In addition to the Christy Walsh Family collection of rare photos already announced, Memory Lane has revealed the rest of the detail on its Winter Auction, which include the Gary Hughes Collection of cards, unopened wax boxes, high-grade singles and plenty of Babe Ruth memorabilia.
The latest Huggins & Scott auction is headlined by the “Don Sparks Collection” – a long-time collector from Cleveland. Don is selling his prized collection featuring autographs, cards and memorabilia from the past century.
Grant DePorter – known for blowing up the ‘Bartman Ball’ – helps launch the Chicago Sports Museum, part of the Harry Caray restaurant chain. Inside you’ll find Caray’s glasses, Jordan’s jerseys and the remnants of the most famous ball in Chicago history.
Grey Flannel Holiday Auction includes game-used relics from Babe Ruth, Joe DiMaggio, Arnold Palmer, Peyton Manning and special items from Julius Erving. Bidding ends Dec. 17.
Upper Deck’s Ultimate Man Cave Contest searches for the five best man caves in North America to help decorate with exclusive memorabilia.
Muggsy Bogues, formerly the NBA’s mighty mini mite, signs through the mail and has plenty of display-worthy photos, including those with Manute Bol and Michael Jordan.
Sylvia Fowles of the Chicago Sky adds paint presence, an Olympic pedigree and defensive dominance on the court, and plenty of signatures off of it.
Grey Flannel’s Summer Games auction is live, ending June 18, with some great items that include Mickey Mantle’s farewell speech notes, a signed Murderer’s Row team photo, Michael Jordan’s signed shoes and much more.
One captured the world of sport in bold bursts of impressionistic color and the other with the unflinching precision of a camera lens, but both LeRoy Neiman and Ernie Schworck exhibited the strength of their enduring legacies in the Heritage Auction’s $7.44 million Sports Collectibles Signature Auction.
For a select few, professional careers have been between the lines and at the line. Here’s who have done it and their success rates, including a couple of others who deserve mention among the normally discussed dozen who have done the deed.