Tim Lincecum Cards, Rookie Cards and Autographed Memorabilia Guide

Tim Lincecum

Date of Birth: 6/15/1984
Rookie Card Year: 2007
Investment Rating: 6.0


Overview

Tim Lincecum is the ace of the San Francisco Giants pitching staff. He signed with the team after the Giants made him their first round selection pick (tenth overall) in the 2006 MLB Amateur Draft. However, that was not Linceum's first time being drafted. In the preceding two years, he had been drafted by both the Chicago Cubs (48th round) and the Cleveland Indians (42nd round), each time deciding to return to school and maintain his amateur eligibility. This proved to be a wise decision as his top-ten draft selection warranted a minimum guaranteed contract and made Lincecum a very wealthy young man. While he has had a somewhat extended rough spell, his early dominance has kept Tim Lincecum cards in demand.

He has at his disposal an amazing arsenal of six pitches that he can consistently throw for strikes: two-seam fastball, slider, change-up, curve, four-seam fast ball and a fork-ball. Despite his slight build at 5'11" and 175 lbs, he throws all of his pitches with good velocity. Already a multi-time All-Star,  Cy Young Award Winner and World Series Champion, the upside to Lincecum is tremendous. He also tossed a no-hitter leading up to the 2013 All-Star break. Critics worry about his stamina and the ability to endure the grind of a 162-game season given his unorthodox delivery and mechanics. Evidently there was nothing to worry about as has amassed an impressive win-loss record and pitching line.

Tim Lincecum rookie cards were released in 2007. In addition to his cards, Lincecum's autographed items, particularly those related to the 2010 World Series, carry a premium. With two Cy Young Awards to his credit, the sky is the limit for his investment potential. His laid back personality and unique sense of style have also helped make him a hobby favorite. On the fast track to the Hall of Fame, another World Series Championship or Cy Young would almost ensure his induction to the halls of Cooperstown.

Top Tim Lincecum Rookie Cards

2007 SP Authentic By The Letter Rookie Signatures Tim Lincecum RC #147 Autographed Letter Patches #/50

2007 SPA By The Letter Tim Lincecum RC Auto 214x300 Image

One of several letters that spell out either "RC," "Giants" or "Lincecum," each letter is serial numbered to 50 copies. Parallel versions do exist in lower quantities as well. Numbered as part of the short-printed rookie base set, these are true rookie cards. The manufactured (non-game used) letter patches are signed directly on the material.

 2007 Upper Deck Exquisite Collection Rookie Signatures Tim Lincecum RC #163 Autographed Jersey #/199

2007 Exquisite Tim Lincecum GU AU RC V3 Image

One of several autographed cards Lincecum has within the set, however, this is considered to be the only official rookie card as it is numbered as part of the base set. Serial numbered to 199 total copies it features a sticker autograph and a die-cut '2007' in which four pieces of jersey material are visible.

2007 Upper Deck Black Pride of a Nation Tim Lincecum #69 Autograph Mfg. Patch #/99

2007 UD Black Tim Lincecum RC AU Image

One of Lincecum's more limited rookie cards, the UD Black card contains a sticker autograph and a manufactured patch relic of an American flag used as part of the Pride of a Nation subset. The card is serial numbered to 99 total copies.

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2009 Sweet Spot Swatch Tim Lincecum & Brandon Webb jersey #DS-WL *36195
$5.99
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2013 Finest Orange Refractors #84 Tim Lincecum # 99 BOX 2
$5.76
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2007 Exquisite Homer Bailey Tim Lincecum Dual Auto RC 10 40
$59.95
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2012 Panini National Treasures Tim Lincecum jersey #D82 99 #26 *38152
$10.99
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3 PSA GRADED 9 2007 BOWMAN CHROME #BDP11 TIM LINCECUM "ROOKIES"
$5.50
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2014 Topps Bunt Tim Lincecum No Hitter
$6.00
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2013 Topps Tribute Tim Lincecum dual bat #D31 99 #SS-TL *39687
$12.99
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TIM LINCECUM 2011 TOPPS CHROME ORANGE REFRACTOR #15 GIANTS
$7.00
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2012 Topps Tribute TIM LINCECUM 24 25 Gold Parallel
$14.00
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2013 Topps Triple Threads JERSEY BACK TO BACK CY TIM LINCECUM 14 18 GIANTS
$11.37
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2007 ETOPPS IN HAND TIM LINCECUM ROOKIE CARD SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS 639 799
$16.99
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2007 SP ROOKIE EDITION #124 TIM LINCECUM ROOKIE CARD RC - SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS
$13.45
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2012 Topps Chrome TIM LINCECUM SSP VARIATION RARE!! San Francisco Giants
$29.99
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SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS 141 Baseball Card LOT Tim Lincecum MLB Eric Surcamp
$8.77
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2011 TOPPS CHROME #15 BLACK REFRACTOR TIM LINCECUM SERIAL #51 100
$9.99
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2007 Bowman Chrome Tim Lincecum autograph auto rc rookie BGS 9 MINT *43289
$102.99
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Rookie Cards

Tim Lincecum Rookie Card Checklist

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2007 Exquisite Homer Bailey Tim Lincecum Dual Auto RC 10 40
$59.95
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2007 ETOPPS IN HAND TIM LINCECUM ROOKIE CARD SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS 639 799
$16.99
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2007 SP ROOKIE EDITION #124 TIM LINCECUM ROOKIE CARD RC - SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS
$13.45
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2007 Bowman Chrome Tim Lincecum autograph auto rc rookie BGS 9 MINT *43289
$102.99
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2007 Sp Rookie Edition Tim Lincecum rookie rc #264 BGS 9.5 GEM MINT *43294
$20.99
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2007 TOPPS TURKEY RED #88 TIM LINCECUM CHROME REFRAC ROOKIE CARD GRADED PSA 9 MT
$9.99
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(3) 2007 BOWMAN CHROME #217 TIM LINCECUM ROOKIE GRADED MINT 9 (1-PSA, 2-BECKETT)
$13.99
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(4) Stephen Strasburg Tim Lincecum 2010 Bowman Expectations RC Insert Lot #BE5
$9.99
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Tim Lincecum 2007 SP Rookie card lot(3)
$8.99
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2007 BOWMAN DP & PROSPECTS TIM LINCECUM RC PSA 9 Mint Giants
$5.00
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(5) 2007 Bowman Draft - TIM LINCECUM - RCs Rookie Cards #BDP11 - Giants
$9.99
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2007 Bowman Tim Lincecum Rookie Card SF Baseball GIANTS Draft Pick RC #BDP11
$9.99
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Tim Lincecum Phil Hughes 2007 Rookie 442 999
$5.00
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Tim Lincecum 2007 Upper Deck Rookie (#918)
$5.00
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TIM LINCECUM 2007 FINEST #4 RC PSA 10 GEM MINT GIANTS
$175.99
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TIM LINCECUM 2007 Bowman Chrome BLUE REF RC Auto #BC238 150 BGS 9.5 10 Rare
$555.55
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Autograph Guide

Tim Lincecum Autographed Memorabilia Buying Guide

Below you will find an example of what Justin Lincecum'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, and Tristar. Click on any of the images below to view full size photos.

Tim Lincecum Cut Signature Exemplar

Tim Lincecum Signature Example Image

Tim Lincecum Key Signature Attributes: An authentic Tim Lincecum 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. Sloppily written with no pride of penmanship it consists of nothing more than his illegible initials.
  2. The "T" resembles a curved "7" longer on the top than the vertical.
  3. The letter "L" is written with a large round loop that intersects the "T."

Tim Lincecum Signed Baseball Pricing

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Tim Lincecum Signed Jersey Pricing

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Tim Lincecum Signed Photograph Pricing

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TIM LINCECUM SIGNED AUTO JERSEY SF GIANTS WORLD SERIES CHAMPS PSA DNA COA!
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TIM LINCECUM Giants JSA Signed Auto Sports Illustrated No Label Autographed
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TIM LINCECUM SIGNED AUTOGRAPHED BASEBALL PSA DNA CERTIFIED GIANTS THE FREAK
$100.00
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Tim Lincecum signed autographed San Francisco Giants 16x20 photo (JSA)
$200.00
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Tim Lincecum Signed Autographed Major League Baseball Guaranteed Psa
$70.00
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TIM LINCECUM AUTO SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS SIGNED JERSEY PSA DNA GIANTS
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TIM LINCECUM SIGNED #55 2010 2012 WORLD SERIES GIANTS JERSEY JSA COA
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Tim Lincecum signed jersey inscribed psa coa auto no hitter today
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THE FRANCHISE Tim Lincecum signed 8 x 10, San Francisco Giants, PSA DNA
$49.98
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Tim Lincecum signed baseball JSA
$49.99
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Tim Lincecum Signed 2012 World Series Baseball, San Francisco Giants, JSA COA
$150.00
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GIANTS TIM LINCECUM SIGNED GAME USED BASEBALL MLB JSA AND STIENER COA
$119.99
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SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS TIM LINCECUM SIGNED 2008 ALL STAR BASEBALL JSA COA
$139.99
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TIM LINCECUM SIGNED AUTOGRAPHED BASEBALL PSA DNA CERTIFIED GIANTS THE FREAK
$89.99
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JSA TIM LINCECUM SIGNED 2010 2012 World Series #55 Jersey San Francisco Giants
$297.49
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TIM LINCECUM AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS 11X14 PHOTO JSA
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