A-Rod’s signed, inscribed Louisville Slugger from his first MLB hit expected to fetch more than $20,000 in SCP Auctions’ August 22 sale.
The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame has named SCP Auctions its official auction and appraisal partner, taking over the annual basketball-themed auction and involved in the September induction weekend festivities.
Johnny Murphy played on seven World Series-winning teams before turning to the front office for work. His prized Yankees items are among the rarities in the Johnny Murphy Collection presented in SCP Auctions’ upcoming sale.
SCP auctions will present the Chuck Daly Estate Collection in its August sale, complete with Dream Team-sign basketballs, personal notes, Olympic torch and artifacts from his coaching days with the Detroit Pistons.
SCP Auctions will showcase items for its august auction during the National Sports Collectors Convention, including jerseys from Ted Williams and Ernie Banks and Olympic and championship relics.
SCP Auctions will offer a 1968 Ernie Banks Cubs jersey in its August Mid-Summer Classic. Completely unknown to the collecting community, it has rested quietly for more than 40 years in the possession of a Cubs-loving family by the name of the Bermans.
An early Mantle Bat ($242,209) and 1952 jersey ($227,856) worn by The Mick paced bidding in SCP Auctions Spring Premier. In all, the 1,300 lots totaled $4.1 million for the company.
The 1957 rookie contract Jim Brown signed with the Cleveland Browns is currently up for auction through SCP Auctions. Bidding ends April 25.
The document was prepared in 1933 and includes the formal signature of the famous slugger.
The highlights of SCP Auctions’ Spring Premier are many and deep, with many lots expected to bring six figures, including Mickey Mantle’s 1952 Yankees jersey, John Wooden’s sweater and Jimmie Foxx’s Tour of Japan uniform.