Ten Valuable Sonny Jurgensen Football Collectibles
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Ten Valuable Sonny Jurgensen Football Collectibles

Sonny Jurgensen made his National Football League debut in 1957. Valuable Sonny Jurgensen football collectibles include game-worn football cleats, Washington Redskins signed replica jerseys, 1958 Topps rookie cards and Topps, Post Cereal and Philadelphia Gum football cards.

Wilmington, North Carolina-born Christian Adolph "Sonny" Jurgensen (1934-) was one of the most exciting quarterbacks of his day. A fourth round pick in the 1957 NFL draft out of Duke University, Jurgensen played his 1957-1974 pro football career with the Philadelphia Eagles and Washington Redskins, amassing 32,224 passing yards, 493 rushing yards and 270 total touchdowns. A five-time Pro Bowl selection, Sonny Jurgensen was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1983.

Here are ten valuable Sonny Jurgensen football collectibles that are sure to interest sports memorabilia collectors. Now taking the field once again #9 Sonny Jurgensen...

Sonny Jurgensen 1969 Topps Football Card

Card #227 Sonny Jurgensen graces the 1969 Topps football series. One graded example in stellar PSA mint 9 condition sold at auction for $60.95.

Sonny Jurgensen 1969 Topps card $60.95 - Heritage Auctions

Sonny Jurgensen Autographed Washington Redskins Replica Jersey

A #9 Washington Redskins replica jersey signed by Sonny Jurgensen brought $68.12 at auction.

Sonny Jurgensen singed Redskins jersey $68.12 - Heritage Auctions

Sonny Jurgensen 1971 Topps Football Card

Card #50 Sonny Jurgensen appears in the 1971 Topps football set. One graded example in PSA mint 9 condition sold at auction for $62.

Sonny Jurgensen 1971 Topps card $62 - Heritage Auctions

Sonny Jurgensen 1974 Game-Worn Football Cleats

A pair of football cleats worn by Sonny Jurgensen in the final game of his outstanding career – unfortunately, a loss to the Los Angeles Rams in a 1974 Divisional Playoff game – fetched a top bid of $2,031.50 at auction. The cleats were made by Riddell.

Sonny Jurgensen Vintage Photos

A pair of 1973 vintage photos picturing Sonny Jurgensen taking the snap sold at auction for $11.

Sonny Jurgensen 1958 Topps Rookie Football Card

Card #90 in the 1958 Topps football series constitutes Sonny Jurgensen's coveted rookie card. Ungraded examples in near mint condition can sell for over $100.

Sonny Jurgensen 1962 Post Cereal Football Card

Card #37 Sonny Jurgensen appears in the rare 1962 Post Cereal football issue. Ungraded examples are valued at over $50.

Sonny Jurgensen 1963 Topps Football Card

Card #110 in the 1963 Topps football set features Sonny Jurgensen of the Philadelphia Eagles. Ungraded examples can sell for over $50.

Sonny Jurgensen 1965 Philadelphia Gum Football Card

Card #188 Sonny Jurgensen appears in the 1965 Philadelphia Gum football series. Ungraded examples sell in the $20-25 range.

Sonny Jurgensen 1967 Philadelphia Gum Football Card

Card #185 Sonny Jurgensen graces the 1967 Philadelphia Gum football set. Ungraded examples in near mint condition are valued at $20-23.

Sonny Jurgensen 1967 Philadelphia card $20-23 - Vintage Football Card Gallery

Sonny Jurgensen Sports Memorabilia Credits & Top Image

  • Auction results, values and images courtesy Heritage Auctions, Dallas, Texas; Vintage Football Card Gallery
  • Top image: Sonny Jurgensen 1962 Topps football card #115 in near mint condition $25-30 - Vintage Football Card Gallery

Copyright © 2011 William J. Felchner

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Great collection and well composed by you. Promoted.

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