Lelands Opens Olympic Division

Lelands has hired a long-time Olympic memorabilia expert to head a new division of the company, focusing on the Winter and Summer Games.

Sale of Mint Clemente Rookie to Proceed After Challenge

A legal tussle between competing auction companies went before a New York judge Thursday.

1985 Kentucky Derby Owner’s Trophy Paces Lelands Auction

No shortage of gold in a Kentucky Derby owner’s trophy. This one sold for $188,305, outpacing Babe Ruth and Jackie Robinson items in the Lelands catalog.

Jim Craig’s ‘Miracle on Ice’ Memorabilia for Sale

The 1980 U.S. Olympic hockey hero’s game-Used Jerseys from the historic Soviet and Finland wins and the iconic American flag that draped his shoulders are part of the deal.

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.

Deflategate Game-Used Football Highlights Lelands Auction

A ball used during the playoff game that resulted in sanctions against the New England Patriots joins Bobby Orr’s 1971 All-Star jersey and other items.

1940s A.L. Document Disparaging Negro League Players Up for Bid

A document at auction this week reveals a “don’t rock the boat” philosophy and a short-sighted opinion on the skills of Negro League players in the 1940s.

Shoeless Joe Jackson’s Scrapbooks Hit Auction Block

Three large scrapbooks compiled by Joe Jackson, one containing an eye-opening note pre-dating the Black Sox scandal, join a rare Honus Wagner card at Lelands.

Lelands Countersues Over Brown Ring

The battle over ownership of Jim Brown’s 1964 NFL Championship ring continues with a lawsuit filed against the former Cleveland Browns great.

Ted Williams Uniform Sells for $137,274

Other items sold in the Lelands auction included those for a Cassius Clay/Sonny Liston fight ticket and other items.

Notebook: Brown Sues; Olbermann on Mastro; Baseball Exhibit; New Beckett Hire

Jim Brown sues over his championship ring, Keith Olbermann talks about Bill Mastro, a huge baseball exhibit winds down and Beckett adds a new VP.

Jim Brown’s ’64 Championship Ring, Williams Uniform, More in Lelands Auction

The auction also features a Willie Mays game jacket, Cy Young handwritten letter, Hank Aaron glove and a car you’ve got to see to believe.

T206 Wagner, Jackie Robinson Rookie Trophy Bring Combined $1 Million+

A T206 Honus Wagner and Jackie Robinson’s original 1947 Rookie of the Year trophy were among the items sold by Lelands.

Ramblings: Pieces of History or Sacrilege?

Rich Klein catches up with Josh Evans of Lelands at the National where the discussion is about why it’s OK for parts from one plane crash to be in a Hall of Fame but Roberto Clemente’s plane is off limits.

Selling on Pawn Stars

Chicago-based collector and pizza restaurant owner Joe Aurelio packed up a piece of his collection and headed to Vegas where he was picked to appear on Pawn Stars.

$4.4 Million Babe Ruth Jersey Loaned to Hall of Fame for Display

We still don’t know who he is, but the buyer of the most expensive piece of sports memorabilia ever sold wasted little time deciding what to do with it. The 1920 era Babe Ruth game worn jersey is heading for the Baseball Hall of Fame.

1962 Hank Aaron Uniform Sells for $85,237

One of the best Hank Aaron uniforms in existence, old Gordie Howe and Casey Stengel jerseys and Mike Tyson’s first title trunks paced a weekend auction.

Lou Gehrig Day Signed Photo Brings $108,169

A remarkable–and perhaps unique– autographed copy of the famous Lou Gehrig Day farewell speech has changed hands at auction.

1959 Game Worn Killebrew Jersey Up for Bid

A 52-year-old Washington Senators jersey donned by Harmon Killebrew is on the auction block.

Early Ruth Bat; Late Career Cap Bring Bids

A bat from the earliest days of Babe Ruth’s major league career and a cap from his final season were among the big ticket items in a recent auction.