Deion Sanders Cards, Rookie Cards and Autographed Memorabilia Guide

Deion Sanders

Date of Birth: 8/9/1967
Rookie Card Year: 1989
Investment Rating: 6.0


Overview

Deion Sanders is one of the greatest two-sport athletes of all-time. He is the only person to play in both a Super Bowl and a World Series. The overlapping of the NFL and MLB seasons kept him extremely busy for most of his professional career. He is the pnly person to hit a home run and scored a touch down in the same week. With similar flash, Deion Sanders cards and memorabilia continue to find audiences with both baseball and football fans.

Inducted into the Football Hall of Fame in 2011, Deion Sanders was an eight-time All-Pro selection. His boisterous personality, and on-field theatrics were characteristic for someone with the nickname of "Prime Time."

Sanders played for five different football teams (Falcons, 49'ers, Cowboys, Redskins,Ravens) and four baseball teams (Yankees, Braves, Reds, Giants). As a result of playing in several large markets, demand for Sanders' autographed memorabilia remains significant long after he has retired. Never one to shy away from the limelight, it only made sense that Sanders would eventually enter the world of broadcasting. As an analyst for the NFL Network, Sanders has maintained his relevance.

Deion Sanders has three rookie cards each for both baseball and football. All were produced in 1989. The timing of his rookie cards is unfortunate because all of them are derived from some of the most over-produced products in the history of the hobby. While this allows collectors to pick them up very inexpensively, they have minimal value. However, Gem Mint examples grading out at a 9.5 or 10 do perform well on the secondary market. Since that time, Sander's has had numerous other trading cards produced including several autograph and memorabilia cards.

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PSA 10 1990 O-PEE-CHEE # 61 DEION SANDERS ROOKIE RC NEW YORK YANKEES
$34.99

2015 TOPPS # T60DS DEION SANDERS 60TH ANNIVERSARY PSA 9 MINT SER # 26878174
$6.99

2012 National Treasures Emblems Of Hall DEION SANDERS AUTO GAME USED PATCH 10!
$20.50

baseball cards - Deion Sanders - Derek Jeter- Giambi - Manny Ramirez
$9.99

( 20 ) 1990 LEAF Deion Sanders #359 NM New York Yankees
$7.99

1989 SCORE #246 DEION SANDERS RC HOF PSA 9 MINT
$11.99

2004 Unproduced Deion Sanders Greats of the Game BGS 9
$150.00

2017 PANINI SPECTRA DEION SANDERS GREEN PARALLEL CARD #19 25 "FALCONS"
$5.50

National Treasures America's Team Jersey Cowboys Deion Sanders 45 49 2015
$200.00

National Treasures 2011 HOF On Card Autograph Cowboys Deion Sanders 01 25 2011
$500.00

2017 Spectra DEION SANDERS Die Cut "Neon Green" #18 20!
$5.50

Topps Huddle Deion Sanders Five Star Base Signature Award 66cc - Digital
$5.99

DEION SANDERS DARRELLE REVIS ELITE DUAL PRIME PATCH AUTOGRAPH SSP AUTO 2 5 ! WOW
$149.99

2008 Sportkings Series B Mini #74 Deion Sanders Dallas Cowboys Card 1h8
$22.00

1993 PRO SET POWER COMBO 65 CT W 6 DEION SANDERS + PC2 STEVE YOUNG JERRY RICE
$19.99

2008 Sportkings Series B Autographs Gold #A-DSA1 Deion Sanders Auto Card 5i7
$59.44
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Football Rookies

Deion Sanders Football Rookie Cards Checklist

1989 Pro Set Deion Sanders RC #486

1989 Pro Set Deion Sanders RC

Sanders was a first round draft pick of the Atlanta Falcons (5th overall). This card depicts him as a member of his Florida State alma mater where he was a two-time consensus All-American. Hailing from the first Pro Set release, it's cheap and easy to find.

1989 Score Deion Sanders RC #246

1989 Score Football Deion Sanders RC

It seems only fitting that at least one of Deion Sanders rookie card depicts him in a baseball cap. The inclusion of a football helmet on the card design only adds to the appeal of this card that proved quite prophetic. 1989 Score Football is the year's most popular pigskin release.

1989 Topps Traded Deion Sanders RC #30T

1989 Topps Traded Deion Sanders RC

The 1989 Topps Traded Deion Sanders shows the cornerback setting up for a return, something he excelled at. At one time he held the record for returns for touchdowns. This standout cards features a classic photo of a classic player.

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2015 TOPPS # T60DS DEION SANDERS 60TH ANNIVERSARY PSA 9 MINT SER # 26878174
$6.99

2012 National Treasures Emblems Of Hall DEION SANDERS AUTO GAME USED PATCH 10!
$20.50

1989 SCORE #246 DEION SANDERS RC HOF PSA 9 MINT
$11.99

2017 PANINI SPECTRA DEION SANDERS GREEN PARALLEL CARD #19 25 "FALCONS"
$5.50

National Treasures America's Team Jersey Cowboys Deion Sanders 45 49 2015
$200.00

National Treasures 2011 HOF On Card Autograph Cowboys Deion Sanders 01 25 2011
$500.00

2017 Spectra DEION SANDERS Die Cut "Neon Green" #18 20!
$5.50

Topps Huddle Deion Sanders Five Star Base Signature Award 66cc - Digital
$5.99

DEION SANDERS DARRELLE REVIS ELITE DUAL PRIME PATCH AUTOGRAPH SSP AUTO 2 5 ! WOW
$149.99

1993 PRO SET POWER COMBO 65 CT W 6 DEION SANDERS + PC2 STEVE YOUNG JERRY RICE
$19.99

DEION SANDERS IP AUTO SIGNED GOAL LINE ART CARD GLAC - HOF 2011 FALCONS COWBOYS
$99.00

Deion Sanders 2017 Spectra 1 CASE 8XBox Player Break 4
$5.99

(3) Deion Sanders Odd-Ball Trading Card Lot
$10.43

(4) Deion Sanders Odd-Ball Trading Card Lot
$8.90

DEION SANDERS RICKY WILLIAMS 1999 SKYBOX PREMIUM DEJA VU DIE CUT 99
$37.00

DEION SANDERS 1997 PINNACLE EPIX PURPLE SEASON #15 (BV=$15) AF9068
$7.99
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Baseball Rookies

Deion Sanders Baseball Rookie Cards Checklist

1989 Donruss The Rookies Deion Sanders RC #6

1989 Donruss Deion Sanders RC

The Rookies is a beloved moniker for rookie cards from the 1980s. Sanders made his debut with the Yankees on May 31, 1989. Featuring a great in-action photo the black and green borders of the card make them easily distinguishable from other 1989 Deion Sanders baseball cards.

1989 Fleer Update Deion Sanders RC #53

1989 Fleer Update Deion Sanders RC

A bland design matches the bland expression of boredom on Sanders' face. This rookie card was part of a packaged box set that has never been very popular. 1989 Fleer Update Glossy is a little more popular today, however even those are affordable.

1989 Topps Traded Deion Sanders RC #110T

1989 Topps Traded Deion Sanders RC BB

The young Deion Sanders' poses for his Topps Traded rookie card, which uses the same design as the regular season release. While the basic version can be had for very little, there's also a rarer Tiffany version that comes with a glossy finish.

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PSA 10 1990 O-PEE-CHEE # 61 DEION SANDERS ROOKIE RC NEW YORK YANKEES
$34.99

baseball cards - Deion Sanders - Derek Jeter- Giambi - Manny Ramirez
$9.99

( 20 ) 1990 LEAF Deion Sanders #359 NM New York Yankees
$7.99

2004 Unproduced Deion Sanders Greats of the Game BGS 9
$150.00

1994 Reds Sportflics #25 Deion Sanders Rookie Traded Artist's Proof
$15.29

1994 TOPPS Finest Preproduction #22- Deion Sanders Atlanta Braves
$5.99

1989 TOPPS TRADED TIFFANY #110T DEION SANDERS RC MINT *974739
$6.50

*BRAVES* DEION SANDERS Signed *1991 UPPER DECK* Card # 743 W Coa
$24.95

1989 TOPPS TRADED TIFFANY #110T DEION SANDERS RC MINT *017124
$7.50

1989 Albany Yankees Best #1 Deion Sanders BGS 7.5
$13.00

Deion Sanders Reds 2015 Topps Dynasty Auto Patch Jersey #ED 1 5
$249.99

2000 Louisville RiverBats Uncut Team Sheet Deion Sanders Seldom Seen RARE
$50.00

Deion Sanders and Barry Bonds Baseball Cards
$10.00

1990 Fleer #454 Deion Sanders New York Yankees (38478)
$5.00

LOT OF 600 BASEBALL CARDS WITH DEION SANDERS ROOKIE & RANDY JOHNSON ROOKIE
$7.00

# LOT OF 600 BASEBALL CARDS WITH DEION SANDERS ROOKIE & JUAN GONZALEZ ROOKIE
$7.00
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Autographs

Deion Sanders Autographed Memorabilia Buying Guide

Below you will find an example of what Deion Sander'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, and Mounted Memories.

Deion Sanders Cut Signature Exemplar:

Deion sanders Cut Signature Example

Deion Sanders Key Signature Attributes: An authentic Deion Sanders 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 exhibits an overall consistency that feels rushed with only a few letters being clearly discernible.
  2. The "D" is most pronounces and includes two lines, a short and slightly curved vertical line and a large disconnected, backwards "C" line with a small curlycue on the bottom.
  3. A scribble that looks like a capital "L" follows.
  4. A very hieroglyphic like character sits i the center where you can see the letter "S" but also lines running through and over it, which is intended to make it look like a "$."
  5. The signature finishes with what looks like a "C."

Deion Sanders Autographed Baseball Memorabilia

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Deion Sanders Autographed Football Memorabilia

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Deion Sanders Custom Framed Signed Dallas Cowboys 16x20 Autograph With JSA
$175.00

DEION SANDERS SIGNED AUTOGRAPHED ATLANTA FALCONS #21 BLACK REEBOK JERSEY JSA
$349.99

DEION SANDERS autographed signed Cowboys Thanksgiving day jersey JSA Witness
$189.00

DEION SANDERS AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED DALLAS COWBOYS FULL SIZE PRO HELMET HOF 11 PSA
$479.99

FRAMED DEION SANDERS AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED DALLAS COWBOYS JERSEY PSA COA
$599.99

Deion Sanders signed autographed Tksg jersey Jsa coa Cowboys football autograph
$201.75

DEION SANDERS Signed Autograph Riddell Full Size Replica Helmet JSA Authentic
$224.95

Deion Sanders Signed Cowboys 35x43 Custom Framed Jersey (JSA COA) "NEON DEION"
$359.95

DEION SANDERS signed auto mini helmet JSA coa FALCONS throwback red
$119.99

Deion Sanders Signed Autographed Authentic Wilson The Duke NFL Football JSA COA
$199.00

DEION SANDERS ATLANTA FALCONS RED HOF 2011,PRIMETIME GAI COA SIGNED JERSEY
$325.00

DEION SANDERS (Dallas Cowboys) Signed Autographed Framed Jersey w JSA COA
$399.99

DEION SANDERS (Atlanta Falcons) Signed Autographed Framed Jersey w JSA COA
$399.99

Deion Sanders Autographed SIGNED Jersey - JSA Authentic - Burgundy
$177.99

DEION SANDERS SIGNED PSA DNA CERT 1996 SUPER BOWL FDC AUTHENTICATED AUTOGRAPH
$48.99

Deion Sanders signed football index card Psa-Dna
$125.00
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Rob is a former member of The Cardboard Connection Writing Staff and co-host of Cardboard Connection Radio.He is an avid collector with over 20 years of active experience in the hobby.

User Comments

  1. I have collected the rookie cards for FSU players in the NFL since the very first one. Health and age slowed me down about 2005. Wondering which FSU players & former players have the best potential for becoming highly desirable.
    Les

  2. the kind of player i want to be like when i grow up

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