29 Most Valuable 1990 Score Football Cards In The World

The Score company marketed sports and entertainment memorabilia beginning with baseball cards before branching out into NFL cards. It is more than just having cards to look at. For many fans of NFL games, these cards have sentimental value. Consider 29 of the most valuable Scorecards from 1990. Go behind the pictures of the players, remember their stories again, and get a glimpse of what makes them valuable.

While there was no shortage of collectible football cards in the 1990s, there are a few key pieces that stand out as being even more valuable than the rest. When it comes to scoring a nice profit off these cards, you’ll want to know exactly which ones to get. Let us handle the research for you and make shopping for them easier.

29 Most Valuable 1990 Score Football Cards: Price List

No.
1990 Score Football Card
Grade
Price
1.
Emmitt Smith Score Supplemental
BGS 9.5
$530
2.
Barry Sanders Rookie Card
PSA 10
$950
3.
Junior Seau Rookie Score Supplemental
PSA 10
$522.50
4.
Steve Young Score Card
PSA 10
$134
5.
Cortez Kennedy Auto Score Rookie Card Seahawks
Ungraded
$119
6.
Score Bo Jackson Football Card
Ungraded
$100
7.
Leroy Butler Score Rookie Green Bay Packers
PSA 10
$149
8.
Score RC Jr Seau USC Trojans San Diego Chargers
Ungraded
$240
9.
Dan Marino Football Card
Ungraded
$110
10.
Score Autograph Reggie White
Ungraded
$100
11.
Steve McMichael Signed Score Card
Ungraded
$149.99
12.
Score Bill Romanowski Rookie
HGA 9
$59.99
13.
 Herschel Walker  Signed Score Football Card
Ungraded
$106.24
14.
 Score Jesse Anderson
Ungraded
$50
15.
Score & Traded Supplemental Richmond Webb
PSA 10
$54.99
16.
Jeff George Signed Score Football Card
Ungraded
$79.99
17.
Mike Singletary Bears Score All-Pro Card
Ungraded
$79.99
18.
Score Rookie Scott Mitchell Rookie Miami Dolphins
Ungraded
$99.99
19.
Steve Atwater Signed Score Rookie Card
Ungraded
$92.07
20.
Dermontti Dawson Score Rookie Signature
Ungraded
$79.95
21.
Vince Lombardi Score Card
PSA 10
$125
22.
William Perry Autographed Card
Ungraded
$79
23.
Fred Washington Chicago Bears Rookie
Ungraded
$29.25
24.
Barry Foster 1990 Score Rookie
Ungraded
$30
25.
Troy Aikman Rookie Score Football Card
PSA 6
$30
26.
Score Football Mike Jones (Rookie Card)
Ungraded
$45
27.
Andre Collins Rookie Score Card
Ungraded
$22.95
28.
Mohammed Elewonibi Cougars Score Rookie Card
Ungraded
$19.95
29.
Carnell Lake Score Rookie football card UCLA Steelers
Ungraded
$14.99

1. Emmitt Smith Score Supplemental

1. Emmitt Smith Score Supplemental

Year: 1990

Price: $530

Grade: BGS 9.5

Card Number: #101T

This Scorecard shows Emmitt Smith holding the ball while in motion. Smith played running back in the NFL for the Dallas Cowboys and the Arizona Cardinals from 1990 to 2004. He was selected in the 1990 NFL draft by the Cowboys. This card is graded 9.5 by BGS. In 1990 the Cowboys considered Smith too small and slow, but soon he went on to start 15 games, rushing for 937 yards and 11 touchdowns.

 

2. Barry Sanders Rookie Card

2. Barry Sanders Rookie Card

Year: 1990

Price: $950

Grade: CGS 9.5

Card Number: #257

This Scorecard shows Barry Sanders on the front of it wearing street clothes. It is a photo of him from his rookie year in 1989. The card itself was made in 1990. Sanders was a running back in the NFL from 1989 to 1998. He played all his career with the Detroit Lions. In 1990, he started all 16 games for the team. Among other achievements, Sanders became the Detroit Lions running back to lead the league in rushing yards since Byron White did it in 1940.

 

3. Junior Seau Rookie Score Supplemental

3. Junior Seau Rookie Score Supplemental

Year: 1990

Price: $522.50

Grade: PSA 10

Card Number: #65T

Here’s a retro photo of Junior Seau taken from his rookie game year. The Scorecard was made in 1990. It is graded 10 by PSA. Junior Seau was a linebacker in the NFL and he played for 3 teams from 1990 to 2009. In 1990 he was playing for San Diego Chargers, his first team. He was quick to become recognized in the team. He was nicknamed the Tasmanian Devil.

 

4. Steve Young Score Card

4. Steve Young Score Card

Year: 1990

Price: $134

Grade: PSA 10

Card Number: #145

This card made by Score shows Steve Young in his prime. He was a quarterback in the NFL who played from 1984 to 1999. In 1990 he was playing for the San Francisco 49ers. In 1990 he rushed for 102 yards, a career-high distance, making Young the second 49ers quarterback to rush at least 100 yards in a single game. This card is graded 10 by PSA for great condition.

 

5. Cortez Kennedy Auto Score Rookie Card

5. Cortez Kennedy Auto Score Rookie Card

Year: 1990

Price: $119

Grade: Ungraded

Card Number: #616

Kennedy was one of the tallest NFL players at 6 feet and 3 inches. This card shows him staring off screen in a photo that was taken in his younger years. He played defensive tackle from 1990 to 2000 with the Seattle Seahawks. He was selected as the third overall in the 1990 draft by the Seahawks. He remained unsigned for two until the beginning of the season. This card is ungraded. It is rimmed by the Score design and bears his name.

 

6. Score Bo Jackson Football Card

6. Score Bo Jackson Football Card

Year: 1990

Price: $100

Grade: Ungraded

Card Number: #10

Bo played running back in the NFL for the Los Angeles Raiders from 1987 to 1990. Bo was a man of two sports—baseball and football. This 1990 card made by Score celebrates his achievements in football. He played in the Pro Bowl in 1990. He is the only athlete in history to get the all-star title in both baseball and football.

 

7. Leroy Butler Score Rookie Green Bay Packers

7. Leroy Butler Score Rookie Green Bay Packers

Year: 1990

Price: $149

Grade: PSA 10

Card Number: #619

Butler played in the NFL as a strong safety for twelve seasons with the Green Bay Packers from 1990 to 2001. This card was made by Score in 1990, it shows Butler in his team uniform. When he was drafted in 1990 he was the third to be selected. He went on to be selected in the Pro Bowl four times. He was inducted into the Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame in 2007.

 

8. Jr Seau USC Trojans San Diego Chargers Score Card

8. Jr Seau USC Trojans San Diego Chargers Score Card

Year: 1990

Price: $240

Grade: Ungraded

Card Number: #302

Seau played linebacker in the NFL. He played from 1990 to 2009. In 1990 he was playing with the San Diego Chargers which was the same year he was selected in the first round of the NFL draft by the San Diego Chargers. He played so well that he was nicknamed The Tasmanian Devil after the cartoon character. The entire stadium often roared his name. He played All-Pro 3 times and Pro Bowl 12 times.

 

9. Dan Marino Football Card

9. Dan Marino Football Card

Year: 1990

Price: $110

Grade: Ungraded

Card Number: #13

Dan Marino was a quarterback in the NFL for the Miami Dolphins from 1989 to 1999. This card by Score shows Dan in his team’s uniform. He was known for this powerful arm and quick release. He was the reason the Dolphins constituted a consistent postseason contender. Some think him the greatest player to never make the cut for a Super Bowl win. He also had the most victories of any quarterback but didn’t win a title at 155.

 

10. Score Autograph Reggie White

10. Score Autograph Reggie White

Year: 1990

Price: $100

Grade: Ungraded

Card Number: #203

Reggie White played defensive end in the NFL from 1984 to 2000 for different teams. He was playing for the Philadelphia Eagles in 1990 when this Score card was made with his face on it. White played 121 games with the eagles 121 games and excelled at sacks. The lowest number of sacks he had was 11 in 1985. When he died his Sara in collaboration with the Sleep Wellness Institute founded Reggie White Sleep Disorders Research.

 

11. Steve McMichael Signed Score Card

11. Steve McMichael Signed Score Card

Year: 1990

Price: $149.99

Grade: Ungraded

Card Number: #54

Steve played defensive tackle in the NFL from 1980 to 1994. In 1990 Score made this card with his picture on it. Steve was playing with the Chicago Bears at the time. In 1990, Steve’s playing time was reduced even though he had started with a streak of 101 games. By 1991 he gained popularity when his team played against the New York Jets. Fans of the NFL and Steve would recall him joining the WCW, World Wrestling Championship in 1995.

 

12. Score Bill Romanowski Rookie

12. Score Bill Romanowski Rookie

Year: 1990

Price: $59.99

Grade: HGA 9

Card Number: #408

Bill played in the NFL as a linebacker. In 1990 he was playing with the San Francisco 49ers. His career spanned 16 years in which he played for 4 teams. He played a record 243 games between 1988 and the 2003 seasons. This record stood until 2006 when Chris Gardocki broke it. If you followed the NFL, you might have spotted Bill having altercations with his teammates on the field.

 

13. Herschel Walker Signed Score Football Card

13. Herschel Walker Signed Score Football Card

Year: 1990

Price: $106.24

Grade: Ungraded

Card Number: #663

When Walker joined the NFL he started playing with the Dallas Cowboys. He is one of the greatest college football players of all time. He was ranked no. 1 by sports media houses. In 1999 he was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame. He has won numerous awards and titles; three times SEC player of the year, Walter Camp Award, and UPI Player of the Year.

 

14. Score Jesse Anderson

14. Score Jesse Anderson

Year: 1990

Price: $50

Grade: Ungraded

Card Number: #633

Jesse played tight end in the NFL. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers drafted him in the fourth round of drafts in 1990 with the 87th overall pick. He was with the Buccaneers in 1990 when this card was made by Score. It is an ungraded card worth $50 at the time this article was written. It is expected to go up in value.

 

15. Score Traded Supplemental Richmond Webb

15. Score Traded Supplemental Richmond Webb

Year: 1990

Price: $54.99

Grade: PSA 10

Card Number: #108T

Webb played offensive tackle in the NFL. His career spanned 1990 to 2002. He was playing for the Miami Dolphins in 1990 and from that year till 1996 Webb played in the Pro Bowl. This 1990 Score Card shows him in his elements. The card is graded 10 by PSA and worth $54.99.

 

16. Jeff George Signed Score Football Card

16. Jeff George Signed Score Football Card

Year: 1990

Price: $79.99

Grade: Ungraded

Card Number: #634

George played quarterback for the eight teams in his career. He started out with the Indianapolis Colts in 1990 after his draft. He was signed to the richest rookie contract at the time, a total of $15 million. His best winning season was with the Colts in 1992 when he played ten games and three fifteen interceptions to seven touchdowns. This Scorecard shows him running with the ball. It is ungraded but valuable too.
16. Jeff George Signed Score Football Card

 

17. Mike Singletary Bears Score All-Pro Card

17. Mike Singletary Bears Score All-Pro Card

Year: 1990

Price: $79.99

Grade: Ungraded

Card Number: #570

Singletary, also known as Samurai Mike, was a former linebacker in the NFL who played for the Chicago Bears from 1981 to 1992. He played 10 Pro Bowls, was All-Pro 8 times, and was All-NFC from 1983 to 1991. This card is signed by him, and it was made by Score in 1990. It comes in protective plastic packaging.

 

18. Score Rookie Scott Mitchell Rookie Miami Dolphins

18. Score Rookie Scott Mitchell Rookie Miami Dolphins

Year: 1990

Price: $99.99

Grade: Ungraded

Card Number: #651

Scott Mitchell was an NFL player with the Miami Dolphins in 1990. From there he went on to play with 4 other teams before his retirement in 2001. Scott was a quarterback in his days and was signed as a free agent in 1994 by the Detroit Lions. This Scorecard is one of the few cards considered valuable today. It is ungraded.

 

19. Steve Atwater Score Rookie Denver

19. Steve Atwater Score Rookie Denver

Year: 1990

Price: $92.07

Grade: Ungraded

Card Number: #263

Atwater was an NFL player. His position was safety. He played for the Denver Broncos from 1989 to 1998, and for the New York Jets in 1999. He joined the Broncos after he was drafted with the 20th pick in the 1989 NFL draft. This Score card is his rookie card showing his smiling face. It is protected in a plastic case. It is ungraded.

 

20. Dermontti Dawson Score Rookie Signature

20. Dermontti Dawson Score Rookie Signature

Year: 1990

Price: $79.95

Grade: Ungraded

Card Number: #408S

Dawson played Center Long Snapper in the NFL. He was drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the second round of the 1988 NFL draft where he spent his pro career. He was named to seven Pro Bowls from 1992 to 1998. Dawson was known to have exceptional quickness. This card was made by Score in 1990. It is not graded but signed on the face by him.

 

21. Vince Lombardi Score Card

21. Vince Lombardi Score Card

Year: 1990

Price: $125

Grade: PSA 10

Card Number: #603

This Scorecard shows Lombardi in a contemplative mood. He was a coach in the NFL for the Green Bay Packers in the 1960s. He is the only coach on this list. Lombardi contributed immensely to the careers of many NFL players. He won coach of the year twice in 1959 and 1961. This Score card is graded 10 by PSA.

 

22. William Perry Autographed Card

22. William Perry Autographed Card

Year: 1990

Price: $79

Grade: Ungraded

Card Number: #396S

Perry played most of his career of ten seasons with the Chicago Bears. He was nicknamed “the refrigerator”. He was selected in the first round of the 1985 NFL draft. He was playing with the Bears in the 1990 season when this Score card was made. It is reported that his Super Bowl ring is the largest of any NFL player in history. This card is signed by Perry and ungraded.

 

23. Fred Washington Chicago Bears Rookie

23. Fred Washington Chicago Bears Rookie

Year: 1990

Price: $29.25

Grade: Ungraded

Card Number: #625

Fred played defensive tackle for only one season for the Chicago Bears. Fred never got the chance to start a game because in his rookie year he was killed in a car crash on December 21, the year this card was made by Score. Somehow Score was able to get his signature to be on the card. It is ungraded.

 

24. Barry Foster Score Rookie

24. Barry Foster Score Rookie

Year: 1990

Price: $30

Grade: Ungraded

Card Number: #308

1990 was Foster’s rookie season. He was used primarily in special teams in that year. He played running back in the NFL. In 1990 he was playing with the Pittsburgh Steelers. This card was made by Score, and it shows Foster in his rookie season. It is ungraded.

 

25. Troy Aikman Rookie Score Football Card

25. Troy Aikman Rookie Score Football Card

Year: 1990

Price: $30

Grade: PSA 6

Card Number: #21

Aikman was a quarterback in the NFL. He played for the Dallas Cowboys from 1989 to 2000. He was the longest-lasting quarterback of the team. From 1992 to 1995 he received six Pro Bowl selections and won three super bowl titles. This Score is expected to climb in value with time as it is graded.

 

26. Score Football Mike Jones (Rookie Card)

26. Score Football Mike Jones (Rookie Card)

Year: 1990

Price: $45

Grade: Ungraded

Card Number: #638

Jones is a former linebacker in the American football league for 13 seasons from 1991 to 2002. He was playing with the Oakland Raiders in 1990. This card shows Jones in his team uniform. It is ungraded.

 

27. Andre Collins Rookie Score Card

27. Andre Collins Rookie Score Card

Year: 1990

Price: $22.95

Grade: Ungraded

Card Number: #630

Collins played outside linebacker for ten seasons in the NFL. He played for four teams. In 1990 he was playing with the Washington Redskins. He currently serves as the director of retired players for the NFL Players Association. This card is signed by him and is ungraded.

 

28. Mohammed Elewonibi  Score Rookie

28. Mohammed Elewonibi  Score Rookie

Year: 1990

Price: $19.95

Grade: Ungraded

Card Number: #91

Mohammed is a Nigerian-Canadian who played offensive lineman in the NFL. In 1990 he was playing with the Washington Redskins. Fans of the NFL would recall him as one of the tallest players at 6 feet and 4 inches. This is his rookie card. It is not graded.

 

29. Carnell Lake Signed Autograph 1990 Score Rookie Steelers

29. Carnell Lake Signed Autograph 1990 Score Rookie Steelers

Year: 1990

Price: $14.99

Grade: Ungraded

Carnell played safety and cornerback in the NFL and played with three teams in his playing career. In 1990 he was playing with the Pittsburgh Steelers. Carnell started in all the 16 games in the 1990 season. He recorded 67 tackles, two forced fumbles, and a sack. This Scorecard was made in 1990 and it has his signature on it.

 

Conclusion

If you’ve ever wondered how much your old sports cards might be worth today, look no further than this list of 29 most valuable 1990 Score Football cards. It should give you a fairly good idea of what to expect as a starting point, although it’s hard to predict the exact asking price of any particular card. Graded cards will fetch far greater prices than ungraded ones, but if the card itself is particularly desirable and in good condition, even an ungraded card could be worth a premium price.

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