Travis Jackson made his major league debut with the New York Giants on September 27, 1922. Valuable Travis Jackson baseball collectibles include signed balls, uncut 1933 Goudey Gum baseball card sheets, news service photos, 1934 Demaree die-cut baseball cards and autographed photos.
Arkansas-born Travis Calvin Jackson (1903-1987) was one of the premier defensive shortstops of his era. Nicknamed "Stonewall," Jackson played his entire 1922-1936 major league career with the New York Giants, amassing 1,768 hits, 929 runs batted in and a lifetime batting average of .291. A renowned clutch hitter, Travis Jackson was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1982.
Here are ten valuable Travis Jackson baseball collectibles that are sure to interest Giants fans and sports memorabilia buffs. Now taking the field at the old Polo Grounds once again #6 Travis Jackson...
Travis Jackson 1934 Demaree Die-Cut Baseball Card
Card #86 Travis Jackson graces the classic 1934 Al Demaree die-cut baseball series. One graded example in PSA near mint-mint 8 condition sold at auction for $2,115. The cards were issued by the Dietz Gum Co. of Chicago.
Travis Jackson 1933 Demaree die-cut card $2,115 - Robert Edward Auctions
Travis Jackson, Earle Combs, Rogers Hornsby, Et Al., 1933 Uncut Goudey Baseball Card Sheet
Uncut baseball card sheets are the Holy Grail for many collectors. A 1933 Goudey Gum uncut sheet featuring seven future Hall of Famers: Travis Jackson, Earle Combs, Rogers Hornsby, Sam Rice, Herb Pennock, Rabbit Maranville and Fred Lindstrom in excellent to mint condition brought $9,988 at auction.
Travis Jackson, Rogers Hornsby, et al., 1933 uncut Goudey sheet $9,988 - Robert Edward Auctions
Travis Jackson Single Signed Baseball
An Official National League ball from the Chub Feeney era signed on the sweet spot by Travis Jackson sold at auction for $657.25.
Travis Jackson Autographed Photo
An 8x10-inch color photo autographed by Travis Jackson fetched a top bid of $44 at auction.
Travis Jackson signed photograph $44 - Heritage Auctions
Travis Jackson Perez-Steele Postcard and Signed Index Card
A Perez-Steele postcard with signed index card – "Travis Jackson, New York Giants, 1922-1936" – sold at auction for a bargain $23.
Travis Jackson Perez-Steele postcard with signed index card $23 - Heritage Auctions
Travis Jackson 1928 News Service Photo
A 1928 6x8-inch Travis Jackson news service photo from the Associated Press in excellent condition brought $48 at auction.
Travis Jackson Lot of Five Signed Index Cards
A lot of five white index cards autographed by Travis Jackson sold at auction for $50. The cards could be matted and framed with photos of the Hall of Famer.
Travis Jackson 1935 Goudey 4-in-1 Baseball Card
Card #30-5 in the 1935 Goudey baseball series is a 4-in-1 entry featuring Travis Jackson, Hal Schumacher, Bill Terry and Gus Mancuso. One example in good condition sold for $89.
Travis Jackson 1961 Fleer Baseball Card
Card #115 Travis Jackson graces the 1961 Fleer Baseball Greats series. One example in very good-excellent condition sold for $5.
Travis Jackson 2003 Flair Greats Baseball Card
Card #115 in the 2003 Flair Greats baseball series features Travis Jackson. One example in mint condition sold for $2.49.
Travis Jackson Sports Memorabilia Credits and Top Image
- Auction/sales results and images courtesy Robert Edward Auctions, LLC, Watchung, New Jersey; Heritage Auctions, Dallas, Texas; CheckOutMyCards.com
- Top image: Travis Jackson autographed 5x8-inch photo $31 - Heritage Auctions
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