Value of Ty Cobb Baseball Cards

by on April 18, 2011

Being someone who is recognized around the world, buying Ty Cobb baseball cards are a must for any collection.  While it would seem this legendary MLB player’s cards would cost a fortune, in truth prices are low.  As an example, a 1983 Donruss HOF Heroes #1 Ty Cobb Baseball Card for the Detroit Tigers Hall of Fame is only $2 and a 2004 Donruss Classics Legendary Lumber 1000 Ty Cobb Baseball Card for less than $10.  Probably one of the more expensive Cobb cards is the 914 B18 Blanket 15.1 Ty Cobb Baseball Card with a VG grade that sells between 175 and 25.

Value of Ty Cobb Rookie Cards

The price of a Ty Cobb rookie card 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 Ty Cobb rookie card is worth.  Scarcity also a determining factor when figuring out how much a Ty Cobb rookie card is worth. Like condition, scarcity can make a big difference when it comes to pricing.

Best and Most Valuable Ty Cobb Rookie Card- TY COBB T206 BAT ON SHOULDER.  This is also his most expensive rookie card.

Ty Cobb Bio- Known as the “Georgia Peach”, Cobb debuted professionally in August 1905, only three weeks after his mother was murdered by his own father.  He went on to have an extremely successful 22-year career in MLB, spending 16 with the Detroit Tigers and the remainder with the Philadelphia Athletics.  From fans, coaches, managers, team owners, and league officials, Cobb is regarded as one of the best, all-time players in the history of the game.

Even today, Cobb holds several records to include having the highest career batting average of .366, as well as the most career batting titles with 11.  Cobb also held onto a number of records for over 50 years, such his 2,245 career runs, 3,035 career games played, and 271 errors for American League outfielders.  However, Cobb’s most prestigious honors of his entire baseball career came in 1936 after receiving 98.2% of the votes for induction into the Baseball Hall of Fame.  Then in 2000, his number with the Detroit Tigers was retired.  Most Ty Cobb baseball cards are found online through sites to include eBay.

Teams Ty Cobb has Played For- Detroit Tigers

Top 3 Ty Cobb Rookie Cards- These are some of the best Ty Cobb Rookie cards and some of his most expensive.

1911 T205 Ty Cobb
TY COBB T206 BAT ON SHOULDER PIEDMONT
1910 T206 Sweet Caporal 350 Ty Cobb

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