An early Mantle Bat ($242,209) and 1952 jersey ($227,856) worn by The Mick paced bidding in SCP Auctions Spring Premier. In all, the 1,300 lots totaled $4.1 million for the company.
Muhammad Ali, game-used bat, and unprecedented sports card offerings anchor largest Heritage Sports auction in history. Highlights include a Cassius Clay robe, more than 30 Sets on the PSA Set Registry, the No. 3-ranked 1914 Cracker Jack set and “Pistol Pete” Maravich game-worn New Orleans Jazz jersey.
The 1957 rookie contract Jim Brown signed with the Cleveland Browns is currently up for auction through SCP Auctions. Bidding ends April 25.
Goldin Auctions has never wanted to be pigeon-holed as a sports auction-only business. Their latest sale, which opens today, proves that with an impressive mix of sports, historic items and entertainment artifacts that range from John D. Rockefeller to the Beatles to Mickey Mantle.
The highlights of SCP Auctions’ Spring Premier are many and deep, with many lots expected to bring six figures, including Mickey Mantle’s 1952 Yankees jersey, John Wooden’s sweater and Jimmie Foxx’s Tour of Japan uniform.
Tony Gwynn will always be remembered as Mr. Padre. The Hall of Famer passed away at age 54 due to complications from cancer. Memorabilia from his career will be offered in SCP Auctions April 25 sale.
The high-end items keep coming from SCP Auctions. The California company has announced a trio of amazing Mickey Mantle items for its April auction: One of The Mick’s Earliest known bats, his 1952 Yankees jersey and his 1956 Player of the Year award.
These are considered the first ever pre-Air Jordan gamers to hit the hobby. He only wore this style of shoe during the early portion of his rookie campaign before switching full time to Air Jordans later in the season.
“This is a truly unique auction,” said Auction Director Al Crisafulli. “It’s filled with rare and valuable material, whether it be tough 19th century cards and memorabilia, high-end football cards or hard-to-find Negro Leagues items, we think the auction will be interesting to collectors because it’s got a lot of things they may never have seen before.” Bidding ends Mar. 28.
The personal collections of athletes continue to head to the auction block. The latest to use the services of SCP Auctions is Rod Woodson, who will have rings, trophies and jerseys among the 70 lots in the April sale.