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.
For collectors, there are championship rings for every budget – here are some tips to get into the game.
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.
As card companies strive to deliver on rookie cards of up-and-coming stars, it’s no surprise there comes news from Topps regarding Jose Abreu.
Former guard Bryant Stith has used basketball knowledge gleaned from the likes of Issel, Krzyzewski in his own coaching career after a 10-year career in the NBA.
Leaf Trading Cards is offering a full-size helmet with boxes of Leaf Autographed Helmet Football, and the helmets will be signed by Hall of Famers, MVPs, NFL Draft Prospects and even the likes of Madonna.
The sale lineup was strong, but even Mile High had to be pleased with prices realized during its Oct. 10 sale. Among the highlights: $127K for a 1951 Bowman Mantle SGC 96, 1972 Topps Hank Aaron $20K and 1961 Fleer Basketball complete set $30K.
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.
The 2013 version of Leaf’s Metal Draft Baseball has all of the top prospects, including Cuban refugee Jose Abreu. And with a 33 percent cut in production run, every signature is on-card.
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.