More than 30 boxing greats converged in New York for the induction of Riddick Bowe, Ray ‘Boom Boom’ Mancini, Naseem Hamed and Yoko Gushiken. The Boxing HOF once again did an impressive job of getting former greats to attend and making them available to the public.
A collection of rare personal memorabilia from Pittsburgh Pirates hurler Harvey Haddix, including items from his 12-inning near-perfect game and 1960 World Series title are up for bids in the 2015 Goldin Auctions Summer Auction.
SCP auctions will present the Chuck Daly Estate Collection in its August sale, complete with Dream Team-sign basketballs, personal notes, Olympic torch and artifacts from his coaching days with the Detroit Pistons.
More than 150 tobacco cards, many of which graded Near Mint or higher with Hall of Famers and two of the three PSA 7 T206s on record with Uzit backs, were available for bidding in what proved to be one of the strongest early 20th Century offerings on record. E93s, rookie cards also shine.
SCP Auctions will showcase items for its august auction during the National Sports Collectors Convention, including jerseys from Ted Williams and Ernie Banks and Olympic and championship relics.
Absentee bidding for Heritage Auctions’ Platinum Night event at the National Sports Collectors Convention is underway, with heavy bidding already taking place for a PSA 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle, Clemente rookie card, DiMaggio jersey and much more.
SCP Auctions will offer a 1968 Ernie Banks Cubs jersey in its August Mid-Summer Classic. Completely unknown to the collecting community, it has rested quietly for more than 40 years in the possession of a Cubs-loving family by the name of the Bermans.
The 1948 Swell Sports Thrills baseball set had it all, covering the stars and big moments from the 1930s through 1947. Hard to find in top condition, even mid-range cards are becoming rather valuable.
Dozens of game-used bats from baseball immortals up for auction during Goldin Auctions’ Premium Live Auction at the National Sports Collector’s Convention on July 31 and online through Aug. 8.
‘Never Fear: The Life & Times of Forest K. Ferguson Jr.’ covers the man’s life from college, through war and until his death in 1954. The promising NFL career never materialized.