A 1942 Joe DiMaggio jersey brought $169,400; a 1920 autographed Chicago White Sox baseball featuring six players banned in the Black Sox scandal, including Joe Jackson, sold for $81,070; and a 1952 Topps Baseball graded near set rang up at $72,600 in Goldin Auctions’ recent sale.
Playing Monday morning quarterback with a 15-year-old list of the 20th century’s most collectible athletes. Is it right this time? A 21st century edition of the most sought-after athletes in the memorabilia market. Ruth tops the list, of course.
A collection of circa 1910 Turkey Red Cigarettes Tobacco Silks baseball cards will headline the sports section of the latest Philip Weiss auction, which will draw plenty of comic book collectors.
SCP Auctions wants the world to know of its success in the sports memorabilia business, and felt a new website look would provide that. The new look is now available to collectors.
Everyone wants the stars when it comes to autographs. Forgers are happy to oblige. PSA/DNA has released its annual Top 10 Most Dangerous Autographs list, and Mike Trout is added to the list.
Grey Flannel’s December auction topped $2 million, led by a pair of game-used caps from Babe Ruth and Joe DiMaggio, along with impressive prices for a 1932 Yankees team-signed ball and Roy Campanella Dodgers satin jacket.
In addition to the Christy Walsh Family collection of rare photos already announced, Memory Lane has revealed the rest of the detail on its Winter Auction, which include the Gary Hughes Collection of cards, unopened wax boxes, high-grade singles and plenty of Babe Ruth memorabilia.
Original photos from the Christy Walsh Family of Ruth, Gehrig, Young and others headline Memory Lane Winter Auction. Bidding starts Dec. 20 and runs through Jan. 10.
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.’
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.