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Acquired for Cash…and Chicken…1975 Payton Jersey Goes on Block

Walter Payton Bears jersey 1975

MEARS Online Auctions is offering a jersey from Walter Payton’s rookie year, once obtained for a small amount of cash and a bucket of chicken.

Jim Brown Game Used Jersey Sells for $61,212

Game worn Jim Brown Cleveland Browns jersey

A 1962-63 Jim Brown game jersey featuring wear and even the decades-old smell of sweat joins a Babe Ruth game model bat and over 1,000 other items in MEARS’ latest auction.

Huge Mickey Mantle Collection Headlines MEARS Holiday Auction

Autographed Mickey Mantle baseball Commerce Comet

A Texas man’s Mickey Mantle collection is being sold through MEARS via three different auctions, one of which is just underway.

VIDEO: 60 Minutes Sports Looks Inside the Hobby

60 Minutes Sports logo

A 60 Minutes Sports segment to be aired December 4 tackles the big money game that surrounds game worn and game-used items, autograph signings and more.

Snaring 1970 Kareem, Oscar Jerseys Turned Out to be Wise Move for Equipment Man

Alcindor jersey

A teenager who just wanted something cool to put on his wall while working for the Milwaukee Bucks in the 1970s stands to make some big money when the Oscar Robertson and Lew Alcindor jerseys are sold next month.

Circa 1920 Babe Ruth Bat Sold for $415,000

Babe Ruth 1920 scored baseball bat

A series of ‘scores’ and Louisville Slugger factory records helped verify a 1920 era Babe Ruth bat that recently found a new home.

Record Prices for Gehrig Bat, Banks Jersey

Lou Gehrig 1927 bat

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.

MEARS to Display Historic Bats, Game Worn Uniforms

Hank Aaron Michael Jordan game jerseys

If you’re heading to the National, MEARS’ booth will be a must stop with game used bats from Ruth, Gehrig, Williams, Cobb and more on display.

Pete Maravich New Orleans Jazz Warm-Up Jacket Highlights MEARS Auction

Pete Maravich New Orleans Jazz warmup

At halftime of the final game of his finest pro season, Pete Maravich took off his New Orleans Jazz warmup jacket and a fan won it in a drawing. Now it’s about to fetch thousands at auction. It’s not, however, the only item that comes with a story.

Intriguing Bats Part of MEARS Auction

Trujillo bat

Players today don’t know what ‘pressure’ is.

Signed Game-Used Cobb Bat Enters Hobby

1925 Ty Cobb game used, autographed bat

An upstate New Yorker showed Ty Cobb some day off hospitality and received an autographed bat in return. After 85 years, it’s about to go on the auction block.

MEARS Auction Includes Sporting News Archive Photos

Robin Yount game-worn jersey

Over 700 images dating back decades are part of an auction now underway.

Early Ruth, Keeler Memorabilia Highlight Next SCP Auction

1933 Goudey Nap Lajoie

Wee Willie Keeler’s diary, game-used bats from early 20th century legends and other vintage memorabilia and cards will be up for bid.

MEARS Partners with Reggie Jackson for Opening

Reggie Jackson

Hosting, signing and even helping authenticate his own items, Mr. October will be busy when MEARS cuts the ribbon on its new facility.