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Lon Warneke

1934-36 Batter-Up (R318)

Lonnie Warneke (March 28, 1909 - June 23, 1976) is the only player in Major League history to play and umpire in both a World Series and an All-Star game. Warneke came up with the Chicago Cubs in 1930 at the age of 21. In 1932, his second full season, The Sporting News called Lon the outstanding National League pitcher of the year after he led the league in wins posting a 22-6 record, led in winning percentage (78.6%), ERA (2.37) and shutouts (4). He finished second in Most Valuable Player award voting, his first recognition of seven. He was named to his first of five All-Star Game appearances the following season. Warneke pitched 15 seasons for the Chicago Cubs (1930-1936, 1942-1943, 1945) and the St. Louis Cardinals (1937-1942). In 1941, he threw a no-hitter for the St. Louis Cardinals against the Cincinnati Reds. Lon was a member of two National League pennant-winning teams (1932, 1935) and was 2-1 in World Series games, having played in five and completed two. Warneke led the league once in wins, winning percentage, ERA, complete games a wild pitches and twice topped all of the NL pitchers with shutouts. Lon Warneke finished his career with a 192-121 record adding 1,140 strikeouts and a 3.18 career ERA in 2,782.1 innings pitched.

Condition Census

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

Prices By Grade

1934 BATTER-UP 186 LON WARNEKE

Grade Most Recent Price Average Price PSA Price Population POP Higher
GEM - MT 10
MINT 9 $1,000.00
NM - MT 8 $286.80 $350.00 2
NM 7 $240.00 $175.00 5 2
EX - MT 6 $104.52 $104.52 $95.00 3 7
EX 5 $67.25 $60.00 8 10
VG - EX 4 $35.00 3 19
VG 3 $22.00 3 22
GOOD 2 $15.00 2 25
FR 1.5 $23.50 1 27
PR 1 $8.00 1 28
Auth 29

Auction Prices Realized

Date Price Grade Lot # Auction House Auction/Seller Type Cert
12/02/2021 $105 6 373803565551 eBay probstein123 Auction 63548623
10/19/2020 $67 5 114441987398 eBay upsalaallamerican Auction 02186916
06/01/2019 $24 1.5 223529594391 eBay mrfranks67 Auction 42536598
04/20/2018 $240 7 81547 Heritage Auctions 2018 April 19-20 Spring Sports Card Catalog Auctio Auction 01106298
11/07/2015 $287 8 11168 Heritage Auctions 2015 November 5 - 7 Sports Collectibles Catalog .. Auction 08211320
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