Robin Yount Cards, Rookie Cards and Autographed Memorabilia Guide

Robin Yount

Date of Birth: 9/16/1955
Rookie Card Year: 1975
Investment Rating: 6.5


Overview

One of the most popular players of his era, Robin Yount cards and autographed memorabilia are still appreciated by collector's today. Yount spent his entire 20-year career with the Milwaukee Brewers. Upon retiring, he amassed 3,142 hits, a career batting average of .285 and 1,406 runs batted in. His Hall of Fame-worthy numbers were acknowledged in 1999 with his induction his first time on the ballot.

Robin Yount has rookie cards, all produced in 1975. He also has three oddball cards that might not be seen by most as rookie cards, however, player collectors still acknowledge their importance.

All three of Yount's rookie cards are very similar in design. The most iconic is found in 1975 Topps Baseball. He also has a shrunken down version in 1975 Topps Mini Baseball. Finally, there's the 1975 O-Pee-Chee Robin Yount that is virtually identical to the Topps cards.

Among the early oddball Robin Yount cards are two in 1975 Hostess. The 1975 SSPC card is among the toughest early Yount cards.

Robin Yount's first certified autograph cards were produced in 1999 by Upper Deck. He has autographs in 1999 SP Baseball and two in 1999 Upper Deck Retro. His first memorabilia cards came in 1999 Upper Deck Ultimate Victory.

With regards to the value of Robin Yount's autographed memorabilia, it is reflective of the fact that he is widely considered to be one of Milwaukee's all-time greats. As a member of the 3,000 Hit Club, he is a must for many collectors. A willing and friendly in-person signer, Yount also participates in the occasional regional and national sports collectibles show.

Robin Yount Rookie Card Checklist

1975 O-Pee-Chee Robin Yount RC #223

1975 O-Pee-Chee Robin Yount

Identical in design to the standard Topps card, the primary difference is the bilingual card back that's in both English and French for the Canadian market. It's also significantly tougher to find that its Topps cousin.

1975 Topps Robin Yount RC #223

1975 Topps Robin Yount

The two-tone borders of the 1975 Topps baseball set are divisive among the collecting community. Some love them, others loathe them. The large shadowed block letters on the top of the card made searching for your favorite team very easy. A facsimile signature, player name and position towards the bottom of the card provide just the right amount of detail. The player image is large and in this case is a posed photo of Yount in the field. While the card isn't quite as valuable as it once was, it's still one of the most iconic and popular cards of the decade.

1975 Topps Mini Robin Yount RC #223

1975 Topps Robin Yount

These mini cards are part a limited test release. This makes them rarer than the regular Topps version. It has the same design as the regular issue but shrunken down to 2 1/4" by 3 1/8".

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1978 O-PEE-CHEE Robin Yount Milwaukee Brewers #29 MINT 9
$44.95

Robin Yount 1976 Topps # 316 2Nd Year Mint Out Of Pack Sharp Beauty
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1976 Topps # 316 Robin Yount 2nd Year SGC 8 NM MT
$16.00

1982 DONRUSS #510 ROBIN YOUNT LOT OF 86 NMMT B29264
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1980 Topps Robin Yount Card PSA 8 NM MT #265 Milwaukee Brewers FREE SHIPPING
$13.00

1982 DONRUSS - ROBIN YOUNT - #510 - PSA 9 MINT HOF lw
$14.95

1986 DONRUSS - ROBIN YOUNT - #48 - PSA 9 MINT HOF lw
$14.95

Don Baylor, Robin Yount and many more 1984 Drake Bakeries Cards FULL SET
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Lot of 37 1988 Jiffy Pop baseball mint SQUARES Robin Yount, Eddie Murray plus
$14.95

1975 Topps Robin Yount #223 Milwaukee Brewers ROOKIE
$14.00

1977 TOPPS CLOTH STICKERS #54 ROBIN YOUNT BREWERS
$6.00

1990 (BB) Bowman Tiffany #404 Robin Yount
$6.00

2014 Topps Archives Gold Robin Yount 126 199 MILWAUKEE BREWERS
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ROBIN YOUNT 2005 UPPER DECK HALL OF FAME "COOPERSTOWN CALLING" 9 15
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2000 UPPER DECK HITTER'S CLUB #A1 ROBIN YOUNT HOF POP 2 PSA 10 B1973111-464
$13.99

Baseball 247 Card Lot: Yount, Robin
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Autograph Guide

Robin Yount Autographed Memorabilia Buying Guide

Below you will find an example of what Robin Yount'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 companySome of the trusted sources within the sports memorabilia market include the following companies: PSA, JSA, Steiner, Mounted Memories and Tristar. Click on any of the images below to view full size photos.

Robin Yount Cut Signature Exemplar

Robin Yount Signature Example

Robin Yount Key Signature Attributes: An authentic Robin Yount 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. A very easy to discern signature written in cursive.
  2. The signature is written on a slight elevated plane for the first name and near horizontal for the last.
  3. The signature is defined by the over-sized letters "R" and "Y."
  4. The "R" is printed with a large guitar pick shaped loop.
  5. The "o" and the "b" are written so that the first flows into the second without a pen lift.
  6. He uses the rise in the "b" as an implied "i" with just a dot and it also serves as the letter "n."
  7. The "Y" is lower case in nature with a swooping line that again forms a guitar pick shape.
  8. The "o" is similar to the first but slightly smaller, the "u" and "n" are formed in a way that they look nearly identical.
  9. The signature finishes with a crossed "t" resembling a star because the pen does not lift for the cross.

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Robin Yount Signed Official (A. H. Selig) Baseball W "HOF 99" JSA
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BREWERS ROBIN YOUNT AUTHENTIC SIGNED CARD 2013 TOPPS TRIBUTE #95 PSA DNA SLABBED
$49.99

BREWERS ROBIN YOUNT SIGNED CARD 2004 DONRUSS DMD KINGS #HC-16 PSA DNA SLABBED
$49.99

BREWERS ROBIN YOUNT AUTHENTIC SIGNED CARD 1983 TOPPS #350 PSA DNA SLABBED
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BREWERS ROBIN YOUNT AUTHENTIC SIGNED CARD 1975 TOPPS #223 PSA DNA SLABBED
$124.99

BREWERS ROBIN YOUNT AUTHENTIC SIGNED CARD 1979 TOPPS #95 PSA DNA SLABBED
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BREWERS ROBIN YOUNT SIGNED CARD 2013 TOPPS ALLEN & GINTER #322 PSA DNA SLABBED
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ROBIN YOUNT PSA 10 GEM MINT SIGNED BASEBALL HOF AUTOGRAPH BALL AUTO
$165.00

Autographed Signed ROBIN YOUNT HOF ROML Baseball PSA DNA COA Graded Gem Mint 10
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BREWERS ROBIN YOUNT AUTHENTIC SIGNED SPRING TRAINING MAGAZINE PSA DNA #S80892
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BREWERS ROBIN YOUNT "HOF 99" SIGNED AUTHENTIC 11X14 PHOTO AUTOGRAPH JSA #G16041
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BREWERS ROBIN YOUNT SIGNED AUTHENTIC 11X14 PHOTO AUTOGRAPHED PSA DNA #Q52007
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TED SIMMONS, ROLLIE FINGERS, ROBIN YOUNT SIGNED AUTOGRAPHED 8X10 PHOTO JSA CERT.
$127.96

Robin Yount signed HOF plaque postcard JSA autographed Milwaukee Brewers
$94.99

ROBIN YOUNT SIGNED PSA DNA AUTHENTICATED 1984 DIAMOND KINGS DONRUSS AUTOGRAPH
$47.00

ROBIN YOUNT JSA AUTHENTICATED SIGNED 8X10 PHOTO AUTOGRAPH
$49.00
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