Babe Ruth’s first Yankees contract, Ruth’s boyhood catcher’s mitt, historic documents, game-used jerseys and high-grade cards will make a splash in the 75-lot main event at the New York Yankees steakhouse.
Heritage Auctions surpasses $9.3 million in Platinum Night event, led by Clemente rookie card that hits $478,000.
Slurpees are on the cusp of a milestone anniversary, and the cups that housed the slushy drink hosted more than baseball stars.
Fourteen of the 21 cards in the Mickey Mantle Empire State Collection sold for the highest price ever recorded for their grades. That basic set helped vault Memory Lane past $2 million in its Winter Classic sale.
The No. 1-rated basic collection of Mickey Mantle cards joins hundreds of other vintage cards, early World Series programs and a collection of vintage packs in the current Memory Lane Winter Extravaganza.
Revisiting the 1953 Topps Baseball set with an in-depth two-part look at print runs, matching ink and overpriced cards. The first part looks at the first three printings and scarce cards that aren’t.
Heritage Auctions is offering the No. 5-rated Master Set of the coveted 1952 Topps Baseball issue, broken down with some amazing high-graded examples of the most popular postwar cards, including Mantle, Mays and Pafko.
A collection of high-grade baseball cards that chronicles Mickey Mantle’s entire career will come to auction later this month courtesy of Memory Lane, including a PSA 7.5 1952 Topps Mantle pasteboard.
Heritage wrapped up its 2015 Sports Auction season with a $12 million sale, pushing its yearly total in sports auctions past $40 million. High-grade singles, Brooks Robinson and hockey memorabilia lead the way.
Frozen Pond’s latest charity auction is filled with nice pieces, from a 1993 Toronto Blue Jays championship watch to a Robert Stephen Simon Mantle painting signed by the star to hundreds of hockey pieces.