Yoenis Cespedes Cards and Autographed Memorabilia Guide

Yoenis Cespedes

Date of Birth: 10/10/1985
Rookie Card Year: 2012
Investment Rating: 7.0


Overview

The future looks strong for Yoenis Cespedes cards and memorabilia. The Cuban slugger made an immediate impact upon starting for the Oakland Athletics, hitting three home runs in his first five games. Althgouh he showed flashes of greatness with the A's, Cespedes was traded to the the Boston Red Sox midway through the 2014 season.

Playing for Cuba at the 2009 World Baseball Classic, collectors already had a handful of Yoenis Cespedes cards to chase before he even signed his first major league contract.

Cespedes' knack for the long ball should make him popular with collectors, particularly if he continues to hit towering shots. Cespedes gained a taste of national attention by winning the 2013 Home Run Derby, facing off in the finals against another 2012 rookie, Bryce Harper. He also won the 2014 Home Run Derby.

The speedy outfielder should prove to be exciting to watch for years to come. The highlight reels that follow him will help him garner widespread attention, especially while playing for the large market Boston Red Sox.

Yoenis Cespedes rookie cards can be found in many 2012 products. He also signed many autographed inserts, making his signature not too difficult to find.

It is worth noting that Cespedes' World Baseball Classic cards show a different spelling for his first name - Yoennis.

Top Yoenis Cespedes Rookie Cards

2012 Topps Triple Threads Yoenis Cespedes RC #138 Autographed Jersey #/99

2012 Topps Triple Threads Yoenis Cespedes

An essential addition to any Yoenis Cespedes player collection, the Triple Threads rookie card features its patented three swatches of memorabilia, on-card autograph and serial numbering to 99.

2012 Panini National Treasures Yoenis Cespedes RC #223 Autograph #/99

2012 Panini National Treasures Yoenis Cespedes

Despite not being an officially licensed rookie card according to MLB, it is licensed by the MLBPA and should not be ignored by collectors. Limited to 99 copies, it features a beautiful black and white design and on-card signature.

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2016 Donruss Optic Back To The Future YOENIS CESPEDES AUTO LE 6 15 SUPER RARE
$29.99

YOENIS CESPEDES RATED ROOKIE AUTOGRAPH 156 199 - 2012 PLAYOFF PRIME CUTS - RARE!
$20.99

2012 BOWMAN CHROME #4 YOENIS CESPEDES ROOKIE RC OAKLAND ATHLETICS
$5.21

2012 TOPPS CHROME #180 YOENIS CESPEDES ROOKIE RC OAKLAND ATHLETICS
$5.56

2014 Panini Prizm Prizms Camo #6 Yoenis Cespedes - NM-MT
$5.60

Yoenis Cespedes Signed Real One 2016 Topps Heritage High Number Card ROA-PO
$49.99

Yoenis Cespedes 2013 Panini Father's Day Prizm MVP BRUSHED ALUMINUM 25 E817
$6.95

Yoenis Cespedes 2013 Panini Father's Day Prizm Relevance BRUSHED ALUMINUM E819
$5.95

MIKE TROUT BRYCE HARPER YOENIS CESPEDES TRIPLE RELIC 12 TRIPLE THREADS #'d 30 36
$40.00

2014 Bowman Chrome Yoenis Cespedes Cyan Printing Plate Card #1 1
$99.99

2014 TOPPS YOENIS CESPEDES ROOKIE CARD(MINI)
$8.50

2011 TOPPS YOENIS CESPEDES "ROOKIE' CARD
$7.00

2016 Panini Immaculate Yoenis Cespedes Jumbo Jersey Patch Relic 4 5 RARE A's
$35.00

2016 Topps MLB Debut Medallion #MDMYC Yoenis Cespedes - NM-MT
$5.60

2012 Bowman Platinum Blue National Promo #21 A's Yoenis Cespedes 499 BGS Mint 9
$19.95

Yoenis Cespedes 2015 Bowman's Best Blue Refractor # 150 BGS 10 Mets Pop 1
$34.99
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Rookie Cards

Yoenis Cespedes Rookie Card Guide

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YOENIS CESPEDES RATED ROOKIE AUTOGRAPH 156 199 - 2012 PLAYOFF PRIME CUTS - RARE!
$20.99

2012 BOWMAN CHROME #4 YOENIS CESPEDES ROOKIE RC OAKLAND ATHLETICS
$5.21

2012 TOPPS CHROME #180 YOENIS CESPEDES ROOKIE RC OAKLAND ATHLETICS
$5.56

2014 TOPPS YOENIS CESPEDES ROOKIE CARD(MINI)
$8.50

2011 TOPPS YOENIS CESPEDES "ROOKIE' CARD
$7.00

Yoenis Cespedes 2012 Topps Finest Jumbo Patch Atomic Refractor Auto # 5 Rookie
$500.00

2012 Topps Update Yoenis Cespedes BLACK Jersey #52 61!! BEST RC!! SP!! NY METS!!
$99.99

YOENIS CESPEDES 2012 BOWMAN STERLING RC ROOKIE BGS 9.5 GEM MINT AUTO 10
$182.50

THREE (3) YOENIS CESPEDES (Oakland A's) 2012 BOWMAN ROOKIE CARDS #193
$7.99

2009 bowman chrome wbc prospects #bcw49 YOENNIS CESPEDES rookie card BGS 9
$15.00

2012 Topps Chrome #180.1 Yoenis Cespedes (Base) Oakland Athletics RC Card 3q5
$5.25

2012 Bowman Platinum Green #21 Yoenis Cespedes Oakland Athletics Rookie Card 1g5
$6.24

YOENIS CESPEDES 2012 Bowman Chrome Rookie RC #4 New York Mets
$5.50

2009 Topps Chrome YOENNIS CESPEDES RC #W11 '09 WBC Mint Mets All Star
$9.95

(10) 2012 Bowman Yoenis Cespedes Rookie 1st Card 10 Card Lot #193 QTY
$9.99

YOENIS CESPEDES A'S 2012 PRIZM ROOKIE RC # 159 GRADED 10
$22.40
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2009 WBC Cards

2009 World Baseball Classic Card Highlights

Although Yoenis Cespedes rookie cards came out in 2012, he did have several Topps cards produced in 2009 due to his participation in the World Baseball Classic. These cards are inserts and should not be considered official rookie cards. That said, they are a solid choice that will hold some value. Highlights of the WBC cards are listed below.

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2009 Topps Bowman Sterling Worldview G.U. Jersey Yoennis Cespedes #125 199
$5.99

2009 Topps Bowman Sterling Worldview G.U. Jersey Yoennis Cespedes #125 199
$6.99

2009 bowman chrome wbc prospects #bcw49 YOENNIS CESPEDES rookie card BGS 9
$15.00

2009 Topps Chrome YOENNIS CESPEDES RC #W11 '09 WBC Mint Mets All Star
$9.95

2009 Bowman Chrome BCW49 Yoennis Cespedes WBC CUBA (New York Mets) QTY Available
$7.00

(3) Card Lot 2009 Bowman Chrome World Baseball Yoennis Cespedes Rookie
$33.00

YOENNIS CESPEDES Mets 2009 Bowman Chrome WBC rookie BGS BCCG 10 MINT !
$19.95

2009 Bowman Chrome World Baseball Classic BCW49 Yoennis Cespedes Yoenis Card 2d7
$6.25

2009 Topps #8 Yoenis Cespedes Team Cuba (National Team) Rookie Baseball Card 1j2
$15.20

2009 TOPPS CHROME WORLD BASEBALL CLASSIC BLUE REFRACTORS YOENNIS CESPEDES -POP 4
$125.00

2009 Bowman Sterling YOENNIS CESPEDES WBC Jersey METS
$5.00

2009 Bowman Sterling World Baseball Classic Relics #BCR-YC Yoenis Cespedes 0o0
$24.98

2009 BOWMAN CHROME WBC BCW49 YOENNIS CESPEDES ROOKIE LOT OF 4! METS RC071
$12.99

2009 TOPPS WBC #6 YOENNIS CESPEDES RISING STAR REDEMPTION METS RC PSA 9
$14.99

2009 Bowman Chrome WBC Prospects Blue Refractors Yoenis Cespedes 63 150
$17.00

2009 Bowman Chrome Yoenis Cespedes WBC Prospects Blue Ref BGS 9.5.
$56.00
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Autograph Guide

Yoenis Cespedes Autographed Memorabilia Buying Guide

Below you will find an example of what Yoenis Cespedes'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.

Yoenis Cespedes Cut Signature Exemplar #1

Yoenis Cespedes Signature Example One

Yoenis Cespedes Cut Signature Exemplar #2

Yoenis Cespedes Signature Example Two

Yoenis Cespedes Key Signature Attributes: An authentic Yoenis Cespedes signature autograph will exhibit several distinguishing characteristics. He uses two different signature styles depending on the number of items to be signed, space and time limitations. Look for the following signature features:

Yoenis Cespedes Signature Attributes #1

  1. Comprised primarily of 5 characters. The distinct letter "y" with its angular tail sits inside a a large over-sized letter "C" that can resemble an "O."
  2. The pen lifts and his jersey number "52" is written with the numerals "5" and "2."
  3. The final letter is a distinguishable "P."

Yoenis Cespedes Signature Attributes #2

  1. Written on angle of about 30 degrees, this signature also contains the letter "y" inset in the letter "C."
  2. The pen lifts several times in spelling out "e-s-p-d-e-s."
  3. Not all the letters are legible.
  4. The letter "p" is represented by vertical line on a 60 degree or greater angle, followed by an un-connecting character that looks like a letter "c."

Yoenis Cespedes Signed Baseball

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Yoenis Cespedes Signed Bat

Yoenis Cespedes Signed Photograph

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Yoenis Cespedes Signed Photo

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YOENIS CESPEDES OAKLAND ATHLETICS STUD Yellow SIGNED Jersey JSA COA
$179.10

Yoenis Cespedes Signed Tigers Jersey (JSA COA)
$89.95

Billy Beane Signed 8x10 Photo Autographed PSA DNA Oakland A's Yoenis Cespedes
$21.99

YOENIS CESPEDES Signed Autographed Game Used Bat JSA Authentic COA
$29.99

NEW YORK YANKEES METS YOENIS CESPEDES signed 2015 OML WORLD SERIES BASEBALL PSA
$135.00

NEW YORK METS YOENIS CESPEDES signed ENGRAVED OFFICIAL MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL PSA
$150.00

Yoenis Cespedes Signed 2012 Topps Rookie Card #396 (Slabbed by Steiner)
$109.49

Yoenis Cespedes Signed 2012 Bowman Rookie Card #193 (Slabbed by Steiner)
$107.99

Yoenis Cespedes Signed 2012 Bowman Chrome Rookie Card #44 (Slabbed by Steiner)
$109.99

YOENIS CESPEDES Signed Cleat Autographed JSA COA N.Y. METS HOT HOT
$269.10

YOENIS CESPEDES NEW YORK METS AUTOGRAPHED WORLD SERIES SIGNED JERSEY #2 W JSA
$299.99

Yoenis Cespedes Signed 2012 Bowman Draft Rookie Card #4 (Slabbed by Steiner)
$109.99

Yoenis Cespedes signed PSA DNA rookie card RC 2012 Topps Allen & Ginter #79 Mets
$89.99

Yoenis Cespedes signed PSA DNA rookie card RC 2012 Bowman baseball #193 Mets A's
$89.99

Yoenis Cespedes Signed 11x14 Photo JSA COA New York Mets #52 All Star HRD Rare !
$44.99

Yoenis Cespedes Signed 2012 Bowman Draft Rookie Card #4 (Slabbed by Steiner)
$149.99
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Ryan is a former member of The Cardboard Connection Writing Staff. His collecting origins began with winter bike rides to the corner store, tossing a couple of quarters onto the counter and peddling home with a couple packs of O-Pee-Chee hockey in his pocket. Today, he continues to build sets, go after inserts with cool technologies, chase Montreal Expos and finish off his John Jaha master collection.

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  1. God willing he stays healthy and has a great career

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