Tom Seaver made his major league debut with the New York Mets on April 13, 1967. Valuable Tom Seaver baseball collectibles include Topps baseball cards, signed baseballs, autographed photos, 1970 Topps candy lids and game-used New York Mets jerseys.
Tom Seaver (1944-) was one of baseball's most dominant pitchers. Nicknamed "Tom Terrific," Seaver played his 1967-1986 major league career with the New York Mets, Cincinnati Reds, Chicago White Sox and Boston Red Sox, amassing a 311-205 won-loss record, 3,640 strikeouts and a lifetime earned run average of 2.86. A three-time National League Cy Young Award winner (1969, 1973, 1975), Tom Seaver was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1992.
Here are ten valuable Tom Seaver baseball collectibles that are sure to excite sports memorabilia buffs. Now taking the mound once again #41 the great Tom Seaver...
Tom Seaver 1967 Topps Rookie Baseball Card
Tom Seaver was the National League's Rookie of the Year in 1967 where he posted a 16-13 record with the struggling New York Mets. Card #581 in the high number series of the 1967 Topps baseball set constitutes Tom Seaver's rookie card. One graded example in SGC 96 mint 9 condition sold at auction for $1,792.50.
Tom Seaver 1967 Topps rookie card $1,792.50 - Heritage Auction Galleries
Tom Seaver Single Signed Baseball
A baseball signed "Tom Seaver HOF 92" on the sweet spot and graded/certified by PSA/DNA in mint 9 condition brought $84 at auction.
Tom Seaver 1975 Topps Mini Baseball Card
Card #370 in the 1975 Topps mini baseball series features Tom Terrific. One graded example in superior PSA gem mint 10 condition – and that's the very best there is – sold at auction for $2,151.
Tom Seaver 1975 Topps mini card $2,151 - Heritage Auction Galleries
Tom Seaver 1969 Topps Baseball Card
Card #480 Tom Seaver graces the 1969 Topps baseball set, the very year the miracle New York Mets won the World Series. One graded example in SGC 88 near mint/mint 8 condition brought $79 at auction.
Tom Seaver 1969 Topps card $79 - Heritage Auction Galleries
Tom Seaver 1970 Topps Candy Lids
The 1970 Topps candy lids (you or Dad should have saved yours!) is a rare issue. A graded Tom Seaver example in PSA near mint-mint 8 factory miscut condition sold at auction for $95.60.
Tom Seaver 1970 Topps candy lid $95.60 - Heritage Auction Galleries
Tom Seaver 1971 Topps Super Baseball Card
Card #53 in the 1971 Topps super baseball series features Tom Seaver. One graded example in PSA mint 9 condition fetched a top bid of $45 at auction.
Tom Seaver 1970 Topps Baseball Card
Card #300 Tom Seaver is one of the highlights of the 1970 Topps baseball issue. One graded example in SGC 96 mint 9 condition sold at auction for $310.70.
Tom Seaver 1970 Topps card $310.70 - Heritage Auction Galleries
Tom Seaver and Nolan Ryan Signed Reproduction Fantasy Rookie Card
In 1990 a 13x18-inch "1967 Rookie Pitchers" fantasy card was reproduced featuring Mets teammates Tom Seaver and Nolan Ryan. One example autographed by both players brought $143.40 at auction.
Tom Seaver and Nolan Ryan 1990 signed rookie card $143.40 - Heritage Auction Galleries
Tom Seaver 1967 New York Mets Game-Used Jersey
Tom Seaver's 1967 Mets game-used #41 home jersey – autographed by Tom Terrific across the chest – sold at auction for $47,000.
Tom Seaver 1967 Mets home jersey $47,000 - Robert Edward Auctions
Tom Seaver 1974 New York Mets Game-Used Jersey
Tom Seaver's 1974 Mets game-used #41 home jersey brought $14,100 at auction.
Tom Seaver 1974 Mets home jersey $14,100 - Robert Edward Auctions
Tom Seaver Sports Memorabilia Credits & Top Image
- Auction results and images courtesy Heritage Auction Galleries, Dallas, Texas, and Robert Edward Auctions, LLC, Watchung, New Jersey
- Top image: Tom Seaver autographed oversized 16x20-inch photo $69 - Heritage Auction Galleries