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 212x300 Image

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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1992 TOPPS STADIUM CLUB #6 ROGER STAUBACH MINT *711908
$5.00
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1978 TOPPS ROGER STAUBACH #290 EX DALLAS COWBOYS
$7.20
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2012 TOPPS SUPREME ROGER STAUBACH AUTOGRAPH AUTO #D 7 10 COWBOYS
$129.95
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1977 TOPPS ROGER STAUBACH EX+ DALLAS COWBOYS #45 CENTERED; SURFACE SCRATCHES
$6.40
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1977 TOPPS ROGER STAUBACH EX MT DALLAS COWBOYS #45 (002)
$8.00
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1977 TOPPS ROGER STAUBACH NM DALLAS COWBOYS #45 CARD WELL CENTERED
$12.80
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1977 TOPPS ROGER STAUBACH NM+ DALLAS COWBOYS #45
$12.80
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1977 TOPPS ROGER STAUBACH NM+ DALLAS COWBOYS #45 CARD WELL CENTERED
$16.00
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2006 Donruss Elite Back to the Future Blue #13 Roger Staubach Drew Bledsoe 500
$5.60
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1975 Topps Roger Staubach Dallas Cowboys #145 Football Card
$14.95
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1977 Topps Roger Staubach Dallas Cowboys #45 Football Card
$10.53
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1979 Topps Football Roger Staubach #400 EX MT Vending
$5.99
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1973 Topps Roger Staubach Dallas Cowboys #475 Football Card
$7.29
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1978 Topps Roger Staubach Dallas Cowboys #290 Football Card
$9.00
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2012 Topps Supreme Roger Staubach ( DALLAS COWBOYS ) AUTOGRAPH AUTO Card 25 25
$99.99
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1974 TOPPS #329 KEN STABLER-ROGER STAUBACH PSA 8 F1744742-488
$26.99
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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 217x300 Image  1991 Pro Line Roger Staubach Auto Back Image

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 212x300 Image

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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2012 TOPPS SUPREME ROGER STAUBACH AUTOGRAPH AUTO #D 7 10 COWBOYS
$129.95
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2012 Topps Supreme Roger Staubach ( DALLAS COWBOYS ) AUTOGRAPH AUTO Card 25 25
$99.99
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2001 PLAYOFF PREFERRED ROGER STAUBACH PREFERRED SIGNATURES SILVER AUTO # 71 100
$119.99
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Roger Staubach Dallas Cowboys 2012 Panini Blue Jersey Card insert 185 199
$19.99
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2006 Donruss Leaf Certified Roger Staubach Jersey #1 100
$25.00
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2013 Goodwin Champions Roger Staubach JERSEY Cowboys *GC1A
$10.79
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Cowboys HOFer ROGER STAUBACH Rare Autograph +++ - LOOK!
$36.03
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1998 NFL Dallas Cowboys ROGER STAUBACH AUTOGRAPHED #'d 2500 Hall of Fame Auto
$39.99
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ROGER STAUBACH 2012 PANINI BLACK NFL EQUIPMENT JERSEY 99 DALLAS COWBOYS
$24.99
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ROGER STAUBACH AUTOGRAPH BIG JERSEY Card # 25 - 2013 Crown Royale - Cowboys
$31.00
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2012 Roger Staubach Absolute Football NFL Icons Patch Auto 20 25 Dallas Cowboys
$79.99
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2000 00 ROGER STAUBACH ELITE THROWBACK THREADS JERSEY AUTO #ED 63 100
$199.99
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2006 National Treasures Roger Staubach Autograph Jersey #d 17 25
$79.95
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ROGER STAUBACH 2005 LEAF LIMITED THREADS GAME USED PRO BOWL JERSEY CARD # 50
$12.00
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Roger Staubach Auto Card. 2002 Playoff Preferred Sigs. 31 100
$20.50
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2005 Donruss Playoff Honors Award Winners Roger Staubach Autograph AW-15 153 300
$27.00
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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 Image

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.

Roger Staubach Signed Football Pricing:

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Roger Staubach Signed Jersey Pricing:

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Roger Staubach Signed Photograph Pricing:

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ROGER STAUBACH AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED DALLAS COWBOYS 16X20 PHOTO W HOF 85
$149.99
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ROGER STAUBACH Signed Autographed DALLAS COWBOYS TB Mini Helmet w JSA COA
$139.99
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Roger Staubach Signed Wilson NFL Football PSA DNA
$224.99
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ROGER STAUBACH SIGNED 1971 NFL MVP JERSEY JSA & STAUBACH HOLOGRAM & COA K30099
$271.66
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Roger Staubach signed 2x SB Champs Jersey Jsa & Staubach hologram & com k30104
$266.79
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Roger Staubach signed 1985 HOF jersey Jsa & Staubach hologram & coa K30103
$299.00
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Roger Staubach signed SB Vl MVP jersey Jsa & Staubach hologram & coa K30108
$299.00
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ROGER STAUBACH SIGNED AUTOGRAPHED NAVY NAVAL MIDSHIPMEN #12 JERSEY JSA
$199.00
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ROGER STAUBACH AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED DALLAS COWBOYS WHEATIES BOX JSA
$99.99
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COWBOYS ROGER STAUBACH & TONY DORSETT SIGNED AUTHENTIC 16X20 PHOTO PSA #U51617
$249.99
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Roger Staubach signed jersey Jsa Witnessed & Staubach hologram Dallas Cowboys
$275.08
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Roger Staubach signed Navy jersey Jsa Witnessed hologram & coa W537841 Cowboys
$265.88
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ROGER STAUBACH SIGNED HEISMAN '63 NAVY JERSEY JSA WITNESS HOLOGRAM
$299.86
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COWBOYS ROGER STAUBACH SIGNED AUTHENTIC 16X20 PHOTO AUTOGRAPHED PSA DNA #U52365
$189.99
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Roger Staubach Signed Custom Navy Jersey JSA Dallas Cowboys Heisman NWOT
$184.99
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Roger Staubach signed Navy 12 2 63 Sports Illustrated Magazine *JSA*
$149.95
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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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