Stan Musial Cards, Rookie Cards and Autographed Memorabilia Guide

Stan Musial

Date of Birth: 11/21/1920
Rookie Card Year: 1948
Investment Rating: 7.0


Overview

One of the greatest hitters in baseball history, Stan Musial card collectors are among the most passionate in the hobby. Although he is sometimes overshadowed by other big names of the era like Mickey Mantle and Willie Mays, Musial is still an important part of the game's history and collecting. The 24-time All-Star was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 1969. Over the years, Musial has signed a lot of autographs and, understandably, his authenticated signatures can be purchased for very reasonable rates considering his accomplishments.

Despite a lengthy career, "Stan the Man" actually has a small amount of available cards. The most desirable Stan Musial card is his 1948 Bowman rookie card. It is interesting to note that Musial did not make his Topps debut until 1958.

Stan Musial Rookie Card Checklist

1948 Bowman Stan Musial RC #36

The first thing that catches the eye with the 1948 Bowman Stan Musial card is that it is black and white. The card is also noticeably undersized, checking in at 2 1/16" by 2 1/2". The card has a very generic appearance. If it weren't for the information on the back, one might think they were simply looking at an old photo. Thin paper and centering issues plague the card and professionally graded cards above a 5 are in short supply. This Stan Musial rookie is near the top of the 1948 Bowman Baseball list, along with the Yogi Berra rookie card.

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2003 Donruss Signature Notable Nicknames #NN18 Stan Musial # 750 PSA 10
$25.99

Stan Musial & Lou Boudreau Signed Autographed HOF RARE 1979 Baseball Ball Cachet
$45.00

1959 Stan Musial #150 & 1958 Curt Flood #464 and The St Louis Cardinals
$40.25

1963 topps #250 STAN MUSIAL st louis cardinals BGS BCCG 7
$40.00

1963 Topps #250 STAN MUSIAL VG-EX+ *8I
$30.00

2013 Beckett Baseball Yearly Price Guide (35th Edition) (Stan Musial)
$32.95

1962 Topps Stan Musial (ExMint--NrMt condition) minor rough corners
$39.99

2014 TOPPS #CR-19 STAN MUSIAL COMMEMORATIVE CLASS RING ST. LOUIS CARDINALS 10064
$20.65

1960 TOPPS #250 STAN MUSIAL CARDINALS
$45.00

1999 Fleer Sports Illustrated (Stan Musial) Autograph
$13.07

1962 TOPPS BUCKS STAN MUSIAL CARDINALS PSA 9 POP 1!
$699.00

1961 Topps #290 Stan Musial ST LOUIS CARDINALS NM
$75.00

Stan Musial Sketch Card #7 9 Edward Vela Signed, Not "unlimited" SOLDOUT,ARTIST.
$34.99

STAN MUSIAL 2014 TOPPS ST. LOUIS CARDINALS HALL OF FAME ALL-STAR CARD WITH BONUS
$57.99

1955 Rawlings Stan Musial St Louis Glove Box Card #2 RARE!
$299.99

1955 Rawlings Stan Musial St Louis Glove Box Card #1 RARE!
$199.99
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Autograph Guide

Stan Musial Autographed Memorabilia Buying Guide

Below you will find an example of what Stan Musial'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, Steiner, Reggie Jackson.com and Tristar. Click on any of the images below to view full size photos.

Stan Musial Cut Signature Exemplar



Stan Musial Key Signature Attributes: An authentic Stan Musial signature autograph will exhibit several distinguishing characteristics. As an active member of the autograph circuit, Musial autographs are plentiful. However due to the length of time he spent signing, his signature deteriorated over time. Regardless of  the type of item or when it was signed, look for the following signature features:

  1. A pride of penmanship exists even into his older years.
  2. The letter "S" is large and includes a loop allowing the pen to flow into the "t" which is crossed in the middle.
  3. The pen lifts for the letters "a" and "n" which are legible.
  4. The "M" is angular and printed.
  5. The "usial" are all legible with the "i" dotted and the "l" not always closed.

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Stan Musial PSA DNA HOF Autographed Signed Ball Baseball Sweet Spot Stat
$65.00

STAN MUSIAL SIGNED AUTOGRAPHED RAWLINGS BASEBALL BALL PSA DNA #Y94277
$83.66

STAN MUSIAL SIGNED AUTOGRAPHED RAWLINGS BASEBALL BALL PSA DNA #Y94273
$83.66

STAN MUSIAL SIGNED AUTOGRAPHED ONL BASEBALL BALL PSA DNA #Y93589
$83.66

STAN MUSIAL 1960 TOPPS #250 SIGNED CARD CARDINALS HOF DEC PSA DNA
$149.99

STAN MUSIAL SINGLE SIGNED OFFICIAL NATIONAL LEAGUE BASEBALL PSA DNA 8.5
$125.00

Stan Musial Signed Vintage 8x10 Photo Ted Williams JSA Full Letter Bold Auto
$89.99

Yogi Berra & Stan Musial Signed 8x10 Photo w HOF Insc Steiner COA
$1,009.99

Yogi Berra & Stan Musial Signed 8x10 Photo Steiner COA
$709.99

STAN MUSIAL JSA AUTHENTICATED AUTOGRAPH GOLD HOF PLAQUE SIGNED
$65.00

STAN MUSIAL PSA GRADED 4 TOPPS 1960 SIGNED CARD #250 PSA DNA CERTIFIED AUTOGRAPH
$149.00

CARDINALS Stan Musial signed baseball w HOF 69 JSA COA Autographed St. Louis
$149.00

STAN MUSIAL PSA GRADED 5 TOPPS 1961 SIGNED CARD #290 PSA DNA CERTIFIED AUTOGRAPH
$149.00

STAN MUSIAL PSA GRADED 6 TOPPS 1958 SIGNED CARD #476 PSA DNA CERTIFIED AUTOGRAPH
$124.95

STAN MUSIAL TOPPS 1958 SIGNED CARD #476 PSA DNA CERTIFIED AUTOGRAPH
$55.00

Stan Musial JSA Spence HOF Autographed Signed Ball Baseball Sweet Spot Cardinals
$79.00
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Trey Treutel is an Ole Miss grad and a lifelong sports fanatic. He is a huge fan of the NBA and NFL, as well as soccer, college basketball and college football. As a kid, he collected football and basketball cards. In more recent years he started collecting basketball cards again on a whim and has since expanded to other sports and entertainment options. Find Trey on Twitter at @datreute.

User Comments

  1. 1962 *STAN MUSIAL* St. Louis Cardinals
    TOPPS #317 Baseball Card
    can u tell me the value? Excellent condition

  2. A couple have sold recently on eBay for around $10 in EX condition. It’s a cool-looking card.

  3. I have a Stan Musial autographed baseball. Ball is somewhat yellowed, not bad, but some discoloration. Autograph is very legible. Can you give me a price range for this item? Thanks

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