Mike Berkus, the founder and director of the National Sports Collectors Convention, passed away Nov. 20 after a brief battle with brain cancer. He was 69.
Michael Jordan’s final regular season Bulls jersey sets record at $173,240, leading a nearly $3 million sale by Goldin Auctions. A 1916 D329 Weil Baking Co. #151 Babe Ruth rookie card topped $89,000.
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.
Goldin Auctions has been named the Official Auction House of the Babe Ruth Birthplace & Museum and Sports Legends Museum at Camden Yards. The agreement runs through 2035 and will include auctions on notable anniversaries from The Babe’s career.
National Sports Collectors Convention filled with giveaways, access to unique memorabilia and plenty of exclusive trading cards courtesy if card manufacturers. The hobby’s five-day main event is ready to kick off in Rosemont, Ill.
Artist Daniel Duffy has created a masterpiece showcasing the history of the Cubs in the essence of Wrigley Field. The painting, offered in Goldin Auctions live event July 31, will be completed during the National Convention.
A collection of rare personal memorabilia from Pittsburgh Pirates hurler Harvey Haddix, including items from his 12-inning near-perfect game and 1960 World Series title are up for bids in the 2015 Goldin Auctions Summer Auction.
Dozens of game-used bats from baseball immortals up for auction during Goldin Auctions’ Premium Live Auction at the National Sports Collector’s Convention on July 31 and online through Aug. 8.
Goldin Auctions will offer the second part of the Mike Schmidt Collection: 21 items from the Hall of Famer, including his 1979 N.L. Gold Glove, 1974 Sultan of Swat Crown, Little League Baseball Cap and historic HR bats and balls.
Goldin Auctions’ live event during the National Convention on July 31 will feature items from the Andre Dawson collection, including his 1987 NL MVP Award and his 1982 Gold Glove Award.