A T206 Walter Johnson (Portrait), graded PSA 9 netted $77,625 to lead the finest I Own It Now sale conducted by Memory Lane to date. Other highlights included a A206 Ty Cobb ($20,700) and 1954 Topps Al Kaline rookie ($15,812).
The mystery items continue with a batting practice photo-op involving Willie Stargell, Ernie Banks and ….that’s the mystery.
A T206 Eddie Plank graded PSA 5 sold for $107,110 to lead the auction, which featured a Roberto Clemente game bat, 1916 Sporting News complete set and a signed Babe Ruth ball that came with video footage of him signing the ball. All prices are now listed.
With the 2012 baseball season heading into the playoff chase, Topps announced details for its 2013 mainline baseball release, alerting collectors to the them of “The Chase.” The 1972 Topps mini will make an appearance in this set, along with many Hall of Famers joining today’s stars in the set.
SCP Auctions has set a new standard for sports memorabilia with the sale of a 1920 Babe Ruth jersey that brought $4.4 million. The jersey was just one of many eye-opening sellers in the auction.
The rookie card is a coveted piece for collectors. A Gem Mint rookie card is the ultimate prize. Here’s your chance to get a Gem Mint rookie card from any Hall of Famer from 1948-1990 thanks to the Dmitri Young Collection that is being offered by SCP Auctions in a sale than ends Saturday, May 19.
The upcoming Huggins and Scott auction will include such rarirties as a Rocky Marciano signed baseball, Hank Aaron 1975-76 game-used jersey and a game-used bat from George “High Pockets” Kelly.