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M116 Sporting Life Cards Uncovered; Heading to Auction

M116 Sporting Life

A Midwestern family uncovered a treasure trove of 1910-11 M116 Sporting Life cards, still in their original envelopes including several Hall of Famers.

1940s Joe DiMaggio Jersey Paces Auction

1942 Joe DiMaggio jersey

A World War II era Yankees jersey once donned by Joe DiMaggio joined a Black Sox team signed ball and Super Bowl rings atop the Goldin Auctions sales list.

Goldin Auctions Sale to Benefit NFL Player and League Charities

Ali-autographs

11 lots on the auction block through February 7 include autographed memorabilia and special sports-related experiences.

Black Sox Memorabilia Up for Grabs

1920 White Sox autographed baseball

A trio of items relating to the infamous 1919 team including a signed baseball, World Series ticket stub and payroll check are at Goldin Auctions.

1942 Joe DiMaggio Jersey Coming to Auction

1942 Joe DiMaggio Yankees game jersey home

Goldin Auctions says it will offer a jersey worn in Joe DiMaggio’s final season before his military enlistment during World War II.

Oscar Taveras Collector Donating Auction Proceeds to Family

Game worn autographed Oscar Taveras cleats

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.

Program From First World Series Hits Auction Block

First World Series program

The completely scored program from the first game of the first ever World Series in 1903 may be in two pieces, but finding another may be futile.

Spurned by Card Shop, Find of 1916 M101-4 Cards Heads to Auction

Joe Jackson 1916 Sporting News card

A rare complete set of 1916 Sporting News baseball cards has been discovered and is expected to bring big bucks when Goldin Auctions offers it next month.

10 Most Valuable Pieces of Derek Jeter Memorabilia

Derek Jeter game bat 1996 World Series

His career now in the rearview mirror, we look back at ten of the most valuable pieces of Derek Jeter memorabilia sold at public auction.

Babe Ruth’s First, Last Yankees Contracts Coming to Auction

Signed Babe Ruth 1934 Yankees contract

Goldin Auctions will offer the first contract Babe Ruth signed as a Yankee–and the last one–in its upcoming catalog sale.

Goldin to Hold Live Auction at 2015 National

NSCC logo

This year’s show is still going on but Goldin Auctions has announced plans to hold a live event at the 2015 National Sports Collectors Convention.

Ruth Centennial Auction Generated $5.3 Million

Babe Ruth Promissory Note

Collectors purchase 1,300+ lots including more than 200 Babe Ruth items in the two-part event.

Babe Ruth’s Red Sox Contract Brings $1.02 Million

Ruth ontract

Babe Ruth’s own 1918 Red Sox player contract, which paid him $5,000 for the season, sold in a special Ruth-centric auction Saturday for $1.02 million.

Ruth, All-Star Auctioneers Get TV Time Ahead of Big Events

1914 Baltimore News Babe Ruth

Ken Goldin and David Hunt show off some of the big ticket items up for grabs right now.

News and Notes: Ruth Items on CNBC, NBA Finals Jerseys at Auction

Autographed Babe Ruth Yankee Stadium ball 1923

CNBC does a segment on the Babe Ruth Centennial auction, items stolen from one St. Louis shop wind up inside another store–in the same mall and the NBA Finals jersey auction heats up.

Ruth Bat Found in Basement Could Fetch $300,000-$500,000

Babe Ruth bat 1916-1918

There’s still stuff hiding in America’s basements. Proof of that in Massachusetts, where an early Babe Ruth bat was discovered and is now at auction.

Babe Ruth’s “First” Yankee Stadium Home Run Baseball Heading to Auction

Babe Ruth signed baseball

A baseball hit by Babe Ruth during Yankee Stadium construction and signed by Babe Ruth has been consigned for auction.

$1.25 Million Autographed Aston Martin Offered at Auction

Autographed Ashton Martin Vanquish

Fifty basketball Hall of Famers have autographed a valuable Aston Martin Vanquish automobile set to go on the auction block.

Goldin: MJ, Family Won’t Dispute Authenticity of North Carolina Items

Michael Jordan North Carolina recruiting letter

Authenticity of the letters sent by Dean Smith and Bill Gutheridge to high school recruit Michael Jordan more than 30 years ago won’t be challenged by MJ or his family according to Goldin Auctions.

Jordan Recruiting Letters to be Displayed at Long Beach Show

Michael Jordan North Carolina recruiting letter

Michael Jordan recruiting letters sent by North Carolina coaches in the late 1970s are set to go on display but MJ’s mom is claiming she has the originals.