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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1971 Topps #20 Reggie Jackson signed auto SGC Authentic
$64.99

REGGIE JACKSON ATHLETICS VINTAGE 6 CT LOT - ALL 6 ARE VINTAGE
$24.99

1974 OPC O PEE CHEE 246 OAKLAND A'S TEAM CARD EX COND WITH REGGIE JACKSON CEPEDA
$10.39

1979 TOPPS BASEBALL 700 REGGIE JACKSON EX-NM N Y YANKEES CARD HOF FREE SHIP USA
$7.99

1981 TOPPS BASEBALL 400 REGGIE JACKSON NM N Y YANKEES CARD HOF FREE SHIP USA
$6.39

1979 Topps Burger King Set New York Yankees (22) Reggie Jackson, Thurman Munson
$5.95

1979 OPC O-Pee-Chee Reggie Jackson #374 PSA 8 NM-MT
$5.99

Vintage 1971 Topps #20 REGGIE JACKSON
$12.99

1975 TOPPS #300 REGGIE JACKSON EX C9210
$6.99

1974 TOPPS #477 W.S. GAME 6 REGGIE JACKSON PSA 9 A's H.O.F.
$24.99

Lot of 2 - 1982 82 Topps Baseball #301 Reggie Jackson IA - PSA 8
$5.95

1978 TOPPS #200 REGGIE JACKSON YANKEES EX++ NM Major Leagues Not Graded
$8.00

1970 Topps # 140 Reggie Jackson
$10.00

1982 82 Topps Baseball #301 Reggie Jackson IA - PSA 9 ** HOF **
$6.95

1969 To 1988 Reggie Jackson CARREER (LOT 20) FRIDGE MAGNET +BONUS *02
$33.99

Reggie Jackson-Steve Carlton 1974 Topps Stamps uncut sheet Panel
$9.25
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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 Autographed Signed Magazine Page Photo A's PSA DNA #S39040
$59.00

Reggie Jackson & Dave Winfield DUAL SIGNED 8X10 photo will pass PSA Yankees
$119.99

Reggie Jackson Autographed Signed Magazine Page Photo Yankees PSA DNA #S39045
$49.00

Reggie Jackson Autographed Signed Magazine Cover Angels PSA DNA #S39042
$69.00

Reggie Jackson Autographed Signed 1970 Topps Card PSA DNA #83309796
$59.00

REGGIE JACKSON ATHLETICS,YANKEES JSA COA SIGNED SPORTS ILLUSTRATED
$115.00

REGGIE JACKSON N.Y. Yankees Signed Auto 16 X 20 Photo FRAMED - JSA Witness LOA
$119.00

Reggie Jackson Signed "Mr. October" Inscription Baseball PSA New York Yankees
$125.00

Reggie Jackson Signed Mr. October Inscribed Baseball IMPERFECT Steiner MLB Auth
$69.99

1991 National Convention Reggie Jackson Signed Card PSA DNA "Authentic."
$119.20

REGGIE JACKSON AUTOGRAPH UPPER DECK JSA SIGNED AUTHENTIC
$49.00

REGGIE JACKSON AUTOGRAPHED HAND SIGNED HOF LOGO OFFICIAL MLB BASEBALL PSA DNA
$149.99

REGGIE JACKSON AUTOGRAPHED HAND SIGNED 2009 YANKEES OFFICIAL MLB BASEBALL PSA
$149.99

REGGIE JACKSON SIGNED AUTO OML BASEBALL BALL YANKEES HOF 93 JSA AUTOGRAPHED
$84.99

Reggie Jackson Signed Baseball Personalized to Reggie White. Full JSA Letter.
$399.99

Reggie Jackson Signed 1977 Mr. October Gateway Cachet FDC First Day Cover PSA
$249.99
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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.

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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