Join to get Daily Sports Collecting News in your inbox!

Collector’s Love of Baseball Lives On After Sudden Passing

Ernie Banks Cubs jersey 1969

An awful disease claimed Bill Riddell’s life but he had already made arrangements for his 30-year collection, some of which was sold last weekend.

T206 Wagner Brings $403,664, 1952 Mantle Sets New Mark

Honus Wagner T206 SCP Auctions

A T206 Honus Wagner had the share the spotlight with a huge price attained by a PSA 8 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle in SCP Auctions’ Fall Premier early Sunday.

Rare Ernie Banks Game Jersey on Record Pace?

1969 Ernie Banks Cubs jersey

One of only a few surviving Ernie Banks game-used jerseys is on the auction block.

Malzahn Sweater Auction to Benefit Managers on a Mission

Iron Bowl 2013 Gus Malzahn sweater

Gus Malzah’s sweater vest from the instant classic that was the 2013 Iron Bowl could sell for big bucks for a charity run by a group of student managers.

Aaron, Mays, Musial Jerseys Highlight Mickel Collection, Part 2

Cardinals 1946 jersey Stan Musial

More vintage jerseys and uniforms from one of the Delbert Mickel Collection, including several Hall of Famers, will come to auction this fall.

Notes: Gehrig Watch Sells, Jeter HR Ball Brings $12K

Lou Gehrig Yankees Watch

Lou Gehrig’s 1928 World Series watch and one of Derek Jeter’s last home run balls are sold.

Moores Trophy, Vintage Heisman Replica Top SCP Auction

John Moores Trophy

Nearly $3 million of memorabilia was sold in the auction, including items from the Helms Foundation Collection and an autographed cabinet card once owned by Cy Young.

Gehrig Watch, Signed Cy Topping SCP Auction

Lou Gehrig Yankees Watch

The 1928 World Series watch given to Lou Gehrig and a signed Cy Young photo that once belonged to the Hall of Fame pitcher lead bidding in the auction, set to close Saturday.

Over 3,500 T206 Cards Including Wagner Coming to Auction

PSA 1 T206 Honus Wagner PSA 1

A previously ungraded T206 Honus Wagner card headlines a massive hoard of over 3,500 T206 cards from a one-owner collection set to be auctioned this fall.

At the NSCC: Autographed Cleveland Spiders Photos Once Owned by Cy Young

Pifer and Becker autographed Cy Young photo

A look at some Cleveland Spiders 1893 Pifer & Becker cabinet photos that once belonged to Hall of Fame pitcher Cy Young set to be sold at auction.

News and Notes: Lawsuit Over Photos; NFL Player’s Stuff Missing; Burdick Letter

Little Rock

A lawsuit over a major collection of negatives, police hunt a thief in South Carolina, a Jeff Burdick letter is up for grabs, recalling Hoyt Wilhelm and more.

Historic Early Helms Hall of Fame Collection Set for Auction

Game used Herb Pennock glove 1927 World Series

Sports artifacts from America’s first ‘Hall of Fame’ museum including a circa 1955 Heisman Trophy, join items from Jack Dempsey, Herb Pennock and others.

Babe’s Last Gift From Yankees, Koufax Jersey Top SCP Catalog Bidding

1965 Sandy Koufax Dodgers game worn jersey

Satchel Paige’s Hall of Fame ring and a 1965 Sandy Koufax game-worn jersey set new records in SCP Auctions’ sale, which also included a family heirloom from Babe Ruth.

Bidding Opens for Babe’s Last Gift from Yanks

Babe Ruth pocket watch Yankee Stadium 1948

A pocket watch given to a dying Babe Ruth on his final visit to Yankee Stadium is officially on the block as his grandson discusses what was a special graduation gift.

Notes: Video Shows Newport Collection; SoCal Show; BBCE’s Charity Autograph Session

Hamiltonjerseys

A huge collection of historic jerseys hits auction block; an upcoming show in southern California and a canned food for autographs drive this Saturday.

Major Collection of Game Worn Jerseys, Gear Heading to Auction

Delbert Mickel baseball memorabilia

The late Delbert Mickel Collection of game-worn jerseys including numerous Hall of Fame players, will be sold by SCP Auctions beginning next month.

Watch Given to Babe Ruth at Last Stadium Appearance Coming to Auction

Babe Ruth pocket watch Yankee Stadium 1948

A gold pocket watch presented by the New York Yankees to Babe Ruth during his last appearance at Yankee Stadium has been consigned to auction by his family.

Jesse Owens Olympic Gold Medal Sells for Record $1.47 Million

Jesse Owens

A Jesse Owens Olympic Gold Medal from the 1936 Games in Germany sold for more than any Olympic item ever early Sunday. Other top lots included items froma private collection of Jackie Robinson memorabilia.

Jesse Owens Medal, Jackie Robinson Bats Heat Up as Bidding Winds Down

Jesse Owens 1936 Gold  Medal

Bidding for a 1936 Jesse Owens Olympic gold medal has reached $336,000 and a pair of important Jackie Robinson bats are also drawing a crowd as a major catalog auction heads for the finish.

Goose Gossage, Warren Moon Selling Memorabilia

Yankees 1978 World Series ring Rich Gossage

Hall of Famers Goose Gossage and Warren Moon have consigned awards, trophies and other memorabilia to SCP Auctions. They’ll be on the block beginning later this month.