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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2002 (BB) Donruss Classics Legendary Lumberjacks #28 Reggie Jackson 500
$10.65
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1999 Upper Deck Retro Gold #106 Reggie Jackson 250
$8.52
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2002 (BB) Fleer Box Score Hall of Fame Material #7 Reggie Jackson Jsy
$9.15
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2002 Fleer Box Score First Edition #292 Reggie Jackson CT 100
$7.28
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2002 Fleer Fall Classics Rival Factions Game Used #43 Brooks Robinson Bat-Reggie
$18.20
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2002 Fleer Fall Classics Rival Factions Game Used #23 Reg Jackson Jsy-Brooks 50
$27.30
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2002 Fleer Fall Classics Series of Champions Game Used #RJ Reggie Jackson Bat
$9.15
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2002 Fleer Maximum Americas Game Jersey Gold #10 Reggie Jackson Jsy 100
$27.30
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2002 Fleer Fall Classics MVP Collection Game Used #RJNY Reg Jackson Yanks
$9.15
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2001 (BB) Upper Deck Decade 1970's Game Bat #BREJ Reggie Jackson
$10.65
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2001 Upper Deck Legends Legendary Game Jersey #JRJA Reggie Jackson Uni Jsy
$18.30
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2001 (BB) Upper Deck Hall of Famers Game Bat #BRJ Reggie Jackson DP - NM-MT
$10.65
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2001 Upper Deck Legends Legendary Game Jersey Gold #GJRJ Reggie Jackson Jsy 25
$85.00
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2001 (BB) Upper Deck Legends of NY Game Bat #LYBRJ Reggie Jackson - NM-MT
$6.15
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2012 Panini Golden Age White Border #129 Reggie Jackson
$10.92
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2012 Panini Cooperstown HOF Classes Team #3 Reggie Jackson
$45.00
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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:

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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 New York Yankees jersey - PSA DNA Authentic - "Mr October"
$349.95
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REGGIE JACKSON SIGNED JSA CERT AMERICAN LEAGUE BASEBALL AUTOGRAPH AUTHENTIC
$78.00
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REGGIE JACKSON HAND SIGNED YANKEES FULL SIZE AUTHENTIC BATTING HELMET 563 HR PSA
$299.98
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UDA Reggie Jackson Signed Mitchell & Ness Yankees Jersey 3 Inscriptions #259 563
$349.00
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REGGIE JACKSON HAND SIGNED ADIRONDACK WOOD PRO BAT 563 HR HOF 1993 PSA DNA
$399.99
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REGGIE JACKSON SIGNED CARD 1969 TOPPS RC #260 GRADED GEM MT 10! PSA DNA SLABBED
$299.99
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REGGIE JACKSON AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED 12X18 POSTER MR OCTOBER PSA DNA AUTHENTICATED
$99.00
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REGGIE JACKSON SIGNED AUTHENTIC OML BASEBALL 111 250 STEINER & PSA DNA #Q41705
$139.99
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Bill Russell PSA DNA autographed auto signed slabbed sealed BEARS Reggie Jackson
$77.43
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REGGIE JACKSON Signed HR #2 1977 World Series 16x20 Photo -PSA DNA #C13264
$275.00
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Reggie Jackson Signed Upper Deck UDA Lot. 1 #44 & 'HOF 93' Ball & 1 Signed Card
$250.00
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Reggie Jackson "Mr October" n "44" Autographed Signed Upper Deck UDA Game Model
$650.00
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REGGIE JACKSON YANKEES AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED OAL JSA HOF
$79.96
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REGGIE JACKSON SIGNED AUTOGRAPHED BASEBALL WITH DISPLAY & CARD AND GAI COA
$59.95
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REGGIE JACKSON YANKEES SIGNED JSA CERTED 8X10 PHOTO AUTOGRAPH AUTHENTIC
$59.00
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REGGIE JACKSON PSA DNA COA SIGNED AUTOGRAPHED AMERICAN LEAGUE BASEBALL #V71535
$64.99
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