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

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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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1971 Topps #20 Reggie Jackson Signed Autograph Athletics A's Yankees COA HOF
$99.99
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1975 Kellogg's Reggie Jackson #54 Athletics PSA 9
$24.99
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1993 Upper Deck Now and Then Lot. Mickey Mantle, Reggie Jackson, Murray, Yount
$5.00
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REGGIE JACKSON ANGELS 1985 ARMSTRONG CERAMIC CARD COOL
$10.00
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2014 DYNAMIC THREADS REGGIE JACKSON A'S HOME HAND CUSTOM MADE JERSEY PATCH RELIC
$20.50
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1981 Topps Home Team Reggie Jackson Unopened Pack New York Yankees HoF'er
$5.00
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1972 72 Topps 9 Leaders Hank Aaron Reggie Jackson Tom Seaver Carlton Yankees HOF
$19.95
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1971 Topps Reggie Jackson #20 NICE!!!
$7.95
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1977 TOPPS #10 REGGIE JACKSON HOF NEW YORK YANKEES PSA 7 NM
$17.99
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REGGIE JACKSON 2001 UPPER DECK VINTAGE TIMELESS TEAMS BAT RELIC #OA-RJ HOF
$24.99
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1970 Topps Cello Pack with Walt Alston Top and Reggie Jackson Back Face-Up PSA 7
$530.00
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1971 Topps SETBREAK Reggie Jackson #20 PSA 5 EX (PWCC)
$12.60
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1969 Topps Reggie Jackson Rookie Card!
$60.00
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Reggie Jackson Lou Piniella NY Yankees 2013 Panini Booklet JUMBO Jersey 75 J5
$9.38
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1975 Topps Reggie Jackson #300 PSA 9 MINT!! Yankees HOF!!
$433.99
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2 REGGIE JACKSONS SHARP CENTERED 1972 REGGIE JACKSON #435 + IA #436 A'S YANKEES
$9.99
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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:

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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 Photograph Pricing:

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Reggie Jackson SIGNED Baseball Hall of Fame Plaque Yankees PSA DNA AUTOGRAPHED
$165.00
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RARE 1970'S REGGIE JACKSON SIGNED PLAYING DAYS AL MACPHAIL BASEBALL PSA DNA
$499.00
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REGGIE JACKSON SIGNED OFFICIAL MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL PSA DNA COA #W45640
$39.99
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REGGIE JACKSON SIGNED BASEBALL PSA DNA COA #W45639 NEW YORK YANKEES AUTOGRAPH
$69.99
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Reggie Jackson Signed Starting Lineup Double with Drysdale PSA DNA Auto
$39.99
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REGGIE JACKSON 1964 SIGNED SLABBED HOF Hall of Fame Plaque Postcard PSA DNA AUTO
$75.00
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REGGIE JACKSON SIGNED AUTO 16X20 B&W PHOTO NEW YORK YANKEES JSA AUTOGRAPHED
$79.00
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REGGIE JACKSON SIGNED JSA CERTED AMERICAN LEAGUE BASEBALL AUTOGRAPH
$79.00
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Reggie Jackson New York Yankees Signed AUTO "Mr October" Poster JSA Sticker
$49.00
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1977 YANKEES (20) REGGIE JACKSON "77 WS MVP" SIGNED OML BASEBALL JSA #G54927
$479.99
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Willie Mays - Reggie Jackson Signed 8X10 Photo October w Aaron Dual Auto GAI COA
$79.99
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4 Ct Willie Mays - Reggie Jackson Signed 8X10 Photo October Aaron Dual Auto GAI
$299.99
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Willie Mays - Reggie Jackson Signed 8X10 Photo HOF 93 w Aaron Dual Auto GAI
$99.99
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Reggie Jackson JSA Authentic Signed 2003 Yankees Team Issued Scarce Photo Auto
$55.00
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REGGIE JACKSON SIGNED AUTO OML BASEBALL BALL MOUNTED MEMORIES AUTOGRAPHED
$69.00
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Reggie Jackson 1977-78 Yankees HOF Signed 3.5X5 Album Page PSA DNA Vintage Auto
$84.88
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