Gaylord Perry Baseball Card Value will always remain high. Among his other accolades he pitched from 1962-1983 for eight different teams in his career. During a 22-year baseball career, Perry compiled 314 wins, 3,534 strikeouts, and a 3.11 earned run average. Perry was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1991.
Value of Gaylord Perry Rookie Cards
The price of a Gaylord Perry baseball cards is determined by a few factors. The condition of the card or cards is vital to its value. The better the condition the more the Gaylord Perry rookie card is worth. Scarcity also a determining factor when figuring out how much a Gaylord Perry rookie card is worth. Like condition, scarcity can make a big difference when it comes to pricing.
Most Valuable Gaylord Perry Rookie Card- 1962 Topps #199 Gaylord Perry. This is also his most expensive rookie card.
Best Gaylord Perry Baseball Card- 1962 Topps #199 Gaylord Perry
Best Gaylord Perry Autograph Card- 1962 Topps Gaylord Perry Autograph Card
Gaylord Perry Bio-
Being an exceptional player, Gaylord Perry’s baseball cards are heavily sought. An autographed 1975 Topps All-Star Baseball Card with the Cleveland Indians goes for about $35 and an autographed 1990 Swell Legends Gaylord Perry Baseball Card for around $30. This right-handed pitcher signed with the San Francisco Giants in 1958 working the minors until 1962 when he moved up to the majors.
Throughout his 22-year career, he played for eight teams to include the Giants, Cleveland Indians, Texas Rangers, San Diego Padres, Atlanta Braves, New York Yankees, Seattle Mariners, and Kansas City Royals. Perry achieved a number of great feats to include 314 wins, 3,534 strikeouts, and a 3.11 ERA. He was a five-time All-Star player and for the American League, the first pitcher to ever receive the Cy Young Award. Other accomplishments include being a member of the 300 Win Club and being elected for induction into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1991.
One of the interesting facts about Perry is that during his years of pitching, he often threw spitballs, even getting ejected from a game in 1982 and being forced to sit out 10 games. When not actually doctoring the balls, he made it look as if he had. Perry is also known for psyching out opposing hitters by pretending to read signs from catchers that were not being given. In 1983, Perry retired from baseball, leaving behind a legacy. Gaylord Perry baseball cards a must and commonly sold online through auction sites, as well as other online sites and through local memorabilia stores.
Teams Gaylord Perry has Played For- San Francisco Giants (1962–71), Cleveland Indians (1972–75).Texas Rangers (1975–77), San Diego Padres (1978–79), Texas Rangers/New York Yankees (1980), Atlanta Braves (1981), Seattle Mariners/Kansas City Royals (1982–83)
Top 3 Gaylord Perry Baseball Cards- These are some of the best Gaylord Perry Rookie cards and some of his most expensive.
- 1962 Topps #199 Gaylord Perry
- 1963 Topps #169 Gaylord Perry
- 1964 Topps #468 Gaylord Perry