A game-used Derek Jeter bat from 20212 and a pair of Shohei Ohtani’s cleats from his historic 2022 season are among the items in Fanatics Auctions latest event.
The Jeter bat carries a silver signature on the barrel.
Also in the auction is a framed, serial numbered Mickey Mantle signed jersey, a game-used Yankees road jersey worn by CC Sabathia dating to his final season of 2019 and an Ohtani signed baseball numbered to 17 with a Kanji signature.
Among the 250 lots are numerous signed tickets including one from Bryce Harper’s first home run game in 2012, the 3,000 hit games of Cal Ripken Jr. and Miguel Cabrera, a signed ticket from Tom Brady’s University of Michigan debut in September of 1996 and a Super Bowl XIII ticket autographed by Terry Bradshaw.
There are several trading cards in the auction including a Cale Makar 2019-20 Upper Deck Black Diamond ’96-97 Tribute Diamond Pure Black 1/1 as well as signed autographed Rookie Tandem cards from Jack and Quinn Hughes and Carter Hart/Jordan Binnington that were part of 2019-20 Upper Deck Ultimate Collection.
Items close daily from 10/23 – 10/26 at FanaticsAuctions.com.
The catchers’ gear and cleats worn by Baltimore Orioles rookie Adley Rutschman in last summer’s MLB All-Star Game closed Monday night in a Fanatics charity auction. His batting gloves from the Home Run Derby were set to sell Monday night.
Rutschman will autograph and inscribe the items for the winning bidder with proceeds donated to Friends of Baseball, which helps make baseball programs available to kids in underserved communities across the country.
Altan Insights has released its third quarter report on the sports card and memorabilia market, offering some year-over-year and quarter-over-quarter analysis based on auctions and other data.
CGC Cards says it is entering a strategic partnership with social commerce platform District to offer CGC-certified cards through the company’s marketplace.
The deal gives CGC a dedicated marketplace on District for dealers of its certified cards.
District is a social commerce platform that enables users to launch their own marketplace in “districts” made up of various interests and hobbies. There are currently 176 sports card-related “districts” on the platform with over 19,000 listings.
Using the District platform, card collectors can showcase, sell and buy cards authenticated and graded by CGC Cards from CGC Authorized Dealers.
“District has become an important tool for dealers and collectors who are looking for a convenient, user-friendly marketplace to help them showcase their CGC-certified cards,” said Steven R. Eichenbaum, CEO of the Certified Collectibles Group.
More information is available here.