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Todd Helton Cards, Rookie Card and Autographed Memorabilia Guide

Todd Helton

Date of Birth: 8/20/1973
Rookie Card Year: 1993
Investment Rating: 6.5


Overview

With his hustle, talent and attitude towards the game, Todd Helton cards and autographed memorabilia were popular with collectors. When he was in his prime, Helton was on the bubble of the hobby's top tier. That slipped somewhat as his career wound down but he's still one of the most recognized names from the first decade of the new millennium. Todd Helton played his entire 17-year career with the Colorado Rockies.

An accomplished hitter, Helton finished his career holding virtually every offensive team record. His lifetime batting average of .316, to go along with 2,519 hits, and 1,406 runs batted in, are further evidence of his strong play.

The only Todd Helton rookie card is from 1993 Topps Traded Baseball. It depicts him as a member of Team USA. Helton would make is MLB debut in 1997. He has several other cards leading up to his rookie season including relatively popular cards in 1996 Topps Chrome and 1996 Bowman's Best.

Helton's first certified autograph is from 1996 Signature Rookies Old Judge Peak Picks, a relatively obscure minor league release. His first MLB autograph is included in the 1997 Donruss Signature Series set. The base version is serial numbered to 1,400. The card also has two parallels numbered to 1,000 and 100.

Todd Helton's first game-used memorabilia cards were issued by Fleer and Upper Deck in 1999. His Winning Materials jersey card from 1999 SPx is a favorite.

With his impressive big-league resumé, Helton's autographed memorabilia is a good value and has solid potential for growth. Single-signed baseballs and signed Helton model bats are key pieces for getting signed.

Todd Helton Rookie Card

1993 Topps Traded Todd Helton RC #19T

1993 Topps Traded Todd Helton RC

1993 Topps Traded was issued as a factory sealed set. As a result, the Helton rookie card is often found in Mint condition. Professionally graded samples in top condition are plentiful. This ready supply has also brought prices down in recent years.

Top eBay Listings

1993 Topps Traded Todd Helton Rookie GMA 10 Gem Mint Team USA
$15.00

1993 TOPPS TRADED #19T TODD HELTON BGS 9.5 GEM MINT
$39.99

TODD HELTON MATT HOLLIDAY 2007 ULTIMATE COLLECTION 5 COLOR DUAL PATCH 25
$44.00

2013 National Prizm Pulsar SP # 30 TODD HELTON Rockies Panini Redemption
$12.99

2004 SP Prospects TODD HELTON Matt Macri CHRIS NELSON RC Triple Auto # 50
$79.00

Todd Helton, 1998 Donrruss Preferred (Field Box), ROOKIE!!!, Gem Mint 10, Rare
$7.64

2000 FLEER AUTOGRAPHICS TODD HELTON
$35.00

2002 Donruss Fan Club Credits TODD HELTON #44 100 #283 (6281)
$7.00

2001 SPx Winning Materials TODD HELTON CARLOS DELGADO JASON GIAMBI Jersey (2529)
$7.00

2003 Donruss Team Heroes Timeline Threads #32 Todd Helton #51 100 Rockies Jersey
$20.99

1997 Finest Refractors #286 Todd Helton S - NM-MT+, *SEWALL*
$7.13

Collection Lot of 175 Assorted Todd Helton Baseball Cards All Years Companies
$29.99

2002 2003 Donruss Diamond Kings Portraits SILVER SAMPLE * Pick Card Player *
$15.30

Todd Helton 2016 Panini Flawless USA Baseball Collegiate National Team SP 4 10
$42.49

2011 (ROCKIES) Topps Allen and Ginter Relics #THE Todd Helton
$6.80

2010 Bowman Chrome Blue Refractors #40 Todd Helton 150
$5.00
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Autograph Guide

Todd Helton Autographed Memorabilia Buying Guide

Below you will find an example of what Todd Helton'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.

Todd Helton Cut Signature Exemplar:

Todd Helton Signature Example

Todd Helton Key Signature Attributes: An authentic Todd Helton 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. It is a very hard-to-decipher signature in terms of letter-by-letter analysis.
  2. The signature consists of several looping letters and rounded lines.
  3. Look for two horizontal loops on either side of the center of the signature.
  4. Look for two parallel lines set in the circular line. A small dot sits between the two lines

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Top eBay Listings

Todd Helton signed 8x10 photo PSA DNA autographed Colorado Rockies baseball
$134.99

2008 Upper Deck Masterpieces Todd Helton PSA Autograph Signed Auto Card
$75.00

Todd Helton signed 8x10 photo JSA COA autographed Colorado Rockies
$63.75

Todd Helton signed 8x10 photo JSA COA autographed Colorado Rockies
$63.75

Todd Helton signed 8x10 photo JSA COA autographed Colorado Rockies
$63.75

Todd Helton signed 8x10 photo JSA COA autographed Colorado Rockies
$63.75

Todd Helton signed 8x10 photo JSA COA autographed Colorado Rockies
$63.75

Todd Helton signed 8x10 photo JSA COA autographed Colorado Rockies
$63.75

Todd Helton signed 8x10 photo JSA COA autographed Colorado Rockies
$63.75

Todd Helton signed TOPPS Stadium Club RC AUTO, Colorado Rockies, PSA DNA
$112.48

Todd Helton Colorado Rockies Signed Major League Baseball JSA N49450
$149.00

Todd Helton Signed 1998 Donruss Studio 8x10 Photo Card Rockies JSA COA M17722
$24.99

Todd Helton Signed 1995 SP Top Prospects No. 112 (PSA DNA)
$59.00

TODD HELTON COLORADO ROCKIES SINGLE SIGNED BASEBALL JSA AUTHENTIC
$100.00

TODD HELTON COLORADO ROCKIES SINGLE SIGNED BASEBALL JSA #2
$100.00

TODD HELTON Signed Cleat Autographed JSA COA COLORADO ROCKIES LEGEND
$254.15
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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.

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