In the highly competitive sports memorabilia auction industry, Heritage Auctions and SCP Auctions have risen toward the top. Chris Ivy at Heritage and David Kohler at SCP Auctions share their secrets to success and some of the biggest items they have handled.
The MLB Network’s “Baseball Seasons” telecast caught my eye when the focus was on the 1982 season, ending with a St. Louis Cardinals victory over the Milwaukee Brewers in the World Series.
Hall of Famer Ozzie Smith receives more accolades with the Louisville Slugger Living Legends Award in a special night for fans. Smith toured the factory and then spent an intimate evening with fans discussing the game and his time in St. Louis.
Dyersville, Iowa, will come alive this weekend with a HOF-seeded celebrity softball game and corresponding sports collectibles show that is sponsored by Leaf Trading Cards. The company will also issue a commemorative card set for the event.
The SCP Dec. 1 auction continues to grow in strength with the news that championship rings, game-used jerseys and award trophies from Oscar Robertson, Sam Jones and David Thompson will also be in the lineup, joining the Ozzie Smith Collection, and Angelo Dundee Estate Collection and much more.