The current auction being hosted by BidAMI.com includes items from a variety of sports that are sure to attract the attention of sports memorabilia collectors.
Those looking for autographed baseballs won’t be disappointed by the variety of signed baseballs on offer. The baseballs are led by several autographed Pittsburgh Pirates team signed baseballs including the 1947, 1971 and 1972 teams.
New York Yankees collectors also won’t be disappointed. A 1960 Yankees ALC team signed OAL (Cronin) baseball is included. The baseball includes the signatures of Mickey Mantle and Roger Maris.
Another Yankees signed baseball in the auction is one that features signatures from mostly players who played with the Yankees in the 1950s. The highlight of the baseball is a Joe DiMaggio signature in blue ink on the sweet spot. Other signatures on the baseball include Casey Stengel, Phil Rizzuto, Hank Bauer, Bill Dickey, Whitey Ford, Yogi Berra, Frankie Crosetti, Tommy Henrich, Ralph Houk, Johnny Mize, Vic Raschi, Charlie Silvera, Jim Turner, Cliff Mapes, Jerry Coleman, Ernie Nevel, Dave Madison, Billy Johnson, Johnny Hopp, Joe Page, Bob Porterfield, Bobby Brown, Joe Ostrowski, Fred Sanford, Gene Woodling and Joe Collins.
Another unique baseball item in the auction is a 1986 Orel Hershiser Los Angeles Dodgers game-worn, signed MacGregor baseball glove. The glove shows moderate wear in the pocket, web face and throughout the body. His last name and jersey number are notated in black felt tip on one side. The glove is also autographed by Hershiser at the top of the pinky area in blue felt tip with the year notation “1986.”
Football memorabilia collectors aren’t left in the cold.
A Yale University game-used leather football helmet dating back to around the 1930s, is one of the unique items in the auction. The helmet was manufactured by Scholastic for the Yale University football team.
The helmet is in remarkable condition for its age, and includes natural scuffs throughout due to use. The blue leather includes some cracking. The chin strap is intact and the snap functions.
Ring collectors will want to check out the 1970 USC Trojans Rose Bowl Ring 10K Gold Salesman Sample. The ring includes a central red stone shaped in a football. Four additional 3mm red stones are also part of the ring. One flank has a helmet and 100 within a football embossed. The other features TROJANS with a Trojans head. The inner band features engravings SA-873952-8 and BALFOUR 10K. The ring includes paperwork from the Balfour representative.
To see a complete listing of all the items in the auction, visit www.BidAMI.com.