Slurpees are on the cusp of a milestone anniversary, and the cups that housed the slushy drink hosted more than baseball stars.
Nearly 80 lots comprise The Babe Ruth Auction by Goldin Auction, with all of the items connected to Babe Ruth, from game-used bats, contracts, trading cards, ticket stubs to photos, personal items and advertisements. Proceeds will benefit the Babe Ruth Birthplace Museum.
The No. 1-rated basic collection of Mickey Mantle cards joins hundreds of other vintage cards, early World Series programs and a collection of vintage packs in the current Memory Lane Winter Extravaganza.
A book review of ‘Intangiball: The Subtle Things That Win Baseball Games.’ A bit cerebral? Perhaps, but still a fascinating baseball read.
Tom Brady, Sidney Crosby and Steph Curry Join Ali, Jeter and Ruth on PSA/DNA’s 2015 “Most Dangerous Autographs” List.
Lelands offering Jackie Robinson’s HOF plaque, George Wright’s 1868 medal, Olympic gear and more horse racing specialties. Bidding ends Jan. 8.
SCP Auctions is in the history books with a record-selling price for a George Mikan rookie card. The 1948 Bowman, graded PSA 10, sold for $403,664, putting the card among the highest-selling of all-time.
While usually packed with items targeting the more modest collector, there’s nothing modest about Mile High’s Extra Innings’ opener; a 1952 Topps #311 Mickey Mantle PSA 6. Bidding is just under $68,000.
SCP Auctions has pulled the tarp off its upcoming Fall Premier sale, providing collectors a close look at Hall of Famer game-used jerseys, rare cards and premium signatures. Bidding kicks off Nov. 18.
Goldin Auctions October Legends & Americana Auction is offering nearly 1,000 lots of historic baseball memorabilia for sale from Oct. 19-Nov. 14, including the only known game-used ball from the 1918 World Series, a 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle Rookie Card (PSA 6), a one-of-a-kind 1952 Topps high number 25-card uncut sheet and items from the estate of Hall of Famer Al Simmons.