Barack Obama & Jackie Robinson dual autograph hits eBay

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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


  1. Posted Monday February 9th, 2009 at 01:47 PM | Permalink

    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 …

  2. Paul
    Posted Monday February 9th, 2009 at 02:09 PM | Permalink

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

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