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Ten Valuable Nellie Fox Baseball Collectibles

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Nellie Fox made his major league debut with the Philadelphia Athletics on June 8, 1947. Valuable Nellie Fox baseball collectibles include signed balls, Nellie Fox Day unused tickets, Hartland statues and Topps and Bowman baseball cards.

Pennsylvania-born Jacob Nelson "Nellie" Fox (1927-1975) was one of the premier second basemen of his era. Fox played his 1947-1965 major league career with the Philadelphia Athletics, Chicago White Sox and Houston Colt .45s/Astros, amassing 2,663 hits, 790 runs batted in and a lifetime batting average of .288. A 12-time American League All Star, a three-time Gold Glove winner, a four-time AL hits leader (1952, 1954, 1957, 1958) and the AL's 1959 Most Valuable Player, Nellie Fox was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1997.

Here are ten valuable Nellie Fox baseball collectibles that are sure to interest sports memorabilia collectors. Now taking the field at Chicago's Comiskey Park once again #2 Nellie Fox...

Nellie Fox 1951 Bowman Baseball Card

Card #232 Nelson Fox graces the 1951 Bowman Gum baseball series. One graded example in SGC 70 excellent+ 5.5 condition sold at auction for $69.

Nellie Fox 1951 Bowman card $69

Nellie Fox Signed J.D. McCarthy Postcard

An early 1960s J.D. McCarthy postcard signed by Nellie Fox as a Houston Colt .45 in excellent condition brought $155.35 at auction.

Nellie Fox autographed J.D. McCarthy postcard $155.35

Nellie Fox 1958 Topps Baseball Card

Card #479 in the 1958 Topps baseball issue is Nellie Fox's Sport Magazine All Star card. One graded example in SGC 88 near mint/mint 8 condition sold at auction for $42.

Nellie Fox 1958 All Star card $42

Nellie Fox 1958-62 Hartland Statue

Nellie Fox appears in the 1958-62 Hartland Plastics baseball statue series. One example in near mint condition brought a bargain $56 at auction.

Nellie Fox 1961 Topps Baseball Card

Card #30 Nelson Fox appears in the 1961 Topps baseball set. One graded example in SGC 92 near mint/mint+ 8.5 condition sold at auction for $39.

Nellie Fox 1961 Topps card $39

Nellie Fox Day 1976 Ticket

On April 11, 1976, the Chicago White Sox hosted the Kansas City Royals for Nellie Fox Cancer Benefit Day. An unused ticket brought $42 at auction. Fox had died of cancer at age 47 on December 1, 1975.

Nellie Fox Day 1976 ticket $42

Nellie Fox 1959 Topps Baseball Card

Card #556 in the high number series of the 1959 Topps baseball set features All Star Nellie Fox. One graded example in near mint-mint 8 condition sold at auction for $71.70

Nellie Fox 1964 Topps Baseball Card

In 1964 Nellie Fox collected 117 hits and batted .265 for the fledgling Houston Colt .45s. Card #205 in the 1964 Topps series features Fox. One graded example in PSA mint 9 condition brought $119.50 at auction.

Nellie Fox 1964 Topps card $119.50

Nellie Fox Single Signed Baseball

A 1950s Official American League ball from the William Harridge era signed by the Hall of Famer on a side panel – "Nelson Fox Chicago White Sox 2nd Base" – sold at auction for $2,868.

Nellie Fox 1958 Topps Baseball Card

Card #400 Nellie Fox graces the 1958 Topps baseball set. One graded example in SGC 88 near mint/mint 8 condition brought $60.95 at auction.

Nellie Fox 1958 Topps card $60.95

Nellie Fox Sports Memorabilia Credits & Top Image

  • All auction results courtesy Heritage Auctions, Dallas, Texas
  • Top image: Nellie Fox 1960 Topps baseball card #100 in PSA near mint-mint 8 condition $39

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