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

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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.

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2008 UD Ballpark Greg Maddux Trevor Hoffman Khalil Greene & Tony Gwynn jersey *2
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2007 Topps Copper #550 Trevor Hoffman 9 56 B73373
$14.97
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pop 2 - 1996 Finest #134 Trevor HOFFMAN - PSA 10+++ RARE
$19.99
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2007 Ultra Gold Dual Materials Game Used Dual PATCH TREVOR HOFFMAN #'d 02 25
$6.89
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1992 Bowman Trevor Hoffman BGS 9.5 RC #11
$45.00
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1992 BOWMAN TREVOR HOFFMAN PSA 9 MINT RC
$12.50
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1996 Flair #377 Trevor HOFFMAN - PSA 9+++ RARE (no 10s)
$9.99
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1996 Topps Gallery #90 Trevor HOFFMAN - PSA 8.5+++ RARE (no 9s or 10s)
$6.99
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2009 SPx Materials Quad TREVOR HOFFMAN Takashi Saito BRAD LIDGE Chad Cordero JSY
$5.99
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1997 Stadium Club #202 Trevor HOFFMAN - PSA 9+++ RARE (no 10s)
$9.99
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1997 Topps #70 Trevor HOFFMAN - PSA 10+++ RARE pop 3
$14.99
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San Diego Padres Huge Lot of 4400+ Baseball Cards Tony Gwynn Trevor Hoffman !
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Trevor Hoffman Pendent
$15.00
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TREVOR HOFFMAN 2005 STUDIO PROOFS #236 3 25
$8.86
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1992 Bowman TREVOR HOFFMAN RC Card #11 Cincinnati Reds Rookie mint
$18.00
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*****Trevor Hoffman***** Lot of 160 cards ALL DIFFERENT
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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:

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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

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Trevor Hoffman Signed Photograph Pricing

Active Listings for Trevor Hoffman Signed Photographs

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TREVOR HOFFMAN SD PADRES SIGNED AUTOGRAPH 2000 TOPPS FINEST CARD JSA COA #K12582
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TREVOR HOFFMAN JSA AUTOGRAPH NATIONAL LEAGUE BASEBALL SIGNED AUTHENTIC
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TREVOR HOFFMAN SIGNED 2009 ALL STAR MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL JSA
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PADRES TREVOR HOFFMAN SIGNED AUTHENTIC 11X14 PHOTO AUTOGRAPHED JSA #G16035
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Future HOFer Trevor Hoffman signed 1991 ProCards card #219 JSA autographed
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Trevor Hoffman Game Used Baseball 600 Game? Signed Psa Cert-Inscribed
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Trevor Hoffman Signed Rawlings Official HOF Baseball ROMLB - PSA DNA Nice!
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Trevor Hoffman Signed Official MLB Baseball PSA DNA Authenticated
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JSA AUTHENTICATED TREVOR HOFFMAN SD PADRES SIGNED RAWLINGS OFFICIAL ML BASEBALL
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PADRES TREVOR HOFFMAN AUTHENTIC SIGNED CARD 2009 UPPER DECK #314 PSA DNA SLABBED
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PADRES TREVOR HOFFMAN SIGNED CARD 2002 UPPER DECK VINTAGE #228 PSA DNA SLABBED
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PADRES TREVOR HOFFMAN AUTHENTIC SIGNED CARD 2008 UPPER DECK #400 PSA DNA SLABBED
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PADRES TREVOR HOFFMAN AUTHENTIC SIGNED CARD 2005 TOPPS HERITAGE #349 PSA SLABBED
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BREWERS Trevor Hoffman signed card 2002 All-Star Game Padres JSA COA AUTO
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TREVOR HOFFMAN SIGNED 1998 ALL STAR MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL SAN DIEGO PADRES JSA
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Trevor Hoffman Signed Padres Blue Print Game Program PSA DNA COA 2013 Autograph
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