Baseball fans, collectors and everyone else who met Ernie Banks were left smiling and laughing, just the way he intended. Here are some memories from those around the hobby.
A PSA 1 Wagner topped $400,000 and a PSA Mantle established a new high water mark at $258,664 to lead SCP Auctions’ latest sale.
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.
SCP Auctions will offer the Bill Riddell Collection. The accumulation of Riddel, who passed away earlier this year, includes an amazing array of game-used bats from the likes of Roberto Clemente and Mickey Cochrane.
Collect Auctions’ December sale is led by a 1975 Topps Baseball cello case and signatures from baseball’s elite. Bidding is live now and ends Dec. 5
The mystery items continue with a batting practice photo-op involving Willie Stargell, Ernie Banks and ….that’s the mystery.
The latest addition to Topps Prime 9 promotion is Chicago Cubs Hall of Famer Ernie Banks.