A Giants 2011 Super Bowl ring (size 11.25) and an extremely rare Roger Maris game-used bat from his 1960 MVP Season (graded 7.5) are the current headliners in Steiner Sports Marketing & Memorabilia online “Legends of the Game” auction (https://auction.steinersports.com/ ) which continues through 10 PM this Thursday, June 11.
Ruth, Cobb, DiMaggio, Gehrig, Young, Jeter, Mantle and Munson are also among the legendary baseball names featured in the bevy of more than 3,500 collectibles available to the highest bidder.
Along with the aforementioned immortals of the diamond, basketball is represented by Michael and LeBron, Bird and Magic; golf by Tiger, Rory, Palmer and Nicklaus; football by Unitas, Marino and Payton; the soccer stars are Pele, Cristiano Ronaldo, Wayne Rooney, and Diego Maradona; and hockey’s heroes are Gretzky, Orr and Messier.
Also look for seats from the Polo Grounds and football Giants and Patriots Super Bowl rings.
The Babe Ruth signed collectibles include a bank check, copy of “Babe Ruth’s Own Book of Baseball” and authentic baseball from that time period.
Vintage game-used bats in the auction include: Ty Cobb, Roger Maris, Thurman Munson, and Derek Jeter; signed jerseys by Joe DiMaggio and Mickey Mantle; and a Mantle limited-edition career ring.
A myriad of signed jerseys and basketball by NBA greats include: Michael Jordan, Lebron James, Patrick Ewing, Larry Bird, Magic Johnson, Bill Russell and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.
Signed footballs and helmets include these legends: Johnny Unitas, Tom Brady, Jerry Rice, Jim Brown, Dan Marino and Walter Payton.
Hockey heroes pucks and jersey signed by Wayne Gretsky, Bobby Orr, Mark Messier, Brian Leetch, Marty Brodeur, Jim Craig and Mike Eruzione.
Here are the top bids in the auction thus far:
– New York Giants 2011 Super Bowl XLVI Championship Ring (Size 11.25)
– Rare Roger Maris Game Used Bat from 1960 MVP Season Graded 7.5
– Ty Cobb Signed Baseball, $10,043
– Rare Ty Cobb Game Used Bat; $10,043d
– Rare Cy Young Single Signed Baseball; $10,043