The Lou Gehrig game-used bat got plenty of attention of late for its story as being used for protection near the front door of a residence. Now a photo-match has been found for the bat, raising its provenance, profile and value.
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.
Sale of Phil Todt’s contract recalls a Todt-for-Gehrig trade that never happened, all part of the long history between Red Sox, Yankees.
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.
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.
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.
Mile High Card Co. ends 2014 with more than 500 premium quality lots, including rare pieces of memorabilia, the highest graded samples of select rookies and high-ranking sets from the PSA Set Registry.
Sports led the way in Philip Weiss’ recent sports comics and animation sale. A Lou Gehrig signed check topped $22,000 and a Ruth-sign card flew pat $14,000.
Nearly 3,400 lots are now open for bidding in one of the largest auctions in Heritage history. Bidding ends Nov. 6-8 and features game-used football jerseys from the John Kindler Collection, more from the Black Swamp Find and artifacts from the 1980 Miracle On Ice U.S. Hockey Team.
The bat that launched Derek Jeter’s only All-Star Game home run, a T206 Eddie Plank and a 1910 E98 Ty Cobb graded PSA 8 are among the headliners in Memory Lane’s current Own It Now Sale.