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Looking for HOF Baseball Autographs? Check Out Some Coins

Professional Coin Grading Service has brought an added collecting element to its 2014 Hall of Fame commemorative gold, silver and clad coins with signed insert labels from the Hall of Famers.
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Thirty players enshrined in the Baseball Hall of Fame now have signed insert labels for Professional Coin Grading Service-certified 2014 Hall of Fame commemorative gold, silver and clad coins struck by the United States Mint. PCGS is a sister company to PSA.

Hank Aaron autograph

An example of a Hank Aaron autographed insert on a PCGS-certified 2014 Baseball Hall of Fame commemorative silver dollar.

The autograph lineup also includes a dozen other All-Star major league players, as well as Olympic softball gold medal winner Jennie Finch and artist Cassie McFarland, who designed the curved baseball glove obverse of the Hall of Fame coins.

"The Hall of Fame coins have been extremely popular with coin and sports memorabilia collectors. Combining PCGS certification of the coins with authentic signatures of Hall of Fame players' autographs on the inserts is a great way to enjoy both hobbies. So, we've been adding more former stars of the game to the autograph lineup," said "Miles" Michael Standish, vice president of PCGS.

Standish attended 75th anniversary Hall of Fame induction ceremonies weekend in Cooperstown, New York, July 25-28. Three of this year's inductees are now among the players who have signed PCGS inserts for certified HOF coins.


Baseball Hall of Fame 2008 inductee Rich "Goose" Gossage signed autographs for PCGS during the 2014 HOF weekend at Cooperstown, New York.

The HOF players participating in the autograph program are:

  • Johnny Bench
  • Lou Brock
  • Jim Bunning
  • Rod Carew
  • Steve Carlton
  • Orlando Cepeda
  • Andre Dawson
  • Dennis Eckersley
  • Carlton Fisk
  • Bob Gibson
  • Tom Glavine
  • Rich "Goose" Gossage
  • Rickey Henderson
  • Reggie Jackson
  • Al Kaline
  • Tony La Russa
  • Tommy Lasorda
  • Paul Molitor
  • Joe Morgan
  • Phil Niekro
  • Jim Palmer
  • Tony Pérez
  • Gaylord Perry
  • Jim Rice
  • Cal Ripken Jr.
  • Brooks Robinson
  • Nolan Ryan
  • Ozzie Smith
  • Bruce Sutter
  • Frank Thomas
  • Dave Winfield
  • Robin Yount

Other former major league players who also have signed PCGS insert labels are: Bill Buckner, Doc Gooden, Pedro Martinez, Minnie Minoso, Dale Murphy, Tony Oliva, Jimmy Piersall, Pete Rose, Lee Smith, Darryl Strawberry and Mitch "Wild Thing" Williams.

For additional information, visit or call PCGS Customer Service at (800) 447-8848.

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