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

Jackson's true 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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Angels REGGIE JACKSON O'Connell & Son Ink Art Card #21 Yankees RARE
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1974 Reggie Jackson #130 TOPPS Baseball Card- NICE
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Topps 1977 Complete Set 1-660 Baseball Nolan Ryan George Brett Reggie Jackson
$69.01

Topps 1978 Complete Set 1-726 Baseball Nolan Ryan George Brett Reggie Jackson
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2014 Topps Update World Series Rings Silver #WSRRJA Reggie Jackson 1977 Yankees
$8.99

2010 TOPPS STERLING REGGIE JACKSON #16 223 250 ATHLETICS SWEET!
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Reggie Jackson 1976 Kelloggs #8 PSA 9 MINT
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1990 Upper Deck Reggie Jackson Heroes Set of 10 #1-9 w Header B60869
$16.47

REGGIE JACKSON 1990 BASEBALL HEROES WITH HEADER NNO UPPER DECK SET LOT SHARP
$7.99

1975 TOPPS REGGIE JACKSON + 1976 1978 HOSTESS ALL ARE NRMT OR BETTER
$17.46

DEREK JETER REGGIE JACKSON DUAL AUTO PATCH LOGO 5 BEAUTIFUL DUAL YANKEES LEGEND
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2010 Panini Century Bats #41 Reggie Jackson Oakland A's Yankees 041 250
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2011 Playoff Prime Cuts Icons Jersey Position #29 Reggie Jackson 03 10 A's
$25.00

1974 Topps #130 Reggie Jackson OAKLAND A's - NM MT
$17.50

2007 SP Legendary Cuts Stitch in Time Reggie Jackson Game Used Jersey
$10.00

1971 Topps #20 Reggie Jackson Signed Autograph Athletics A's Yankees COA HOF
$99.99
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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 Oakland A's "14x-All-Star" Signed Jersey Auto Autograph STEINER
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Reggie Jackson Oakland A's Signed SI Cover Framed Autographed Auto UDA UDD22799
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Reggie Jackson Signed Ltd Ed 18x24 New York Yankees Art Print JSA COA G30473
$23.50

ATHLETICS REGGIE JACKSON AUTHENTIC SIGNED SPORTS ILLUSTRATED 87 PSA DNA #Q12274
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Reggie Jackson Autographed Signed Baseball GAI COA Stacks Of Plaques
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Willie Mays - Reggie Jackson Signed 8X10 Photo October w Aaron Dual Auto GAI COA
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Reggie Jackson Signed Nike Baseball Cleat NY Yankees. JSA!!
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Reggie Jackson Autographed Signed Official MLB Baseball PSA DNA #T42449
$69.00

Reggie Jackson Signed 1976 Topps Card PSA DNA Encapsulated
$80.00

Reggie Jackson " 563 HR's " Signed Baseball AUTO PSA DNA COA A's Yankees HOF
$56.01

JSA Certified Signed Reggie Jackson One Dollar Bill
$175.99

REGGIE JACKSON 400TH HR JSA AUTHENTICATED SIGNED 8X10 PHOTO AUTOGRAPH
$59.00

REGGIE JACKSON PSA DNA SIGNED 1981 TOPPS 5X7 AUTHENTIC AUTOGRAPH
$59.00

REGGIE JACKSON SIGNED JSA CERTED AMERICAN LEAGUE BASEBALL AUTOGRAPH AUTHENTIC
$78.00

REGGIE JACKSON JSA AUTHENTICATED SIGNED 1977 FDC AUTOGRAPH
$58.00

REGGIE JACKSON PSA DNA AUTHENTICATED SIGNED NATIONAL LEAGUE BASEBALL AUTOGRAPH
$79.00
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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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