Historic pro model bats, vintage signed baseballs and rare old pennants are part of the mix at the 2015 Louisville Slugger Factory and Museum Auction set for this weekend.
David Hunt visits Squawk Box to talk about the sports memorabilia business and show off some of the items in this year’s FanFest Auction in Cincinnati.
Eighteen items from the Hall of Fame slugger including his 1987 N.L. MVP Award, 1982 Gold Glove and historic home run baseballs will be offered by Goldin Auctions.
A Red Sox fan and sports collector caught the ball hit by Alex Rodriguez for his 660th home run. He’s mulling his options.
A photo showing Babe Ruth shaking hands with Lou Gehrig after a titanic blast in the 1927 World Series leads off RMY Auctions’ January event.
Several game-used Oscar Taveras items from the start of the late player’s big league career and his two minor league championship rings will be sold.
Artifacts and records from a former minor league executive and manager dating back decades are hitting the auction block in Alabama.
Helen Gonzales won the starting pitcher’s jersey during the Nationals’ ‘shirt off our backs’ game, but Jordan Zimmermann’s no-hitter changed things.
Those concave coins produced by the U.S. Mint in conjunction with the Baseball Hall of Fame have been a huge hit–whether carrying authentic signatures or not.
Chick Galloway, once one of the finest infielders in baseball, died in 1969. His son-in-law put his baseball memorabilia in storage and it stayed there until recently.
A list of the coolest sports cards and collectibles that don’t all cost an arm and a leg.
Some one-of-a-kind and fresh to market memorabilia from the career of Hall of Fame pitcher Lefty Grove are in Collect Auctions’ upcoming event.
A three decade collection of baseball memorabilia sitting in an old home that served as a St. Louis dental office is destroyed by fire.
MEARS offers up some historic sports pieces in its latest auction–including the entire photo archive of a Florida newspaper.
The only known surviving program from a Boston Elks dinner honoring Mike “King” Kelly is attracting some national attention as bidding heads for the finish line, already into six figures.
TV viewers in Philadelphia got a good look at some of the rare baseball memorabilia in this Saturday’s Louisville Slugger Auction.
You won’t find a Roger Maris plaque at the Baseball Hall of Fame. He’s never been inducted. But you’ll find a special exhibit on the 50th anniversary of his record-breaking year. Finding Maris memorabilia at Cooperstown shops isn’t quite as easy.
CNBC discusses the state of the sports memorabilia market as Hunt Auctions shows off The Babe’s prison bat and other cool stuff.
Budget problems have separated Ernie Harwell’s collection from its curator not long after the Detroit Public Museum took charge of the memorabilia the late broadcaster wanted to share with fans.