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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Lot of (25) 1976 CRANE Football Disc * Roger Staubach Mint BV$250
$16.99

1972 Topps Lot 2 #200 Roger Staubach RC Cowboys - EX MT & NICE !!
$84.99

1972 Roger Staubach 1961 Jim Otto Topps 1967 Mike Ditka Rookie Card RC lot of 12
$37.99

1978 Topps #290 Roger Staubach Dallas Cowboys
$15.00

1974 Roger Staubach ... Cowboys Hofer.. Topps Cd. #500
$9.95

1972 Roger Staubach Topps #200 Rookie HOF RC Vintage
$37.00

1978 Topps Football #290 Roger Staubach Cowboys EX
$5.99

1973 TOPPS # 475 2nd YEAR ROGER STAUBACH NICE EX CARD !!
$24.99

1975 TOPPS # 145 ROGER STAUBACH NEAR MINT !!
$24.99

COWBOYS ROGER STAUBACH RC SKETCH CARD AUTO SIGNED LIMITED 7 9 ED VELA ART ACEO
$49.50

1972 Topps Football Card #200 Roger Staubach PSA 7 *1507
$219.99

2005 (COWBOYS) Upper Deck Legends #189 Roger Staubach LH 1025
$6.40

Three Topps Roger Staubach Football Cards - 1977 1978 1979
$18.00

2012 Topps Immortals ROGER STAUBACH 3 25 Dallas Cowboys Auto Autograph
$123.95

1977 Topps Roger Staubach Card # 45 Dallas Cowboys
$6.00

1975 topps #145 ROGER STAUBACH dallas cowboys BGS BCCG 9
$23.00
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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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COWBOYS ROGER STAUBACH RC SKETCH CARD AUTO SIGNED LIMITED 7 9 ED VELA ART ACEO
$49.50

2012 Topps Immortals ROGER STAUBACH 3 25 Dallas Cowboys Auto Autograph
$123.95

1992 Pro Line Portraits Roger Staubach Cowboys Certified Auto Autograph #7 of 9
$46.99

ROGER STAUBACH 1997 TED WILLIAMS AND CO AUTOGRAPH # 200 AUTO SIGNED COWBOYS
$22.50

2013 NATIONAL TREASURES ROGER STAUBACH AUTO 38 50 HOF 1985 AUTOGRAPH COWBOYS
$41.03

2005 EXQUISITE DUAL PATCH ROGER STAUBACH BEN ROETHLISBERGER 23 25!! SUPER NICE
$110.00

Roger Staubach 2000 Fleer Greats of the Game Cowboy Clippings Jersey Card Dallas
$39.99

ROGER STAUBACH #14 19 PATCH JERSEY BGS Graded 9.5 GEM MINT 2012 Panini Certified
$67.49

2005 Exquisite Signature Numbers Autograph Auto Roger Staubach 12 Cowboys Navy
$499.99

2005 UD SPX JOE THEISMANN ROGER STAUBACH AUTO AUTOGRAPH SP 25 COWBOYS REDSKINS
$149.95

National Treasures Signature Patches Autograph Cowboys Roger Staubach 1 5 2008
$500.00

2014 NATIONAL TREASURES ROGER STAUBACH PRINTING PLATE TRUE #d 1 1 COWBOYS PATCH
$150.00

ROGER STAUBACH 2004 DONRUSS CLASSICS CLASSIC SINGLES GAME USED JERSEY# 150
$16.99

2009 SP Threads Triple Jersey Roger Staubach Joe Theismann Troy Aikman 79 99
$42.95

2009 PLAYOFF NATIONAL TREASURES ROGER STAUBACH COLLEGE MATERIALS JERSEY 27 99
$24.99

2008 Playoff Absolute Memorabilia NFL ICONS Roger Staubach Patch 8 25
$16.50
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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 & Curley Culp signed 16 X 20, JSA, Both w HOF
$159.00

ROGER STAUBACH HAND SIGNED DALLAS COWBOYS FULL SIZE LOGO FOOTBALL HOF 85 PSA DNA
$279.99

Roger Staubach Autographed Signed 16x20 Photo Cowboys PSA DNA #P62058
$169.00

Roger Staubach Autographed Signed 16x20 Photo Cowboys PSA DNA #P62053
$169.00

Roger Staubach Autographed Signed 16x20 Photo Cowboys PSA DNA #P62054
$169.00

Roger Staubach Autographed Signed 16x20 Photo Cowboys PSA DNA #P62055
$169.00

Roger Staubach Autographed Signed 16x20 Photo Pro Bowl HOF 85 PSA DNA #P62051
$189.00

Roger Staubach Autographed Signed 1978 Topps Card PSA DNA #83365147
$79.00

Roger Staubach Autographed Signed 1977 Topps Card PSA DNA #83348809
$79.00

Roger Staubach Autographed Signed 1976 Topps Card PSA DNA #83365806
$79.00

Roger Staubach Autographed Signed 1976 Topps Card PSA DNA #83365807
$79.00

Roger Staubach Signed #12 Dallas Cowboys Custom Stat Jersey JSA COA NFL
$209.00

ROGER STAUBACH AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED NAVAL NAVY MIDSHIPMEN THROWBACK RK HELMET JSA
$349.99

ROGER STAUBACH DUAL SIGNED AUTO 16X20 PHOTO NAVY VS MICHIGAN JSA AUTOGRAPHED
$139.00

ROGER STAUBACH SIGNED AUTO 16X20 PHOTO NAVY VS MICHIGAN JSA AUTOGRAPHED
$119.00

COWBOYS ROGER STAUBACH AND DREW PEARSON Signed16x20 Hail Mary Photo, JSA RS Holo
$200.00
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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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