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.
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.
While picking up an award, Cal Ripken Jr. took time for a tour of the Louisville Slugger Factory and Museum.
The Ironman swings a bat once used by the man whose iconic record he broke. Cal Ripken and Lou Gehrig connect through a historic artifact coming to auction.
A buyer snaps up a 1927 Lou Gehrig bat for more than $200,000 while an Ernie Banks jersey from the almost magical 1969 Cubs season also sold for big bucks.