University of San Francisco Dons jersey of Ollie Matson among the items in SCP Auctions April auction lineup. The jersey, dating to 1951, is a beauty, but so is the life of Matson, from college through the professional ranks. Matson is a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
The gloves worn by Muhammad Ali and Sonny Liston in the 1965 ‘Phantom Punch’ bout sold for $965,000 during Heritage Auctions’ Platinum Night sale in New York City.
The Helms Athletic Foundation/LA84 Collection provides a rare mix of sports memorabilia, covering several eras and sports. Collectors have another shot at pieces from the collection, As SCP Auctions will deliver the second part of the collection in a sale that ends April 25.
Sandy Koufax, Willie Mays and Bud Selig draw crowds with today’s best,
including Clayton Kershaw, Jose Abreu, Jacob deGrom and Corey Kluber in New York chapter awards dinner of the BBWAA.
War Bond Game” was $800 million extravaganza in 1943, with numerous baseball Hall of Famers.
A look at the small but distinctive Motorola baseball set from the mid-1970s that includes Babe Ruth, Honus Wagner and Ty Cobb. The sales promotion items have their own niche of collectors today.
Heritage Auctions is presenting the Herb Brooks Collection in the company’s Platinum Night Auction, which concludes with a live event Feb. 21. Brooks’ items include his presentation ring for the 1980 “Miracle” and artifacts from throughout his career.
Heritage Auctions is ready to wow the sports memorabilia once again with its Platinum night Auction, held in New York City Feb 21-22. With fresh-to-the-market material including the gloves Ali and Liston wore in the “Phantom Punch” fight to a Joe Jackson signed photos and athlete collections, the auction will rewrite the record books.
Playing Monday morning quarterback with a 15-year-old list of the 20th century’s most collectible athletes. Is it right this time? A 21st century edition of the most sought-after athletes in the memorabilia market. Ruth tops the list, of course.
The gimmick to add new attractions and buyers to the standard pack of cards has, years later, taken on a collecting life of its own. Inserts from the 1960s and ’70s are gaining steam in the collector’s market.