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Bob Mathias Autographs, Memorabilia & Collectibles

BOB MATHIAS
Born: November 17, 1930 in Tulare, California
Died: September 2, 2006 in Fresno, California
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Robert Bruce "Bob" Mathias (1930-2006) won Olympic gold medals in the decathlon in 1948 (at age 17) and 1952. As a fullback for Stanford University's football team, he became the only man ever to compete in a Rose Bowl and the Olympic Games in the same year (1952). As a spokesperson for Wheaties cereal, he helped promote it as "the breakfast of champions". A Republican, Mathias represented California in the U.S. Congress for four terms (1967-1975).
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  • BOB MATHIAS - AUTOGRAPH  - HFSID 2527
    BOB MATHIAS - AUTOGRAPH - HFSID 2527
    BOB MATHIAS Bold ink signature of the man who competed in the Olympics and the Rose Bowl in the same year. Signature: "Bob Mathias", 3¾x2 lined sheet. Robert Bruce "Bob" Mathias (1930-2006) won Olympic gold medals in the decathlon in 1948 (at age 17) and 1952.

    Sale Price $63.00

    $70.00

  • BOB MATHIAS - AUTOGRAPH  - HFSID 71065
    BOB MATHIAS - AUTOGRAPH - HFSID 71065
    BOB MATHIAS. Signature: "Bob Mathias/California", 3½x2 card. Robert Bruce "Bob" Mathias (1930-2006) won Olympic gold medals in the decathlon in 1948 (at age 17) and 1952. As a fullback for Stanford University's football team, he became the only man ever to compete in a Rose Bowl and the Olympic Games in the same year (1952).

    Sale Price $72.00

    $80.00

  • BOB MATHIAS - AUTOGRAPH  - HFSID 223461
    BOB MATHIAS - AUTOGRAPH - HFSID 223461
    BOB MATHIAS. Signature: "Bob/Mathias", 3¾x5¼ album leaf. Robert Bruce "Bob" Mathias (1930-2006) won Olympic gold medals in the decathlon in 1948 (at age 17) and 1952. As a fullback for Stanford University's football team, he became the only man ever to compete in a Rose Bowl and the Olympic Games in the same year (1952).

    Sale Price $63.00

    $70.00

  • BOB MATHIAS - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 04/24/1968  - HFSID 260533
    BOB MATHIAS - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 04/24/1968 - HFSID 260533
    BOB MATHIAS. ALS: "Bob" as U.S. Representative, 1p, 7x8¾. Washington, D.C., 1968 April 24. On House letterhead to "Dear Jim". In full: "Just a note to say thanks for your efforts at the Delano dinner last week. It was a great success and Buddy was an outstanding hit.

    Sale Price $198.00

    $220.00

  • BOB MATHIAS - AUTOGRAPH NOTE SIGNED  - HFSID 49654
    BOB MATHIAS - AUTOGRAPH NOTE SIGNED - HFSID 49654
    BOB MATHIAS The Olympic Gold Medalist signs "with best of luck" on a 3½x2 paper for a fan Autograph note signed: "To James Jones,/with best of luck -/Bob Mathias/[five Olympic rings]", 3½x2. Robert Bruce "Bob" Mathias (1930-2006) won Olympic gold medals in the decathlon in 1948 (at age 17) and 1952.

    Sale Price $126.00

    $140.00

  • BOB MATHIAS - AUTOGRAPHED INSCRIBED PHOTOGRAPH  - HFSID 131763
    BOB MATHIAS - AUTOGRAPHED INSCRIBED PHOTOGRAPH - HFSID 131763
    BOB MATHIAS. Photograph inscribed and signed: "To Doug -/all best wishes/Bob Mathias". B/w, 8x10. Robert Bruce "Bob" Mathias (1930-2006) won Olympic gold medals in the decathlon in 1948 (at age 17) and 1952.

    Sale Price $180.00

    $200.00

  • BOB MATHIAS - AUTOGRAPHED INSCRIBED PHOTOGRAPH  - HFSID 315631
    BOB MATHIAS - AUTOGRAPHED INSCRIBED PHOTOGRAPH - HFSID 315631
    BOB MATHIAS The politician signs his name with "all the Best" on a photograph, shown sitting at his desk Inscribed photograph signed: "To Michael Robuck/all the Best/Bob Mathias", in blue ink, B/w 10¼x8.

    Sale Price $180.00

    $200.00

  • BOB MATHIAS - AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED PHOTOGRAPH  - HFSID 190696
    BOB MATHIAS - AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED PHOTOGRAPH - HFSID 190696
    BOB MATHIAS. Photograph signed: "Best wishes -/Bob/Mathias". B/w, 8x10. Date stamped: "Mar 7 1958" on verso, which also bears a "Sports Illustrated" stamp. Robert Bruce "Bob" Mathias (1930-2006) won Olympic gold medals in the decathlon in 1948 (at age 17) and 1952.

    Sale Price $234.00

    $260.00

  • BOB MATHIAS - AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED PHOTOGRAPH  - HFSID 190697
    BOB MATHIAS - AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED PHOTOGRAPH - HFSID 190697
    BOB MATHIAS. Photograph signed: "Best regardss -/Bob/Mathias". B/w, 8x10. Date stamped: "Mar 7 1958" on verso, which also has a pencilled number (unknown hand). Robert Bruce "Bob" Mathias (1930-2006) won Olympic gold medals in the decathlon in 1948 (at age 17) and 1952.

    Sale Price $234.00

    $260.00

  • BOB MATHIAS - FIRST DAY COVER SIGNED CO-SIGNED BY: BRUCE (CAITLYN JENNER) JENNER - HFSID 257060
    BOB MATHIAS - FIRST DAY COVER SIGNED CO-SIGNED BY: BRUCE (CAITLYN JENNER) JENNER - HFSID 257060
    OLYMPIANS: DECATHLON GOLD MEDALISTS. First Day Cover signed: "Bob Mathias" and "Bruce Jenner", 6½x3½. FDC honoring Physical Fitness, 5-cent stamp honoring the centennial of Sokol Physical Fitness clubs affixed, postmarked Washington, D.C., February 15, 1965, FIRST DAY OF ISSUE.

    Sale Price $162.00

    $180.00

  • BOB MATHIAS - HAND/FOOT PRINT OR SKETCH SIGNED  - HFSID 285448
    BOB MATHIAS - HAND/FOOT PRINT OR SKETCH SIGNED - HFSID 285448
    BOB MATHIAS Traced print of his right hand, with his signature and the Olympic rings in the palm Handprint signed: "Bob Marthis/[Here he has drawn the five Olympic rings.], 8x11. Robert Bruce "Bob" Mathias (1930-2006) won Olympic gold medals in the decathlon in 1948 (at age 17) and 1952.

    Sale Price $467.50

    $550.00

  • BOB MATHIAS - ILLUSTRATION SIGNED  - HFSID 264215
    BOB MATHIAS - ILLUSTRATION SIGNED - HFSID 264215
    BOB MATHIAS. Illustration signed: "Bob Mathias", 7¾x11. Captioned at lower margin: "This reproduction featuring a Robert Riger drawing of Bob Mathias is from an ad of The Equitable Life Assurance Society of the United States." Robert Bruce "Bob" Mathias (1930-2006) won Olympic gold medals in the decathlon in 1948 (at age 17) and 1952.

    Sale Price $162.00

    $180.00

  • BOB MATHIAS - PRINTED CARD SIGNED IN INK  - HFSID 263877
    BOB MATHIAS - PRINTED CARD SIGNED IN INK - HFSID 263877
    BOB MATHIAS. Printed Card signed in ink: "Bob Mathias", 5x3. Imprinted caption at upper margin: "Sports Legend". Sports symbols imprinted at left and right edges. Robert Bruce "Bob" Mathias (1930-2006) won Olympic gold medals in the decathlon in 1948 (at age 17) and 1952.

    Sale Price $108.00

    $120.00

  • BOB MATHIAS - PROGRAM COVER SIGNED  - HFSID 86849
    BOB MATHIAS - PROGRAM COVER SIGNED - HFSID 86849
    BOB MATHIAS. Program Cover signed: "Bob/Mathias", 8¼x10. Washington, D.C., no year. Front cover of the official program for the Washington Post, Times Herald and Professional Golfers Association National Celebrities Tournament Sponsors Championship at Congressional Country Club. Unrelated sponsor's map on verso.

    Sale Price $198.00

    $220.00

  • BOB MATHIAS - TRADING/SPORTS CARD SIGNED  - HFSID 299341
    BOB MATHIAS - TRADING/SPORTS CARD SIGNED - HFSID 299341
    BOB MATHIAS Shown on a 1991 Impel Marketing Inc. Hall of Fame U.S. Olympic Card. Sports card signed: "Bob/Mathias", 2½x3½. 1991 Impel Marketing Inc. Hall of Fame U.S. Olympic Card. With a short biography printed on verso.

    Sale Price $180.00

    $200.00

  • BOB MATHIAS - TYPESCRIPT SIGNED  - HFSID 203940
    BOB MATHIAS - TYPESCRIPT SIGNED - HFSID 203940
    BOB MATHIAS. Typescript signed: "Bob Mathias/[five Olympic rings]", 2p, 8½x11, separate sheets. Headed: "* OLYMPICS */1952 HELSINKI, FINLAND/July 19 Through August 3". Statics for Mathias' Gold Medal in the Men's Decathlon.

    Sale Price $180.00

    $200.00

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