The two marquee items of this year’s offering drew national interest and ended well above their respective high estimate ranges.
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.
The jersey, cleats and glove worn by Phillies pitcher Mitch Williams when he surrendered Joe Carter’s 1993 World Series homer are on the auction block.
Football great Gale Sayers was on hand as Hunt Auctions revealed items from his collection that will help anchor the Super Bowl 50 auction.
It has to rank among the great discoveries in hobby history: a 1925 signed Babe Ruth bat given to Chicago’s mayor emerges at an appraisal fair and has been consigned to auction.
Items from the career of Johnny Bench, the bat used by Ted Williams for his last All-Star Game hit and hundreds of other items will be up for bid in Cincinnati.
Citizens Bank Park will host a Hunt Auctions event next month with Harry Kalas’ 2008 World Series ring and hundreds of other lots of Phillies memorabilia on the block.
One of only two surviving bats dating from Joe Jackson’s pre-banishment playing days headlined the February Premier for Hunt Auctions.
A Joe Jackson bat and a mystery proof sheet catch collectors’ eyes at auction, plus autograph hounds at spring training and a vintage cello pack sells for a big price.
A Roberto Clemente jersey that serendipitously wound up on the back of young Pirates prospect Kent Tekulve in 1971 is among more than 1800 lots up for bid.
Consigned just before the opening, a 1960s Johnny Unitas jersey topped all bidding in the Super Bowl XLIX Auction held over the weekend in Phoenix.
Wall Street Journal Moneybeat offers a close-up look at some of the items in this year’s Super Bowl Auction.
Former pro QB Randall Cunningham’s memorabilia collection joins hundreds of other items as Hunt Auctions gets set to kick off the annual Super Bowl event.
The annual live auction at the Slugger Museum and Factory drew a crowd of phone and cyber bidders but also an audience that saw some history change hands.
A remarkable signed and dated photo of one of baseball’s greatest teams is heading to auction this fall.
Ken Goldin and David Hunt show off some of the big ticket items up for grabs right now.
A young boy whose family was close with Lou Gehrig and his wife in the mid-1930’s wound up with a treasure–and a lifelong memory.
Championship rings given to Johnny Pesky and a 19th century presentation bat awarded to Kid Nichols were among the items sold at auction over the weekend.
Game worn jerseys from Peyton Manning, Jim Brown and Sammy Baugh will headline the 2014 Super Bowl Auction live in New York and online.
Pittsburgh sports fans may get a chance to see Bill Mazeroski’s 1960 World Series jersey and bronzed bat after the items were purchased by Thomas Tull, a movie producer who’s also part owner of the Steelers.