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Urban Faber

1915/16 M101-5 Sporting News

Urban Clarence “Red” Faber (September 6, 1888 - September 25, 1976) played his entire 20-year career with the Chicago White Sox (1914-1933). Faber twice led the American League in ERA (2.48, 2.81) and complete games (32, 31) in 1921 and 1922. Faber utilized a spitball and possessed a strong fastball during the emerging live ball era making him very successful during the 1920s. Red averaged 15 wins during his career despite playing for a White Sox team that finished second in the their division 15 times of his 20-year career. Urban Faber retired with a record of 254-213, had 1,471 strikeouts and a 3.15 career earned run average. The Veterans Committee elected Urban Clarence “Red” Faber to the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 1964.

Condition Census

Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 MINT 9
2 NM-MT 8
3 NM 7
4 EX-MT 6
5 EX 5

Prices By Grade

1916 M101-5 SPORTING NEWS 56 URBAN FABER BLANK BACK

Grade Most Recent Price Average Price SMR Price Population POP Higher
GEM - MT 10
MINT 9 $2,500.00 1
NM - MT 8 $1,150.00 1 1
NM 7 $400.00 1 2
EX - MT 6 $215.00 1 3
EX 5 $145.00 1 4
VG - EX 4 $75.00 5
VG 3 $45.00 5
GOOD 2 $28.00 5
FR 1.5 5
PR 1 $14.00 5
Auth 5

Auction Prices Realized

Date Price Grade Lot # Auction House Auction/Seller Type Cert
11/19/2016 $3,107 8 50429 Heritage Auctions 2016 November 17 - 19 Sports Collectibles Catalo... Nov 19, 2016 Auction 90570107
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