For SCD columnist T.J. Schwartz, the move to the West Coast as a young adult provided unique opportunities to meet some big-time athletes. The comedy writer/cabbie shares a couple of priceless stories from his past.
Heritage Auctions is used to big sports memorabilia sales. The October auction is one of the companies largest in size, and highlights include a Mickey Mantle game-used All-Star bat, a ticket to Fenway’s grand opening and A 1973 Tom Seaver game-used jersey.
SCD Columnist Ross Forman provides his take on the National Convention, from the memorabilia on display to the autograph guests and everything in between.
With the first sale of the year in the books, Legendary Auctions looks forward to a big 2012. If the first auction with the Dreier Collection is any indication, it’s going to be fun. Here are the results from March.
Grey Flannel’s Winter Classics Auction tops $1.1 million, with a Mickey Mantle gamer leading the way at $114,000. A lot commemorating Wilt’s 100-point game, complete with scorer’s sheet, program and press ticket, topped ut at $108,000.