Trevor Hoffman Cards, Rookie Card and Autographed Memorabilia Guide

Trevor Hoffman

Date of Birth: 10/13/1967
Rookie Card Year: 1992
Investment Rating: 5.5


Overview

Normally, the hobby overlooks relievers. Trevor Hoffman cards and autographed memorabilia are a bit of an anomaly. Spending 15 of his 18 major leagues seasons were spent with the San Diego Padres, he became a fan favorite and was instrumental in the emergence of the closer role having star power. He was the first reliever to accomplish the benchmarks of 500 and 600 career saves.

Hoffman has just one rookie card. It is part of the 1992 Bowman Baseball set. He also has a lengthy pre-rookie card checklist from his playing days in the minor leagues. One of his most popular is his 1991 ProCards Cedar Rapids card.

The first certified Trevor Hoffman autograph cards were issued in the 1996 Leaf Signature Series set. The base version has a known print run of 3,500 copies. Two parallels also exist, a Silver and Gold, with respective print runs of 1,000 and 500. None of the cards are serial numbered.

Hoffman's first memorabilia card was released in 2000 Fleer Impact. The Genuine Coverage card contains a swatch of game-used batting gloves.

Trevor Hoffman's autographed memorabilia is relatively affordable. He is still involved with the Padres in a coaching capacity and is a willing signer at the ballpark.

Trevor Hoffman Rookie Card

1992 Bowman Trevor Hoffman RC #11

1992 Bowman Trevor Hoffman RC 215x300 Image

The 1992 Bowman Baseball set is one of the more popular releases of the early 1990s. The inclusion of key rookie cards like Trevor Hoffman is a contributing factor. The set also has the lone Mariano Rivera rookie card. The quality of the product itself is another reason collectors appreciate the set. It was printed on a glossy white card stock, which gives it the look and feel of a premium product.

ebaysmalllogo Image
3900549221264040 1 Image
TREVOR HOFFMAN 2009 UD GOUDEY BASEBALL GAME USED JERSEY
$5.49
2716406643134040 1 Image
trevor hoffman 1995 collectors choice se card #163 gold signature rare hot
$14.99
3604571436134040 1 Image
B20089 2007 Fleer #83 Trevor Hoffman Blank Back Error Padres
$14.97
3810275817384040 1 Image
TREVOR HOFFMAN XFRACTOR CARD NUMBERED 51 57! HIS JERSEY NUMBER 51!
$9.00
2313183800924040 1 Image
1992 Bowman Trevor Hoffman RC (All 9.5 Sub-Grades) (#11) BGS9.5 BGS
$89.95
2313183807894040 1 Image
1992 Bowman Trevor Hoffman (RC) (#11) (10 Centering 3-9.5's subs) BGS9.5 BGS
$129.95
2814746815804040 1 Image
1992 Skybox AA Trevor Hoffman Rookie SGC 96 9 Mint Chattanooga
$16.99
1214647039974040 1 Image
1992 Bowman Trevor Hoffman #11 RC PSA 9 Mint !!
$7.00
2814729335404040 1 Image
1992 Bowman Trevor Hoffman - Graded Beckett BGS 9.5 Gem Mint
$24.99
3013603871854040 1 Image
1992 Bowman #11 Trevor Hoffman Rookie Card RC PSA 8 Future HOF?
$5.99
3909199833494040 1 Image
TREVOR HOFFMAN 2002 UPPER DECK DIAMOND CONNECTION #298 GAME JERSEY # 200 SP $20
$5.99
1514452090384040 1 Image
Trevor Hoffman, 1992 Bowman, ROOKIE!!!, PSA 9
$18.99
2716416156134040 1 Image
2002 KEEBLER SAN DIEGO PADRES SET TREVOR HOFFMAN ALAN TRAMMELL NEVIN KLESKO SGA
$9.99
1514521887314040 1 Image
1997 FINEST REFRACTORS TREVOR HOFFMAN #149 GRADED 9 MINT
$18.75
3909541554054040 1 Image
30--1993 Topps Gold Cards--Luis Riveria--Trevor Hoffman--Jose Uribe--Shawn Jeter
$12.00
3507882437004040 1 Image
2009 TOPPS HERITAGE #713 TREVOR HOFFMAN SHORT-PRINT "SP" - MILWAUKEE BREWERS
$5.35
« Previous1234
 Image

Autograph Guide

Trevor Hoffman Autographed Memorabilia Buying Guide

Below you will find an example of what Trevor Hoffman'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 companySome of the trusted sources within the sports memorabilia market include the following companies: PSA, JSA, Steiner, Mounted Memories and Tristar. Click on any of the images below to view full size photos.

Trevor Hoffman Cut Signature Exemplar:

Trevor Hoffman Signature Example 260x81 Image

Trevor Hoffman Key Signature Attributes: An authentic Trevor Hoffman 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.  The signature is written on a slight arc.
  2. The letter "t" is unique. It resembles a "7" with a long horizontal tail extending to the left.
  3. A scribble implies the remaining letters of the first name.
  4. The "H" is discernible. The first of the two vertical lines has a curve to it. The lines are not always connected by a horizontal line.
  5. A small "o" is visible.
  6. A large "P" shaped character is actually an "f."
  7. The signature finishes with a downward sloping line.

Trevor Hoffman Signed Baseball Pricing

Active Listings for Trevor Hoffman Signed Baseballs

Trevor Hoffman Signed Baseball 260x260 Image

Trevor Hoffman Signed Jersey Pricing

Active Listings for Trevor Hoffman Signed Jerseys

Trevor Hoffman Signed Jersey 260x173 Image

Trevor Hoffman Signed Photograph Pricing

Active Listings for Trevor Hoffman Signed Photographs

Trevor Hoffman Signed Photo 240x300 Image

ebaysmalllogo Image
3311412406544040 1 Image
Trevor Hoffman Signed Padres 8x10 Photo PSA DNA COA Picture Autograph Hells Bell
$79.99
3011099979124040 1 Image
Trevor Hoffman Signed Padres 8x10 Photo PSA DNA COA Picture Autograph San Diego
$79.99
3606291088194040 1 Image
BREWERS Trevor Hoffman signed 8x10 photo JSA COA Autographed AUTO Padres
$49.00
3013312757654040 1 Image
1998 Padres 17x Signed World Series Baseball PSA DNA COA Trevor Hoffman Auto'd
$499.99
1111814331594040 1 Image
Trevor Hoffman Hot! signed San Diego Padres 8x10 photo PSA DNA cert PROOF!!
$50.00
2616342690264040 1 Image
Trevor Hoffman signed Rawlings Major League Baseball w COA GAI
$30.00
3313051141564040 1 Image
Trevor Hoffman Signed 2003 Topps Chrome Padres Baseball Card PSA DNA Gem Mint 10
$99.99
3808318368714040 1 Image
Trevor Hoffman signed autographed Upper Deck SP PSA
$30.00
1907677093964040 1 Image
TREVOR HOFFMAN SIGNED AUTOGRAPH 8x10 PHOTO *PSA COA* SAN DIEGO PADRES
$74.99
1509617972714040 1 Image
TREVOR HOFFMAN SIGNED AUTOGRAPH 8x10 PHOTO *PSA COA* PADRES
$74.99
3810106492414040 1 Image
Trevor Hoffman San Diego Padres 08 Upper Deck X Card RC PSA 7.5 DNA Signed Auto
$29.99
1313104522144040 1 Image
Trevor Hoffman San Diego Padres Signed 11x14 Photo GAI Cert# GV729783
$89.99
1414244821534040 1 Image
Trevor Hoffman San Diego Padres Signed 11x14 Photo GAI Cert# GV729784
$89.99
3012994890594040 1 Image
Trevor Hoffman Signed 2005 Fleer Tradition Padres Baseball Card PSA DNA Mint 9
$49.99
1514291276644040 1 Image
Trevor Hoffman autographed signed ROMLB baseball JSA COA HOF Padres Brewers SAVE
$149.99
1614389571154040 1 Image
Trevor Hoffman autographed signed ROMLB baseball JSA COA HOF Padres Brewers MLB
$149.99
« Previous1234
 Image

More Info

For general information and player statistics about Trevor Hoffman, visit:


 |  E-Mail Author | 
Rob Bertrand is an avid collector with over 20 years of active experience in the hobby. He is one of the site's most accomplished writers, as well as the co-host of Cardboard Connection Radio. You can follow him on Twitter @VOTC.

Leave a Comment: