Roger Staubach Cards, Rookie Cards and Autographed Memorabilia Guide

Roger Staubach

Date of Birth: 2/5/1942
Rookie Card Year: 1972
Investment Rating: 7.5


Overview

Roger Staubach football cards and autographed memorabilia have, and always will be, a solid choice for collectors. As the leader of the Dallas Cowboys in the 1970s, Staubach's epic head-to-head Super Bowl battles against Steelers quarterback, Terry Bradshaw, are fondly remembered. As such, demand remains strong for Roger Staubach signed memorabilia and high-grade vintage cards, particularly his 1972 Topps Football rookie card.

What some collectors may not be aware of, is the fact that Roger Staubach has several available cards produced prior to his Topps rookie. Several from team-issued sets with Roger Staubach cards date back to 1969. Staubach has eight of these team issued card released between 1969 and 1972. These cards were over-sized in nature. Sizes vary slightly from year to year.. Other early Roger Staubach cards and ephemera include: 1971 NFLPA Wonderful World Stamps, 1972 NFLPA Fabric Cards, 1972 NFLPA Vinyl Stickers, 1972 NFLPA Wonderful World Stamps and the 1972 Sunoco Stamps.

Roger Staubach has also been a standard in many modern sets. As a two-time Super Bowl Champion and Hall of Famer, the quarterback has several cards featuring his signature and memorabilia. Typically rare, Roger Staubach autographed and memorabilia cards still sell well above average compared to other players from his era.

Roger Staubach Rookie Card

1972 Topps Football Roger Staubach RC #200

1972 Topps Roger Staubach RC

A truly iconic card, Staubach's determined stare is a reflection of how he played the game: with precision, focus and smarts. The pink border and contrasting yellow lettering provide a color scheme that immediately captures your attention. In addition to this card, Staubach has three other cards in the 1972 Topps Football set including an In Action card (#122), NFC Passing Leaders (#4) that he shares with Greg Landry and Bill Kilmer, and the Super Bowl card (#139) that honors the Cowboys beating the Dolphins 24-3. Staubach has an in-game photo as he is rolling-out of the pocket.

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1977 TOPPS FOOTBALL CARD #45 ROGER STAUBACH DALLAS COWBOYS PSA 4
$5.00

1972 Topps 122 Roger Staubach IA NM #D159435
$21.25

Roger Staubach and Troy Aikman Unsigned 2in1 8x10
$110.00

1973 TOPPS #475 ROGER STAUBACH DALLAS COWBOYS EX MT
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1974 Topps Football Card #500 Roger Staubach-Dallas Cowboys-From Vending
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2016 Elite Etched In Time Purple #38 Roger Staubach 49 - NM-MT
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Roger Staubach 2015 Leaf Masterpiece Cut Signature signed auto 1 1 Cowboys JSA
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2015 Topps Chrome ROGER STAUBACH Refractor 60th Anniversary 99 Cowboys HOF #RS
$14.99

1972 Topps - ROGER STAUBACH - In Action #122 Rookie - COWBOYS BCCG BGS 8
$19.99

1972 Topps #122 Roger Staubach IA PSA 7 NM In Action Dallas Cowboys
$17.25

27123* 1972 Topps # 122 Roger Staubach
$9.00

32450* 1972 Topps # 122 Roger Staubach IA
$5.00

30112* 1972 Topps # 122 Roger Staubach IA
$5.00

25506* 1972 Topps # 200 Roger Staubach RC
$20.00

1973 Topps Roger Staubach #475 Dallas Cowboys BGS BCCG 8
$20.99

1972 TOPPS #122 ROGER STAUBACH EX C9633
$8.99
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Other Key Cards

Roger Staubach Key Football Cards

Roger Staubach's first certified autograph card is in 1991 Pro Line Portraits. Additionally, 1992 Pro Line Profiles as a total of nine different Roger Staubach autographed cards (#37-45). In 1996, Collector's Edge produced an autographed card depicting the famed Hail Mary pass to Drew Pearson. That card is serial numbered to, a then scarce, 1,000 copies. Finally, in 1997 Upper Deck included Staubach on the autograph checklist in the SP Authentic (card #8) and Legends (card #AL11) brands.

It wouldn't be until 1999 that collectors could pull a Roger Staubach memorabilia card, which can be found in 1999 Upper Deck Century Legends Football.

 1991 Pro Line Portraits Roger Staubach #85 Autograph

1991 Pro Line Roger Staubach Auto Front  1991 Pro Line Roger Staubach Auto Back

The autographed version of the base card is identical. You can be sure that the one you are buying is authentic because of the embossed labeling that you can see on the bottom right corner of the back of the card. Additionally, the embossing is thick enough that it can be seen on the card front as you can see here.

1999 Upper Deck Century Legends Roger Staubach #GJ2 Jersey

1999 Century Legends Roger Staubach

Produced at a time when memorabilia cards were still in their infancy, this is Roger Staubach's very first game-used memorabilia card. The retro black and white photograph paints an amazing contrast to the royal blue of the jersey swatch. The exact print run of the card has not been made public.

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Roger Staubach 2015 Leaf Masterpiece Cut Signature signed auto 1 1 Cowboys JSA
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2016 Classics Significant Signature Platinum 123 Roger Staubach Auto 1 1 Cowboys
$400.00

2005 ULTIMATE ROGER STAUBACH GOLD GAME JERSEY 25 COWBOYS LEGEND HOF QB RARE
$79.99

1972 Topps Roger Staubach #200 RC GRADED 4 AUTOGRAPH LOT TROY EMMITT RC 3 AUTOS
$49.99

2006 National Treasures Canton Classics Roger Staubach Jumbo 2 CLR PATCH 22
$52.99

2004 Upper Deck Ultimate Collection Patch UP-RS Roger Staubach Football Card 1o7
$49.95

2001 UD PROS & PROSPECTS GOLD ROGER STAUBACH AUTO 46 50 BGS 9 10!!
$165.00

2007 NATIONAL TREASURES TOM LANDRY ROGER STAUBACH DORSETT TRIPLE JERSEY 25
$119.99

2001 PROS & PROSPECTS PIECE HISTORY AUTOGRAPH ROGER STAUBACH COWBOYS BGS 9 AU10
$149.99

Tony Romo Roger Staubach NFL Jersey Patch (CUSTOM CARD) DALLAS COWBOYS ((SWEET))
$14.99

National Treasures Super Bowl VI Jersey Cowboys Roger Staubach 01 25 2008
$212.50

2000 Fleer Greats of the Game Cowboys Clippings Jersey Roger Staubach
$47.99

2007 Donruss Threads Century Collection Jersey #CC-9 Roger Staubach No 23 of 250
$44.99

Roger Staubach-Cowboys AMERICA'S TEAM PATCH (CUSTOM NOVELTY CARD) AMAZING!!!
$12.99

Roger Staubach-2 Color NFL Jersey (CUSTOM NOVELTY CARD) -COWBOYS-
$12.99

Roger Staubach 2007 Playoff National Treasures Triple Jersey Patch 25 Cowboys E
$64.99
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Autograph Guide

Roger Staubach Autographed Memorabilia Buying Guide

Below you will find examples of what an authentic Roger Staubach autograph 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, Steiner, Tristar and Mounted Memories. Click on any of the images below to view full size photos.

Roger Staubach Cut Signature Exemplar

Roger Staubach Cut Signature

Roger Staubach Key Signature Attributes: An authentic Roger Staubach 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 fairly legible and even handed signature written on a relatively even horizontal plane.
  2. The letter "R" is indicated by an odd kidney bean type shape.
  3. The letter "o" is legible as well as the "g" which makes an angular shaped "9."
  4. An extending line off the "g" implies the letters "e-r."
  5. The letters "S-t" combine to form his signature star shape.
  6. The remaining letters are all legible except for the letter "h" which is often left off.
  7. The first "a" is often open with the second being more implied and closed.

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Roger Staubach Signed Photo

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Roger Staubach Dallas Cowboys Hall of Fame Signed NFL Football COA PSA DNA
$159.99

Roger Staubach 2015 Leaf Masterpiece Cut Signature signed auto 1 1 Cowboys JSA
$119.99

Roger Staubach Signed Dallas Cowboys 11x14 Photo JSA L44532
$214.99

Roger Staubach Signed Dallas Cowboys 11x14 Photo JSA L44533
$214.99

Roger Staubach Signed Dallas Cowboys 11x14 Photo JSA L44534
$214.99

Roger Staubach Signed Dallas Cowboys 11x14 Photo JSA L44535
$214.99

Roger Staubach Signed Dallas Cowboys 11x14 Photo JSA L44536
$214.99

ROGER STAUBACH Signed Dallas COWBOYS Mini-helmet w PSA COA & HOF Inscription
$159.95

ROGER STAUBACH JOE BELLINO HAND SIGNED NAVY SPEED MINI HELMET HEISMAN PSA DNA
$329.99

Roger Staubach Signed Framed Custom White Pro-Style Football Jersey JSA
$449.00

ROGER STAUBACH AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED DALLAS COWBOYS TK THROWBACK 1976 HELMET JSA
$349.00

ROGER STAUBACH AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED DALLAS COWBOYS TK THROWBACK F S HELMET JSA
$349.00

Roger Staubach signed custom jersey Jsa Witnessed hologram & coa W474816 auto
$299.00

Troy Aikman Roger Staubach Signed Dallas Cowboys Full Size Replica Helmet JSA
$569.00

ROGER STAUBACH AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED NAVY MIDSHIPMEN AUTHENTIC THROWBACK HELMET JSA
$349.99

ROGER STAUBACH AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED NAVY MIDSHIPMEN BEAT ARMY THROWBACK HELMET JSA
$349.99
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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 have several autographed cards, Staubach, Namath and a couple others plus a Doak Walker/Red Grange swatch card. Who/where can I go to sell my cards, if you even give out names. Thanks, have a GREAT one

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