Ten Valuable Eddie Mathews Baseball Collectibles
Eddie Mathews (1931-2001) was one of the premier home run hitters of the 1950s and '60s. Nicknamed "Cap'n Eddie," the Texas-born Mathews played his 1952-1968 big league career with the Boston/Milwaukee/Atlanta Braves, Houston Astros and Detroit Tigers, amassing 2,315 hits, 512 home runs, 1,453 runs batted in and a lifetime batting average of .271. A nine-time National League All Star, Eddie Mathews was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1978.
Here are ten valuable Eddie Mathews baseball collectibles that are sure to interest Braves fans and sports memorabilia buffs. Now taking the field once again #41 the great Eddie Mathews...
Eddie Mathews 1955 Bowman Baseball Card
Card #103 Eddie Mathews graces the 1955 Bowman Gum baseball set. One graded example in PSA near mint 7 condition sold at auction for $95.60.
Eddie Mathews 1955 Bowman card $95.60
Eddie Mathews 1957 Milwaukee Braves Baseball Jersey
Eddie Mathews enjoyed a great year in 1957 for the Milwaukee Braves, swatting 32 homers and driving in 94 runs. Mathews 1957 Braves game-used #41 home jersey fetched a top bid of $40,331.25 at auction.
Eddie Mathews 1957 Milwaukee Braves home jersey $40,331.25
Eddie Mathews Single Signed Baseball
A baseball signed on the sweet spot by Eddie Mathews in graded/certified PSA/DNA mint 9 condition sold at auction for $215.10.
Eddie Mathews 1958-62 Hartland Statue
Third baseman Eddie Mathews is featured in action at the hot corner in the classic 1958-62 Hartland Plastics baseball player series. One example in excellent condition brought $62 at auction. The Mathews statue is one of the more common entries in the set.
Eddie Mathews original Hartland statue $62
Eddie Mathews 1960 Topps Baseball Card
Card #420 in the 1960 Topps baseball set features Eddie Mathews. One graded example in superior PSA mint 9 condition sold at auction for $567.63.
Eddie Mathews 1960 Topps card $567.63
Eddie Mathews 1958 Topps Baseball Card
Card #440 Eddie Mathews graces the 1958 Topps baseball issue. One graded example in SGC 86 near mint+ 7.5 condition brought $95.60 at auction.
Eddie Mathews 1953 Topps Baseball Card
Card #37 in the 1953 Topps baseball series features a smiling Eddie Mathews of the Boston Braves. One graded example in GAI near mint-mint+ 8.5 condition sold at auction for $429.01.
Eddie Mathews 1953 Topps card $429.01
Eddie Mathews Autographed Cooperstown Mini Helmet
A Riddell Cooperstown mini Milwaukee Braves baseball helmet signed by Eddie Mathews on the bill brought $57.36 at auction.
Eddie Mathews signed mini batting helmet $57.36
Eddie Mathews/Hank Aaron 1959 Topps Fence Busters Baseball Card
Milwaukee Braves home run hitters Eddie Mathews and Hank Aaron appear together in the classic Fence Busters #212 entry in the 1959 Topps baseball series. One graded example in PSA near mint 7 condition sold at auction for $54.
Eddie Mathews and Hank Aaron Fence Busters 1959 Topps card $54
Eddie Mathews 1954 Bowman Baseball Card
Card #64 in the 1954 Bowman Gum baseball set features Eddie Mathews. One graded example in PSA excellent 5 condition brought $42 at auction.
Eddie Mathews 1957 Topps Baseball Card
Card #250 Eddie Mathews graces the 1957 Topps baseball series. One graded example in PSA near mint-mint 8 condition sold at auction for $179.25.
Eddie Mathews 1957 Topps card $179.25
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Eddie Mathews Sports Memorabilia Credits & Top Image
- All auction results and images courtesy Heritage Auction Galleries, Dallas, Texas
- Top image: Eddie Mathews 1955 Topps baseball card #155 in graded PSA mint 9 condition $1,792.50