While Babe Ruth was lauded in newspapers, biographies of the great slugger came after his stardom; here’s one from 1930 – ‘Babe Ruth: The Idol of the American Boy.’
Bidding is past $275,000 for the T206 Wagner. The Ernie Banks jersey is approaching $75,000 and there are two days left to bid in a loaded auction conducted by SCP Auctions.
Collectors of T206 cards, Babe Ruth fans and sports cards enthusiasts will want to check out the auction lineup at Wheatland Auctions, with bidding closing Dec. 7.
The latest Huggins & Scott auction is headlined by the “Don Sparks Collection” – a long-time collector from Cleveland. Don is selling his prized collection featuring autographs, cards and memorabilia from the past century.
A Top 10 list of unusual vintage items collectors should have on their radar this holiday shopping season includes rulers, Coke caps, posters and stamps – all featuring the stars of sports.
Hank Stram’s Super Bowl IV ring, a 1997 Ryder Cup Trophy and a 1988 Los Angeles Dodgers World Series Trophy are among the items up for bids at Worthridge Auction.
The Big Ten’s headquarters in Chicago also houses the Big Ten Experience, which is full of interactive exhibits, features on the leagues biggest names – but no memorabilia.
The Baseball HOF is hard at work during the World Series, collecting game-used artifacts from important moments and wading into the celebratory locker room for more from the championship team. Here’s the 2014 story.
Grey Flannel Holiday Auction includes game-used relics from Babe Ruth, Joe DiMaggio, Arnold Palmer, Peyton Manning and special items from Julius Erving. Bidding ends Dec. 17.
Seeded into packs of 2015 Topps Baseball Series 1 are game cards that harken back to the scratcher games frequently found in packs of Topps in the early 1980s, called Babe Ruth’s Call Your Shot Game. Prizes include a trip to the World Series.