Ben Roethlisberger

Ben Roethlisberger

Ben Roethlisberger has seen his share of ups and downs. “Big Ben” was drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers in 2004. After assuming the starting role in game three of his rookie season, he led the Steelers all the way to the AFC Championship game. Ben Roethlisberger rookie card collectors have chased him ever since.

Despite his success with the Steelers, including two Super Bowl titles, off-field issues added drama to the team chemistry and Roethlisberger’s career. A motorcycle accident in 2006 almost took his life. In 2009 and 2010, allegations of sexual assault were levied against the star quarterback. Although he was never even formally charged, let alone convicted, Roethlisberger was suspended by the league for the first six games of the 2010 season for violating the NFL’s personal conduct policy. In spite of these negatives, Ben Roethlisberger rookie card collectors have remained loyal based on his winning ways and gritty play.

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Ben Roethlisberger has nearly 50 rookie cards that will appeal to all budgets.

Top Ben Roethlisberger Rookie Cards

2004 SP Authentic Ben Roethlisberger RC #213 Autographed Jersey #/299

The 2004 SP Authentic Ben Roethlisberger card features an on-card autograph and jersey piece. One thing that immediately becomes clear is that Roethlisberger has a very sloppy signature. Regardless, this is one of the top rookie cards for collectors.

2004 Bowman Chrome Ben Roethlisberger RC #111 Autograph #/199

Bowman Chrome has a distinct design and finish. The Ben Roethlisberger card features an on-card autograph and low print run of just 199 copies. Although it does not have a jersey piece, the timeless design ensures that the card will remain a collector favorite.

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2004 Playoff Contenders Ben Roethlisberger RC #106 Autograph

Despite the relatively high print run (it’s not numbered, but confirmed as 541) and sticker autograph, Playoff Contenders has long been a top option for rookie collectors. The 2004 Contenders Ben Roethlisberger card continues to be one of the most heavily purchased.

Complete Ben Roethlisberger Rookie Card Checklist

Budget Ben Roethlisberger Rookie Cards Checklist

  • 2004 Bazooka #210
  • 2004 Bowman #114
  • 2004 Score #381
  • 2004 Topps #311
  • 2004 Topps Draft Picks and Prospects #165
  • 2004 Topps Pristine #51
  • 2004 Topps Total #375
  • 2004 UD Diamond All-Star #93
  • 2004 UD Diamond Pro Sigs #93
  • 2004 Upper Deck #204
  • 2004 Upper Deck Legends #119

Mid-Range Ben Roethlisberger Rookie Cards Checklist

  • 2004 Absolute Memorabilia #227 Jersey #/750
  • 2004 Donruss Classics #227 #/500
  • 2004 Donruss Elite #105 #/500
  • 2004 Flair #64 #/799
  • 2004 Fleer Genuine #82 #/500
  • 2004 Fleer Inscribed #82 #/750
  • 2004 Fleer Platinum #137 #/299
  • 2004 Fleer Showcase #113 #/599
  • 2004 Fleer Sweet Sigs #87 #/999
  • 2004 Fleer Tradition #333
  • 2004 Greats of the Game #73 #/999
  • 2004 Leaf Certified Materials #227 Jersey #/1250
  • 2004 Leaf Rookies and Stars #277 Jersey #/750
  • 2004 Playoff Hogg Heaven #174 #/750
  • 2004 Playoff Honors #227 jersey #/750
  • 2004 Playoff Prestige #159
  • 2004 Reflections #191 #/450
  • 2004 SP Game Used #171 #/425
  • 2004 Topps Chrome #166
  • 2004 Ultra # 213 #/500
  • 2004 Upper Deck Foundations #259 Jersey #/499

Premium Ben Roethlisberger Rookie Cards Checklist

  • 2004 Bowman Chrome #111 Autograph #/199
  • 2004 Bowman’s Best #130 Autograph #/199
  • 2004 E-X #46 Autographed Jersey #/100
  • 2004 Finest #108 Autograph #/399
  • 2004 Fleer Authentix #134 Autograph #/250 with Bill Cowher
  • 2004 Hot Prospects #86 Autographed Jersey #/150
  • 2004 Leaf Limited #227 Autographed Jersey #/150
  • 2004 Playoff Contenders #106 Autograph (PR=541)
  • 2004 Playoff Prime Signatures #134 Autograph #/99
  • 2004 SkyBox LE #71 #/99
  • 2004 SP Authentic #213 Autographed Jersey #/299
  • 2004 SPx #220 Autographed Jersey #/375
  • 2004 Sweet Spot #287 Autograph #/199
  • 2004 Topps Signature #93 Autograph #/299
  • 2004 Ultimate Collection #127 Autograph #/150
  • 2004 Upper Deck Finite HG #269 #/99
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