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Napoli Trade Meant End of Red Sox Collecting Quest

The trading deadline affects collectors too. Mike Napoli’s departure marked the end of one Red Sox super collector’s efforts to chase down his game-worn and game-used items.

Lots Of Sole: Auction Includes LT’s Cleats From Super Bowl XXV

The cleats used by Hall of Fame linebacker Lawrence Taylor in Super Bowl XXV are up for auction and we talk to the teammate who wound up with them that day.

First Man Up: Hank Gowdy Returns from World War I

Not long after fighting the Central Powers in the trenches of France during World War I, a photo at auction shows Hank Gowdy back with the Boston Braves.

Even at 50+, Iron Man McGinnity Was Still Flinging It

Some guys pitch until they no longer can. An original photo of Hall of Famer Joe ‘Iron Man’ McGinnity shows him still in the game at age 51.

Photo of the Day: Mack, McGraw and the First Mid-Summer Classic

Managers for the 1933 All-Star Game help launch a contest that became an American sports staple.

Photo of the Day: Ray Schalk in 1920

One of the few 1919 White Sox players not to wind up as one of the ‘Eight Men Out’, catcher Ray Schalk likely still felt the stress during the investigation.

Photo of the Day: Harding’s First Pitch

Appearing as clear as the day it was printed 93 years ago, a photo of President Harding’s first pitch at the 1922 season opener is on the auction block.

Newly Discovered Gehrig Bat Sells for $436,970

A Lou Gehrig game model bat once kept by a door for homeowner protection and nearly given away, set a new record at auction early Sunday.

Negro Leagues Memorabilia Donated to Institute for Baseball Studies

One man’s collection of signed baseballs featuring Negro League players, along with dozens of other items associated with baseball’s past, have a new home.

Photo of the Day: Classic Gehrig Action Shot

Lou Gehrig’s classic swing is captured in the spring of 1930 with a rare photo now at auction.

Photo of the Day: Dawn of the Lombardi Era

A new attitude had come to Green Bay in the summer of 1959. Vince Lombardi and his staff were about to turn the Packers into a dynasty.

Don Drysdale Career Collection Coming to Auction

The late Hall of Famer’s game-used memorabilia from his time in Brooklyn and Los Angeles have been consigned by his family.

2015 Topps Museum Collection Football Preview

2015 Topps Museum Collection football will arrive at the tail end of the season, offering four hits per box.

New Discovery: 1912 Joe Jackson Photo

A never-before-seen photo of Joe Jackson had sat in a Cleveland newspaper archive for decades. Now it’s starring in a new auction.

Wilt Chamberlain Rookie Jersey Coming to Auction

Tucked away in a private collection for years, a jersey worn by Wilt Chamberlain during his first NBA season has been consigned to SCP Auctions.

Gale Sayers Collection to Highlight Super Bowl 50 Auction

Football great Gale Sayers was on hand as Hunt Auctions revealed items from his collection that will help anchor the Super Bowl 50 auction.

Ruth, DiMaggio, Gehrig Part of Johnny Murphy Collection

Items signed by Yankee greats of the 1930s are part of an historic memorabilia collection from the estate of former player and executive Johnny Murphy.

Rare Ty Cobb Tobacco Tin Leads off Wheatland Auction

Used to hold a brand of plug tobacco that carried the name of the era’s most famous player, one of small number of Ty Cobb tins is on the auction block.

Bobby Orr’s 1972 All-Star Game Jersey Brings $95,433

Orr’s jersey from the game in Minnesota led the Lelands auction which also included autographs from the first Hall of Fame class and a Deflategate ball.

LeBron Finals-Worn Jersey Brings Huge Bucks

The jersey worn by LeBron James during parts of the first two games of the 2015 NBA Finals drew a huge number during an ongoing NBA Auctions event Thursday.