Topps #413 World Series (Reggie Jackson) *NmMt* *25500*
$6.00
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Autograph Guide

Reggie Jackson Autographed Memorabilia Buying Guide

Below you will find an example of what Reggie Jackson'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 company. Some of the trusted sources within the sports memorabilia market include the following companies: PSA, JSA, and Mounted Memories.

Reggie Jackson Cut Signature Exemplar:

 

Reggie Jackson Key Signature Attributes: An authentic Reggie Jackson 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. The signature is written on an even horizontal plane, exhibiting a pride in penmanship, carefully written and usually with every letter clearly discernible.
  2. The letter "R" is written in a manner that creates two loops one at the top and one behind the left vertical line.
  3. The letter "e" is closed and flows into the "g-g" with the first looking like a complete figure "8" and the second open on the top loop.
  4. The "i-e" are small with the "i" dotted.
  5. The letter "J" is larger than the rest of the letters with a large loop on the bottom that often contains a number "9", his jersey number; the top loop is very small in comparison and leans slightly to the left.
  6. The remaining letters are all legible, with each being equal in size.
  7. A horizontal line extending off of the letter "n" completes the signature.
  8. A haphazard dot implies the letter 'i."

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Reggie Jackson Signed Mr October Yankee For Life! Baseball Autograph PSA Y35360
$101.99

Reggie Jackson Signed Mr October Yankee For Life! Baseball Autograph PSA Y35353
$101.99

Reggie Jackson signed 8x10 autographed photo Oakland As Hall of Famer PSA J66578
$150.00

Hank Aaron Reggie Jackson Signed Baseball Autograph Auto PSA DNA X92803
$149.00

Reggie Jackson Signed 77 WS MVP Yankee 75th Anniversary Baseball Autograph PSA
$101.99

AWESOME Salvino Reggie Jackson Figure New In Box SIGNED VERY SWEET JSA MR OCT!
$225.00

Reggie Jackson SIGNED 8x10 Photo New York Yankees ITP PSA DNA AUTOGRAPHED
$115.00

1969 TOPPS BASEBALL REGGIE JACKSON SIGNED CARD #260 PSA DNA AUTO #83718724 A's
$236.55

REGGIE JACKSON JSA AUTHENTICATED SIGNED 1985 TOPPS 5X7 AUTOGRAPH
$59.00

REGGIE JACKSON SIGNED UDA UPPER DECK CERTED MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL AUTOGRAPH
$79.00

REGGIE JACKSON JUAN MARICHAL SIGNED JSA CERTED 8X10 PHOTO AUTHENTIC AUTOGRAPH
$72.00

REGGIE JACKSON ANGELS SIGNED JSA CERTED 8X10 PHOTO AUTHENTIC AUTOGRAPH
$59.00

Reggie Jackson Signed 7x11 Magazine Page Photo PSA DNA Auto Autograph W32017
$29.00

Reggie Jackson Signed 7x9 Magazine Page Photo PSA DNA Auto Autograph W32016
$29.00

Reggie Jackson Signed Baseball Illustrated Magazine Cover PSA DNA Auto W32015
$29.00

Reggie Jackson Signed The Sporting News Magazine Cover PSA DNA Auto W30070
$29.00
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User Comments

  1. I hv several cards id like to liquidate….a 71′ Reggie Jackson, a 93′ Nolan Ryan, an 87′ George Bell allstar card and a 91’Cecil Fielder to name a few..a response and offer wld be gr8ly appreciated..others available but only to serious collectors.

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