Johnny Bench has signed and numbered 389 Official Major League Baseballs, representing each of his career home run, that are being sold for $250 each in support of the team’s Hall of Fame.
Bench also signed 10 additional balls representing each of his postseason home runs and three balls representing his All-Star Game home runs. These home runs, along with select regular season home runs, will be available for auction at a later date.
Each ball comes in a display case and the purchase is stored in the Hall of Fame’s online Home Run Collection Database. More info is available here.
The 2018 Bowman Chrome Prospects Luis Robert 1/1 Superfractor is now graded by PSA (10) and will be sold by Lelands.
The auction company says it will be offered in the upcoming Fall Classic, set to open November 15.
The release of 2020-21 Upper Deck Series One hockey has been pushed back several days. It’s now slated for release November 18. Here’s what the box will look like.
It won’t be surprising to see other 2020-21 products in both hockey and basketball delayed a bit as we go through an off-season that is just starting at a time when the new season would normally be opening up.
NBA Auctions is offering 20 basketballs autographed by members of the 2019-20 draft class.
Signed at the NBA Rookie Premiere in August of 2019, the group includes single signed balls from Zion Williamson, RJ Barrett, Tyler Herro, Coby White and others. There is also a ball containing 40 rookie autographs and another with the trio of drafted Duke players (Williamson, Barrett and Cam Reddish).
Each ball is registered into the NBA and MeiGray Authentication program that also includes signed jerseys and other items sold on the platform.
The auctions continue through November 5.
MeiGray is offering game-issued 2019-20 Philadelphia Flyers gear on its auction website this month.
Dozens of items from the career of the late big league pitcher Jim Konstanty are on display in a special exhibit at the Greater Oneonta (NY) Historical Society.
Konstanty played from 1944-1956 and is the only relief pitcher ever to be named National League Most Valuable Player.
You can learn more about the exhibit, see photos and learn where the items came from here.