Philip Weiss Auctions is offing a pair of Jordan VI shoes, autographed and game-worn by Michael Jordan during the 1991 Championship Playoff Series against the Los Angeles Lakers.
Included among the key rookies in Mile High’s Extra Innings auction are 1955 Topps #164 Roberto Clemente PSA 8 NM/MT (OC), 1955 Topps #123 Sandy Koufax PSA 8 NM/MT (OC), 1967 Topps #581 Tom Seaver PSA 6 EX-MT, and 1968 Topps #177 Nolan Ryan PSA 9 MINT (OC).
With an excellent mix of AFL and NFL players in the Fleer and Topps sets, 1961 football card collectors had several Packers to choose from. But a regional set that year was exclusively “bayside,” as the Wisconsin-based Lake to Lake Dairy came out with a 36-card Green Bay gridiron offering.
The role of sports in our nation’s military history has deep roots, thought to help in building camaraderie and a strong body. “For the Development of First-Class Fighting Men: Sports and the New York National Guard, 1890-1950” is showing at the New York State Military Museum in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
Heisman Trophy and two-time Maxwell Award winner Johnny Lattner died on Feb. 12, following a long illness. He was 83.
Every Cubs Convention is filled with good cheer and excitement for the team, regardless of the showing made on the field during the previous season. This year, during the 31st annual renewal of festivities, things were no different. Unless, of course, you take into account the enormous wave of World Series excitement that has overtaken the team for the first time in the history of the convention.
Raghib ’Rocket’ Ismail dazzled on the football field, from Notre Dame to the pros; now fans to bring back those memories at sports shows across the country.
Doug Allen, former president of Legendary Auctions and an executive of Mastro Auctions, has been sentenced to 57 months in prison for offenses that included shill bidding and selling altered pieces of memorabilia.
Andre Dawson adds another accolade to his career, receiving the Living Legend Award from Louisville Slugger. Here’s a recap of Dawson’s special evening, including an audience Q&A.
Approximately 120 footballs will be used in Super Bowl 50, and all of them will have the imprint of PSA/DNA to ensure authenticity in the future.