John Axford Autograph

John Axford was born on April 1, 1983, in Simcoe, Ontario, Canada. He had a passion for baseball since his childhood and played baseball, ice hockey, and lacrosse in school. Later, Axford underwent Tommy John surgery to recover from an injury. More about John Axford

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Current items with a signature of John Axford

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thumbnail2010 Bowman John Axford #BDP5 RC Auto Signed Autograph Brewers $8.00logo
thumbnail2018 Topps Heritage High Number #518 John Axford Signed Blue Jays Baseball Card$12.99logo
thumbnailJOHN AXFORD ST. LOUIS CARDINALS SIGNED AUTOGRAPHED 8X10 PHOTO ACTION $13.98logo
thumbnailJohn Axford Autograph Signed 2012 Topps Allen & Ginter's Milwaukee Brewers$5.99logo
thumbnailJohn Axford Milwaukee Brewers Signed Auto 2012 Topps Allen & Ginter Card #187$5.95logo
thumbnailJohn Axford Signed 2011 Sports Illustrated For Kids Card Auto Brewers COA$5.99logo
thumbnailJohn Axford Signed Autographed 2015 Topps Baseball Card #US16 Rockies Auto$4.65logo
Axford began his professional baseball career in 2005, playing for the Melville Millionaires of the Western Major Baseball League. His strong performance caught the attention of the New York Yankees, and they signed him as an amateur free agent in 2006. He debuted in Major League Baseball (MLB) on September 7, 2009, as a relief pitcher for the Milwaukee Brewers. Axford's fastball and curveball made him a dominant pitcher in the National League (NL), earning him the "Rolaids Relief Man of the Year Award" in 2011 for his 46 saves with a 1.95 ERA. He also represented Canada in the 2013 World Baseball Classic tournament.

Over his 11-year long career, Axford played for several teams, including the Cleveland Indians, Colorado Rockies, Oakland Athletics, and Toronto Blue Jays. He finished his career with a 38-34 win-and-loss record, a 3.89 ERA, and 144 saves in 543 games. After retiring from MLB in 2019, Axford started working as a studio analyst for the Blue Jays' television broadcasts. In 2021, Axford made a remarkable comeback to MLB, signing a minor league contract with the Brewers, the team where he began his career. Axford's passion for baseball and his dedication to this sport made him one of the best relief pitchers in MLB history. Read even more about John Axford at Wikipedia

Traded items with a signature of John Axford

In total, we tracked 224 items since 01/01/2008. The chart below shows the trade volume over time.

The most expensive item with a signature of John Axford (NOTRE DAME 2002 WORLD SERIES SIGNED NCAA BASEBALL 26 AUTOGRAPHS JOHN AXFORD ETC.) was sold in March 2015 for $174.00 while the cheapest item (JOHN AXFORD 2013 TOPPS TRIBUTE WBC AUTOGRAPH MILWAUKEE BREWERS TEAM CANADA) found a new owner for $0.99 in June 2022. The month with the most items sold (15) was September 2011 with an average selling price of $16.00 for an autographed item of John Axford. Sold items reached their highest average selling price in March 2015 with $90.89 and the month that saw the lowest prices with $0.99 was January 2020. In average, an autographed item from John Axford is worth $10.50.

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thumbnailJohn Axford - 2010 Topps Update Signed Autograph Auto Card #US-77 (Brewers)$4.99logo
thumbnailJohn Axford - 2012 Topps Heritage Signed Autograph Auto Card #255 (Brewers)$4.99logo
thumbnailJohn Axford Autographed Hand Signed Card Topps Milwaukee Brewers$1.49logo
thumbnailJohn Axford Milwaukee Brewers Signed Auto 2011 Topps Card #591 ~ COA$4.95logo
thumbnailJohn Axford Signed 2011 Topps Card Auto Milwaukee Brewers Autograph Brewers COA$6.99logo
thumbnailJohn Axford Signed 2013 Topps Blue jays $2.00logo
thumbnailJOHN AXFORD signed baseball PSA/DNA Milwaukee Brewers autographed$69.99logo
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thumbnailPittsburgh Pirates JOHN AXFORD Signed Card$9.99logo

Latest News about John Axford

Brewers' Axford put on IL a day after MLB return (08/04/21): Brewers reliever John Axford was placed on the 10-day injured list Tuesday, one day after his first major league appearance since 2018 was cut short by a right elbow injury. Go to news article

Axford rejoins Brewers in $1 trade with Blue Jays (08/02/21): Reliever John Axford's comeback attempt is taking a detour from Toronto to Milwaukee, where the veteran right-hander started his major league career and had his greatest success. Go to news article

Port Dover native John Axford ready to mentor young Toronto Blue Jays (02/18/19): Axford wanted to return to Toronto so he could live at home in Burlington and spend time with his two sons.

Blue Jays' Axford looking forward to mentoring young pitching staff - Sportsnet. (02/17/19): The way things currently stand, John Axford is the oldest player in Blue Jays camp, set to turn 36 on Apr. 1. Go to news article

John Axford makes ideal return to Toronto (02/16/19): DUNEDIN, Fla. -- The Blue Jays officially added another veteran to their bullpen Saturday morning by signing right-hander John Axford to a Minor League deal with an invitation to Spring Training.Axford hasn't received any guarantees with the short-term contract, but he is a strong candidate to make

Older News Stories about John Axford

Rockies dedicate wild victory to John Axford's ailing son, Jameson (04/2015): There was a lot more to the Rockies' 5-4, 10-inning victory than Wilin Rosario's game winning homer off Francisco Rodriguez. Ask John Axford about that.

John Axford's focus not on baseball after 2-year-old son bitten by rattlesnake (03/2015): The relief pitcher returned to the Rockies' clubhouse for a bullpen session Tuesday, but he is unsure when he’ll return to the team full time.

John Axford signs minor league contract with Rockies (02/2015): The Colorado Rockies have signed veteran reliever John Axford to a minor league contract that includes an invitation to Major League spring...

Toronto Blue Jays interested in Canadian closer John Axford — but both parties c (01/2015): During an interview before Baseball Canada’s annual awards banquet, Axford said Toronto is among the teams that have approached him

Reds interested in John Axford (12/2014): Aroldis Chapman is entrenched as the Reds' closer. Go to news article

Pirates activate newly acquired reliever John Axford (08/2014): The Pittsburgh Pirates have activated Canadian reliever John Axford, whom they claimed off waivers Thursday from the Cleveland Indians. Go to news article

John Axford buckles for second straight game as Kansas City beats Cleveland Indi (07/2014): John Axford surrenders game-winning hit for second straight game as Kansas City's Billy Butler hits two-run homer in the eighth inning to snap 4-4 tie. Go to news article

Too adorable! John Axford, sons enjoy World Cup action (06/2014): Indians reliever had his boys dress in full Netherlands uniforms for big game.

Deposed closer John Axford looking for quick rebound: Cleveland Indians notebook (05/2014): Manager Terry Francona told John Axford on Saturday that he was taking him out of the closer's role. It's a conversation Axford has had before. Go to news article

The Cleveland Indians' faith in closer John Axford is paying off: Zack Meisel's (04/2014): When the Indians signed John Axford over the winter, they immediately granted him the closer role. To this point, the right-hander has been about as dependable as the team could have hoped. Go to news article

Bullpen: The spotlight is on new closer John Axford - Cleveland Indians 2014 pos (03/2014): Manager Terry Francona will open the season with an eight-man bullpen, including new closer John Axford. Go to news article

Cleveland Indians John Axford shows he has the stuff to be a closer: Terry Pluto (02/2014): After being shelled for nine runs in his first four games, Axford had a 2.81 ERA for the rest of the season -- 67 1/3 innings. Go to news article

Ranking the last 20 Browns' quarterbacks, John Axford is a bargain, effect of Lu (01/2014): Here are what blogs from Cleveland and around the country are saying about the Browns, Cavaliers and Indians. Featured today are the Stepien Rules, Wahoo's on First and Return of Cleveland.

MLB roundup: Brett Pill could play in Korea, John Axford performance bonuses (12/2013): Pill owns a career .223/.279/.404 line in 259 plate appearances across parts of three big-league seasons. The Indians could also pay the 30-year-old right-hander up to $1.75 million in saves-based performance bonuses. Axford would have to rack up 63 saves to earn the full amount.

John Axford Turns Off Car Left Running, Pens Another Clever Note in Attempted Go (11/2013): That John Axford is one swell guy. The Cardinals pitcher stumbled upon a car that was left running for too long on Tuesday afternoon so he took it upon himself to craft a witty note, turn off the vehicle and lock it up, taking the keys inside to the nearest business. While his intentions were […]

John Axford, a driving force in Knoxville hockey, dies (10/2013): John Axford, a driving force as principal owner of the Knoxville Ice Bears during their 12-year existence, passed away Tuesday morning. He was 78.

Milwaukee Brewers: John Axford understood trade to Cardinals (09/2013): ST. LOUIS -- As much as John Axford enjoyed playing in Milwaukee and was grateful to the Brewers for giving him a shot in the major leagues, the outgoing reliever admitted Tuesday it was probably time for a change of scenery. Go to news article

Cardinals acquire reliever John Axford from Brewers (08/2013): Axford, 30, is 6-7 with a 4.45 ERA and 19 saves in 62 games this season. He led the National League with 46 saves in 2011. Axford is expected to join the team on Friday night when they start a seven-game trip in Pittsburgh.

John Axford, Bud Selig talk at clinic at Miller Park warning kids about PEDs (07/2013): For the first time, MLB Commissioner Bud Selig is talking about the suspension of Milwaukee Brewers star Ryan Braun.

Detroit Tigers could look at John Axford, former Milwaukee Brewers closer, as tr (06/2013): Axford had 105 saves from 2010-12, but lost his job earlier this season.

Roenicke on John Axford: "We'll See" (05/2013): Milwaukee Brewers reliever John Axford was booted from his closer role a month ago. Now is his set-up role at-risk?

Milwaukee Brewers: John Axford fails again (04/2013): CHICAGO -- Starter Wily Peralta did his part on a cold and windy Tuesday night at Wrigley Field, pitching a solid 6 2/3 innings of six-hit, five-strikeout baseball against the Chicago Cubs. Go to news article

John Axford, pitcher for Milwaukee Brewers, 'dominates' Oscar predictions (02/2013): Milwaukee Brewers pitcher John Axford predicts 14 of 15 Oscars, using Twitter as proof. Go to news article

MILWAUKEE -- John Axford recently went to Brewers manager Ron Roenicke and told (08/2012): And while neither man was willing to share the details of that conversation, the results so far speak for themselves: Axford nailed down a save for the second day in a row and the Brewers beat the Chicago Cubs 3-2 on Wednesday to complete a three-game sweep.

Brewers Pitcher John Axford Takes a Shot at Tim Tebow, Comparing Him to a Kardas (07/2012): Jets training camp is here, so expect Sportscenter to spend no fewer than 15 minutes per hours discussing Tim Tebow in some capacity.