A young African-American boy’s trip to the east coast led him to the locker room of the legendary Brooklyn Dodgers where he was given something he cherished for decades. Now, that well preserved piece of baseball history is about to be sold by Memory Lane.
A lucky college student is looking to score big with the home run ball hit by Shane Victorino in Game 6 of the 2013 ALCS that helped put Boston back into the World Series. SCP Auctions will offer the item, expected to hit between $50,000-$100,000.
With one week to go in bidding, Goldin Auctions already has some impressive bids in for some great pieces of memorabilia. A 1936-38 Lou Gehrig game-used bat is nearing $150,000, while the No. 1 1939 Play Ball in existence is at $118,000.
The current Heritage Auction sale is the largest sports auction to date by the company, headlined by the decades-long personal collection of Stan Musial. From game-used jerseys and championship rings to milestone baseballs and personal letter from other Hall of Famers, the Musial Collection is stunning.
Bidding for more than 1,400 lots in the Mile High Card Co. auction will end tonight. A few lots are already approaching $100,000, with some of the finest sets to date among the mix.
In bidding that will end Oct. 5, RMY Auctions is offering more than 1,100 lots of vintage photos of baseball Hall of Famers, athletes, celebrities and historic figures from an amazing find that has been locked away for years. Conlon photos, AP photos and more depict the likes of Ruth, Gehrig, Williams, Churchill and hundreds of others.
Never heard of Conestoga Auction Co.? You might want to update your auction list. The Pennsylvania company is offering a single-owner collection of prewar and power gems, including T205s, T206s, 1952 Topps and everything in between.
With all of these high-end auction houses in the sports hobby, it’s always fun to see what they will dig up next. Goldin Auctions’ latest announcement is the discovery of a M101-6 Felix Mendehlson Joe Jackson card.
Calvin Arnold has joins the Sports team at Heritage Auctions. He mostly recently worked for SCP Auctions.
Clean Sweep’s current auction includes a rare 1918 Babe Ruth document involving monetary incentives for reaching pitching milestones with the Red Sox, but that’s just one of the gems in the sale that ends Oct 2.