Louisville Slugger Museum celebrates 20th year with attendance records and a baseball exhibit based on Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Per the Ripley’s norm, some of the attractions are out of this world.
SCP Auctions is presenting a pair of extremely rare game-worn uniforms from the final season campaigns of two New York Yankees legends – Joe DiMaggio (1951) and Thurman Munson (1979). Bidding is set to surpass $250K total for the two uniforms with bidding ending Dec. 5.
A George Mikan rookie card graded PSA 10 is expected to sell well into the six figures, but that’s not the only big-ticket item in SCP auctions’ Fall Premier. Look for Joe DiMaggio’s 1951 Yankees uniform and a 1923-25 Lou Gehrig sidewritten bat, among other gems.
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.
Mickey Mantle cards from the 1950s and other high-grade vintage material climbed to new heights as Memory Lane closed out its latest catalog auction with more than $2.1 million in sales.
Johnny Murphy played on seven World Series-winning teams before turning to the front office for work. His prized Yankees items are among the rarities in the Johnny Murphy Collection presented in SCP Auctions’ upcoming sale.
The 1948 Swell Sports Thrills baseball set had it all, covering the stars and big moments from the 1930s through 1947. Hard to find in top condition, even mid-range cards are becoming rather valuable.
Ed Lucas, the blind Emmy-winning journalist, hasn’t missed a Yankees home opener in 60 years; new book shares his story. Plus, great recollections with Mickey Mantle and Ted Williams.
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.
Goldin Auctions is offering its most diverse lineup to date, with items ranging from a Joe DiMaggio Jersey to James Dean notebook. Also included are vintage cards, presidential signed documents and items related to Hollywood’s elite.