A signed copy of No More Vietnams by Richard Nixon from Bobby Knight’s book collection, an autographed Muhammad Ali canvas and baseballs signed on the “sweet spot” by Hall of Famers Walter Johnson, Joe DiMaggio and Honus Wagner are among the artifacts highlighting the Steiner Sports Memorabilia (www.steinersports.com) online Fall Classic Auction. The auction will continue through Nov 4.
Memorabilia from the collection of best-selling author Jeffrey Gitomer features various items from the storied Philadelphia Phillies franchise, the 1957 Braves, immortal boxing heavyweight champion Muhammad Ali, football and basketball Hall of Famers, and 1939 baseball players, including World’s Fair cards signed by baseball icons Babe Ruth, Jimmie Fox, Joe DiMaggio and Hank Greenberg. The Ali artifacts include signed gloves, cut signatures and signed painted canvas of Ali with the Olympic torch. Phillies memorabilia signed by such 1960 vintage players as Richie Ashburn, Mike Schmidt, Jim Bunning and Johnny Callison are sure to attract attention from bidders.
For the basketball and football lover there is no shortage of classic, hand-signed Hall of Famers memorabilia. Lots include autographed artifacts signed by hoops legends John Wooden, Dolph Schayes, and Charles Barkley, and gridiron greats Bart Starr, Jack Lambert, Roger Staubach, Jim Taylor and Sam Huff.
The artifacts from Coach Knight’s collection total 259 new lots, including a wide variety of books signed by the authors such as Dick Vitale’s Fabulous 50 Players & Moments in College Basketball and The Palace Guard by Dan Rather; and signed Indiana items. Featured in this collection are Coach Knight’s All-Time March Madness Team Award, three signed Indiana Canvas 25 Artist Proofs, Coach Knight’s 2013 NCAA Final Four folding chair, and Knight’s 1984 Olympic Gold Medal Game Box Score Wood Plaque.
Hundreds of other items, with bids all across the board are also available in every major sport, with many of them being signed pieces. Check it out, visit often and get your bids in by Nov. 4.