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Barack Obama & Jackie Robinson dual autograph hits eBay by Chris Olds


The Topps American Heritage dual cut autograph card of baseball pioneer Jackie Robinson and President Barack Obama is on Ebay with 15 bids currently reaching $3,000.

The fold-out booklet card includes authentication from Topps and Professional Sports Authenticator.

You can see the auction here.

Chris Olds has collected sports cards and memorabilia since 1987. Before coming to Beckett Media, he wrote about the hobby for the Orlando Sentinel on his blog, SportsStuff, and for the San Antonio Express-News and The Tuscaloosa (Ala.) News. Do you have a comment, question or idea? Send e-mail to him at

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[…] the Beckett Blog today — I do this a few times a week — and noticed that Chris posted a LINK to the 2008 Topps American Heritage Barack Obama and Jackie Robinson 1/1 cut auto that is on eBay. […]

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What a load of crap. The fact that the card was yanked off eBay in the first place so that Topps could switch out the Obama signatures raises a lot of questions about cut autos. If there was any question about the first Obama autograph’s authenticity, it should have never been released. I find this move by Topps troubling …

Comment by Newspaperman

Good concept and let’s hope that Topps doesn’t overdue the Robinson/Obama comparison

Comment by Paul

Is Barack Good for Baseball and Baseball Cards?…

During the last year, cards collectors have seen a rash of political leaders represented in their regular issue baseball card sets in a way never seen before. None have appeared more than the biggest sports fan of the bunch and now-President of the Uni…

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