Goldin Auctions kicked off its 2014 season with a $2.3 million sale that included top-of-the-line game-used bats belonging to Jackie Robinson and Mickey Mantle and an assortment of football championship rings that added much ca-ching to the bling.
Big names abound in Heritage Auctions Platinum Night event planned for Feb. 22-23. Bidding is live now for a 1923 Babe Ruth N.Y. Yankees championship watch, Cassius Clay gloves used in his first bout with Sonny Liston and an early Joe Jackson bat.
Theater and sports is always a sketchy call. Often details like facts and accurate portrayals are out the window. So how does ‘Bronx Bombers’ bring several Yankee greats across generations together on one stage and make it work? Paul Ferrante explains in his 3 out of 4 stars review.
Collectors looking to buy vintage cards don’t have to go to a card dealer or online – all they have to do is buy Leaf’s latest release: Legends of the Diamond. The latest product is full of buyback cards and original art cards.
Classic autobiography of the unique manager Casey Stengel shows the joy and pain ghostwriter Harry T. Paxton experienced in writing the project.
As the world counts down to Super Bowl Sunday, here is some NFL trivia to get you in the football frame of mind. Some are easy; others are not. Good luck.
To ensure collectors and fans are really getting game-used footballs (and pylons and even the coins used for the opening toss), PSA/DNA will once again ‘mark’ everything to ensure authenticity. Approximately 120 footballs are expected to be used during the game.
PSA has added to its free collector resource website CollectibleFacts, offering a new section on tickets, with values, pictures and game backstories.
Johnny Sylvester Collection, including ‘I’ll knock a homer for you’ Ruth ball and letters from other sports stars gives collectors the chance to own a piece of baseball lore in a Grey Flannel auction that kicks off Jan. 21.
The Long Beach Expo continues to grow as a destination of choice with sports collectors. This year, Goldin Auctions is offering to display items from Michael Jordan’s college days, including his diploma.