Records fell by the wayside in the latest Heritage Auctions event that tallied more than $6.2 million. Babe Ruth, Joe Jackson and Lou Gehrig took top honors in different collecting categories, with Ruth’s 1935 unworn jersey topping them all at $286,800.
A 1929 N.Y. Yankees team-signed baseball is on the auction block, courtesy of a prep school in New Jersey. The ball, signed by Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig and other Hall of Famers, was acquired by a former monk at the school. Proceeds from the sale will benefit the more than 500 students enrolled at the school.
Adam Port is recreating some of the most memorable sports photos of all time featuring legendary icons. His work will first be offered in Legendary Auctions’ November catalog auction.
On the eve of the opening of the National Convention in Baltimore, Memory Lane has announced they will have on display two iconic jerseys at their booth – Babe Ruth’s 1938 Brooklyn Dodgers coaching uniform and Lou Gehrig’s 1934 Tour of Japan example.
When rare pieces of sports memorabilia arise, collectors jump into action. A Lou Gehirg signed farewell photo – thought to be the only signature from this occasion, topped a big-money Lelands auction.