More vintage jerseys from the Delbert Mickel Collection are slated to hit the auction block later this fall. SCP Auctions says it will have flannels from Hank Aaron, Willie Mays, Stan Musial, Brooks Robinson and Pete Rose and others as part of its Fall Premier Auction.
The Musial jersey dates from his MVP season of 1946, when the Cardinals won the World Series. The Aaron jersey dates from the 1968-69 time frame and is autographed. The Mays jersey includes a set of matching pants and both flannels from the 1968 Giants season have been signed. The Robinson jersey is a home flannel from the Baltimore’s 1966 World Series championship season while the Rose Reds jersey is a rare one-year style worn in 1967 that’s been signed and dated by the all-time hits leader.
A. Delbert Mickel was an Arkansas attorney and long-time collector who died in 2012. According to SCP, Mickel boasted some of the best quality authentic jerseys known in the hobby. Mickel was a huge baseball fan whose collecting pursuits began long before hobby evolved into what it has become.
In April, SCP offered 54 jerseys from the Mickel Collection including a 1964 Bob Gibson Cardinals shirt that sold for $60,667, a 1967 Aaron road flannel which brought $45,578 and a 1962 Warren Spahn road jersey from 1962 that garnered $34,243. All of the uniforms were signed by the player.
Bidding will begin November 19 and close December 6 at SCPAuctions.com.