The NBA MVP award earned by Dave Cowens in 1973 was the top selling item in the Basketball Hall of Fame auction, with a host of vintage NBA and ABA jerseys also bringing big bucks.
Game-worn goods from some hoops Hall of Famers led the way in the annual auction at Springfield.
They won’t say who, but the 1956 Yogi Berra Yankees uniform sold for over $500,000 last week by Grey Flannel Auctions was purchased by a private collector. The uniform is believed to have been the same one worn by Berra while catching the 1956 World Series perfect game thrown by Don Larsen. The coffee pot [...]
A complete uniform worn by Hall of Famer Steve Carlton during his finest big league season was one of the major targets in Huggins & Scott’s latest catalog auction. The 1972 Phillies jersey and pants had been virtually untouched in the 38 years since Carlton wore it while winning the National League Cy Young award. [...]
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Readers of one of the first American sports publications couldn’t get enough of it. Today’s collectors wish more of those early 20th century fans might have taken The Sporting Life up on its offers to put baseball cards in their mailboxes.
A circa-1933 game-used home jersey worn by Lou Gehrig is the pick of the litter in a major sports memorabilia auction.
Hoping to ride the wave of publicity over Barry Bonds’ 715th HR ball, the pitcher who threw #714 has put his entire uniform and glove up for bid.