Heritage Auctions is offering a collection of more than 30 Michael Jordan tickets in its newly launched Sports Showcase Auction, but it goes beyond a few major career highlights and milestones.
The group of more than 30 different charts Jordan’s career, with one from his first appearance in the annual Blue-White North Carolina scrimmage game in his 1981 freshman season to an unused ticket from his Hall of Fame induction in 2009.
The top piece is a stub from his 1984 NBA debut against the Washington Bullets on October 26, 1984, graded 2 by PSA. It’s expected to sell for $60,000 or more by the time bidding closes later this month.
One of the 23 encapsulated stubs from that game sold for $99,000 at auction four months ago, while the only know full ticket sold for $468,000.
There’s another stub from Jordan’s first preseason game in Peoria, IL rated Authentic that should sell for $15,000 or more.
The stub from Jordan’s first organized scrimmage game as a North Carolina Tarheel on Nov. 7, 1981 and another from his first college game later that month against Kansas are the only copies that have been examined by PSA.
There’s a stub from Jordan’s first NBA All-Star Game in 1985, a signed ducat from the Bulls’ 70th win in 1996 and one from the first meeting between Jordan and Kobe Bryant the following season.
Numerous stubs date to Jordan’s Carolina playing days while others date to regular season contests during his Bulls career. There’s also one stub from the 1984 Olympic Trials.
Bidding is set to run through June 25.