SCP Auctions has released a video that includes an interview with John Hamilton, whose Newport Sports Museum held one of the top collections of game-worn and game-used memorabilia. The museum is closing as Hamilton begins to liquidate his long-time collection that features signed jerseys and more items he acquired through associations with some legendary players and their teams.
Hamilton has partnered with the auction company to conduct the sale of the museum’s contents including dozens of game-worn jerseys dating back to the 1920’s.
The collection will be sold off through four auctions, the first of which begins this Wednesday and closes May 17, among them:
- 1956 Stan Musial
- 1962 Warren Spahn
- 1964 Bob Gibson
- 1965 Sandy Koufax
- 1966 Don Drysdale
- 1967 Hank Aaron
- 1971 Jim Palmer
- 1973 Nolan Ryan
- 1945 Mickey Owen satin Brooklyn Dodgers
The third Southern California Sports Collectors show is set for this Saturday, May 3 at Junipero Serra High School in Gardena, CA.
Organizers say they will have 40 tables of primarily vintage sports cards and memorabilia. However, there are plans for a box break in the afternoon hosted by Wax Czar and some new products and cards will be available.
The group began hosting shows last year to help fill a void in the area while trying to recapture some of the feel of card shows from years ago.
Parking and admission are free. A few dealer tables remain at $95 each. Show hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The Baseball Card Exchange will host a free autograph signing with former Chicago Cubs pitcher Milt Pappas, and White Sox great Carlos May, on Saturday, May 17.
The free autograph signing at the company’s new brick-and-morter store at 2412 US Highway 41 in Schererville, IN will begin at 4pm and last until 6pm. For each autograph, customers must make a donation of two non-perishable food items. If customers would like an autograph from both Milt Pappas and Carlos May, then four total items must be donated. Monetary donations are also accepted. All donations are going to Alicia’s House food pantry.
Customers may bring their own items to be signed. Baseball Card Exchange will have photos, baseballs, and mini-helmets available for purchase.
Alicia’s House has fed over 110,000 individuals and has distributed over 1,350,000 pounds of food since their beginning in 2001.