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Robert Rolfe

1934-36 Batter-Up (R318)

Robert Abial “Red” Rolfe (October 17, 1908 - July 8, 1969) played third base for the New York Yankees’ “Bronx Bombers” led by Lou Gehrig, Joe DiMaggio, Bill Dickey, Lefty Gomez and Red Ruffing. From 1936-1939, the Yankees captured the American League pennants and World Series titles, winning 16 games and losing only 3 during that span. He was a member of two more pennant winner in 1941-1942 capturing the 1941 World Series over Brooklyn, but losing the 1942 Fall Classic to the Cardinals. Rolfe batted above the .300-mark four times in his ten year career with the Yankees (1931, 1934-1942) enjoying his greatest success in 1939 when he led the AL in hits (213), runs scored (139) and doubles. From 1935-1941, Rolfe topped the 100 hit mark in each of his seasons as a regular. Red Rolfe retired after 10 years posting a .289 career batting with 1,394 hits including 257 doubles, 942 runs, 69 home runs and 497 RBI. After retiring from everyday playing, Red became the head baseball coach at Yale. Rolfe managed four seasons with the Detroit Tigers compiling a 278-256 record in 539 games and nearly upset the New York Yankees in 1950 for the American League pennant.

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
2 NM 7
2 NM 7
2 NM 7

Prices By Grade

1934 BATTER-UP 181 ROBERT ROLFE

Grade Most Recent Price Average Price PSA Price Population POP Higher
GEM - MT 10
MINT 9 $1,000.00
NM - MT 8 $334.60 $350.00 2
NM 7 $120.38 $175.00 8 2
EX - MT 6 $121.37 $121.37 $95.00 10 10
EX 5 $99.99 $60.00 8 23
VG - EX 4 $47.03 $35.00 2 33
VG 3 $22.00 2 35
GOOD 2 $15.00 2 37
FR 1.5 40
PR 1 $18.50 $8.00 1 40
Auth 3 41

Auction Prices Realized

Date Price Grade Lot # Auction House Auction/Seller Type Cert
12/02/2021 $121 6 384525929106 eBay probstein123 Auction 63548619
05/29/2020 $143 6 373061048035 eBay probstein123 Auction 30788148
04/07/2019 $47 4 283424662295 eBay irahayes Auction 30510935
10/25/2018 $120 7 25 Sirius Sports Auctions Sirius Sports Cards Auction # 223 - Ends 10/25/18 Auction 41344701
04/04/2018 $100 5 302686009377 eBay dandaman333 Auction 28758726
02/22/2018 $50 4 202236397882 eBay fig.i.t.h Buy It Now 30510935
03/28/2017 $19 1 201859251084 eBay 67greyhound Auction 30780706
11/07/2015 $335 8 11163 Heritage Auctions 2015 November 5 - 7 Sports Collectibles Catalog .. Auction 02034069
08/15/2010 $255 8 182 Memory Lane, Inc. Sizzling Summer 2010 Treasures Auction Auction 14554105
08/09/2009 $780 8 163 Greg Bussineau Auctions Summer 2009 Vintage Trading Cards and Memorabilia Auction 14554105
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