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Clayton Kershaw Rookie Cards and Autograph Memorabilia Guide

Clayton Kershaw

Date of Birth: 3/19/1988
Rookie Card Year: 2008
Investment Rating: 7.0


Overview

Already one in a long line of Dodgers pitching greats, Clayton Kershaw cards have slowly seen their stock rise over the years. The multi-time winner of the Cy Young, some of Kershaw's first cards tend to garner the most hobby attention.

Official Clayton Kershaw rookie cards are found in 2008 products. They range from a couple of dollars for low-end base cards to much higher for serial-numbered autographs. There are also lots of autographs and tough inserts that aren't technically rookies but still popular. However, the most desirable Clayton Kershaw cards are found in 2006 Bowman products, which include the first cards of Kershaw in a Dodgers uniform. The 2006 Bowman Chrome Draft Clayton Kershaw autograph is the key card among these.

Shop for Clayton Kershaw cards on eBay.

Collectors can also look back a little earlier for some great deals on early Clayton Kershaw autographs. The 2005 Upper Deck USA Baseball set has several numbered autographs of the pitcher, including some dual autographs.

Top Clayton Kershaw Rookie Cards

 2008 Upper Deck Ultimate Collection Clayton Kershaw RC #107 Autographed Jersey #/99

Featuring a large jersey swatch and an autograph signed directly on the fabric, this card is serial numbered to 99 and is one of Kershaw's most popular rookie cards.

2008 Ultimate Collection Clayton Kershaw

2008 Upper Deck Sweet Spot Clayton Kershaw RC #133 #/199

A classic brand delivers a classic rookie card. Serial numbered to 199 and featuring an on-card autograph, the card features textured seams of a baseball and shows Kershaw having just delivered a pitch.

2008 Sweet Spot Clayton Kershaw

 2008 SPx Clayton Kershaw RC #151 Autograph

Another on-card signature rookie card. While it lacks serial numbering, the SPx brand carries great weight and tradition with collectors, making this a solid RC choice.

2008 SPx Clayton Kershaw

Top eBay Listings

2014 Topps Heritage 10 Adam Wainwright Clayton Kershaw Zimmermann PSA 9 Mint
$21.99

2014 Topps Heritage 12 Clayton Kershaw Cliff Lee Jeff Samardzija PSA 9 Mint
$19.99

2008 Bowman Chrome Draft Pick Clayton Kershaw Auto Rookie Card RC
$69.99

2014 Topps Heritage 300 Clayton Kershaw Portrait PSA 8 NM Mint
$17.99

2014 Topps Heritage 300 Clayton Kershaw Portrait PSA 9 Mint
$22.99

2014 Topps Heritage 8 Clayton Kershaw Jose Fernandez PSA 10 Gem Mint
$24.99

2014 Topps Heritage 8 Clayton Kershaw Jose Fernandez PSA 9 Mint
$19.99

2014 Topps Heritage New Age Performers Napck Clayton Kershaw PSA 8 NM Mint
$17.99

2008 Allen Ginter Master Set SP NNO Joey Votto Clayton Kershaw RC Rookie States
$299.99

2017 TOPPS MINI #50 CLAYTON KERSHAW *BLUE #3 10* LOS ANGELES DODGERS
$21.99

2017 Topps Allen and Ginter Box Toppers #BL-CK Clayton Kershaw
$5.79

2008 stadium club #107a CLAYTON KERSHAW los angeles dodgers rookie BGS BCCG 10
$50.00

2017 Bowman Purple #80 Clayton Kershaw 139 250
$5.00

2014 Topps Camo #294 Adam Wainwright Jordan Zimmermann Clayton Kershaw LL 63 99
$20.00

L@@K--Mr. K--2017 TOPPS HERITAGE CLAYTON KERSHAW BAZOOKA MINI SP LOT OF 7
$29.99

2016 Topps Now #45 Clayton Kershaw Baseball Card - Only 453 made!
$19.95
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Original article by Ryan Cracknell.

Rookie Cards

Clayton Kershaw Rookie Card Checklist

Budget Rookie Cards

Clayton Kershaw cards - 2008 Stadium Club RC

Top eBay Listings

2008 Bowman Chrome Draft Pick Clayton Kershaw Auto Rookie Card RC
$69.99

2008 Allen Ginter Master Set SP NNO Joey Votto Clayton Kershaw RC Rookie States
$299.99

2008 stadium club #107a CLAYTON KERSHAW los angeles dodgers rookie BGS BCCG 10
$50.00

CLAYTON KERSHAW,2008 Topps Finest Rookie RC Redemption #7 Los Angeles Dodgers SP
$59.99

Clayton Kershaw 2007 Bowman Rookie Card RC PSA 10 Gem Mt
$60.00

Clayton Kershaw 2007 Bowman Rookie Card RC PSA 10 Gem Mt
$60.00

Clayton Kershaw 2006 Bowman Heritage Prospects Rookie Card PSA 10 Gem Mt
$200.00

Clayton Kershaw 2007 Bowman Chrome Rookie Card RC Mint 9
$16.00

Clayton Kershaw 2007 Bowman Rookie Card RC PSA 10 Gem Mt Qty Available
$60.00

2008 Topps Allen And Ginter Clayton Kershaw ROOKIE
$10.00

2008 jacksonville suns grandstand #17 CLAYTON KERSHAW auto rookie BGS 9.5 10
$250.00

Clayton Kershaw 2008 Topps Allen & Ginter RC #72 Los Angeles Dodgers
$7.99

Clayton Kershaw 3 card Rookie lot
$40.00

Clayton Kershaw RC Rookie Card 2008 Topps Update UH240 Los Angeles Dodgers
$99.99

CLAYTON KERSHAW ROOKIE AUTOGRAPH 2007 Gold Just Limited Ser #5 50 bgs 9 RARE!
$699.00

2007 bowman chrome draft future game pros refractor #77 CLAYTON KERSHAW rc BGS 9
$125.00
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Autograph Guide

Clayton Kershaw Autographed Memorabilia Buying Guide

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

Clayton Kershaw Cut Signature Exemplar

Clayton Kershaw Key Signature Attributes: An authentic Clayton Kershaw 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 entire signature consists of some fairly difficult to decipher hieroglyphics and the pen lifts for each.
  2. The letter "C" is discernible.
  3. The signature is written on a, relatively, level plane.

Clayton Kershaw Signed Baseball Pricing:

Active Listings for Clayton Kershaw Signed Baseballs

Clayton Kershaw Signed Baseball

Clayton Kershaw Signed Jersey Pricing:

Active Listings for Clayton Kershaw Signed Jerseys

Clayton Kershaw Signed Jersey

Clayton Kershaw Signed Photograph Pricing:

Active Listings for Clayton Kershaw Signed Photographs

Clayton Kershaw Signed Photo

Top eBay Listings

Clayton Kershaw Signed Auto 2.5x6 Large Cut Chit Framed W 8x10 Photo Steiner 10
$229.99

Clayton Kershaw Signed Auto 2.5x6 Large Cut Chit Framed W 8x10 Photo Steiner 30
$229.99

Clayton Kershaw Signed Auto 2.5x6 Large Cut Chit Framed W 8x10 Photo Steiner 40
$219.99

CLAYTON KERSHAW PSA signed auto autographed 2006 Just Rookies Preview Dodgers
$199.99

Clayton Kershaw Signed Auto 2.5x6 Large Cut Framed w 8x10 Photo Steiner 20
$229.99

AMAZING Bgs9 MINT Clayton Kershaw 2008 Tristar Rookie Auto Signed Dodgers
$79.79

Clayton Kershaw Signed Autographed 12X18 Photo LA Dodgers Pitching PSA AC68779
$229.99

2011 TOPPS CLAYTON KERSHAW - Personally Signed Card JSA Authentication
$75.00

JSA LOA Multi Signed Gold Glove Baseball COA Dustin Pedroia Clayton Kershaw
$449.99

CLAYTON KERSHAW 2012 TOPPS GYPSY QUEEN SIGNED AUTOGRAPHED CARD JSA CERTIFIED
$119.95

RARE 2011 Gold Glove Signed Baseball (11) Clayton Kershaw Dustin Pedroia PSA DNA
$398.00

Clayton Kershaw Signed Great Lakes Loons Media Guide Early JSA Auto
$74.99

Clayton Kershaw Signed Sweet Spot Baseball Minor League Era JSA Auto DA023535
$112.49

Clayton Kershaw Signed 8x10 Photo w JSA COA Dodgers Autographed AU SIG CY YOUNG
$149.95

Clayton Kershaw Signed Replica Cy Young Award PSA
$300.00

Clayton Kershaw Signed RC Quakes Baseball Hat Rare LA Dodgers PSA DNA
$200.00
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User Comments

  1. Ryan,

    Question…

    You list this Kershaw card as a great rookie card….

    2008 Upper Deck Sweet Spot Clayton Kershaw RC #133 #/199

    There is one numbered on eBay to 50… What are your thoughts on this card as far as value compared to the version to 199… Worth the 500 asking price?

    Thanks,

    Chris

  2. Chris Welling I’m personally not a fan of parallels over the rookie versions, but that’s a personal preference. If you like the card and are comfortable with the price, go for it. That said, that’s a bit amount for a Kershaw autograph. There’s no shortage of his signature. Look up completed eBay autographs for similarly numbered cards and you’ll get a sense of what the current going rates are.

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