Nope, there won’t be any T206 Wagners or autographed Goudey Babe Ruth cards in the latest Mile High Card Company auction, but with over 700 lots available, it’s easily the largest MHCC Extra Innings offering in the company’s history. The auction is now open for bidding and concludes on Wednesday, October 30.
Headlining the online catalog is a 1951 Bowman #253 Mickey Mantle PSA 1 rookie card. Other significant, modestly graded cards up for grabs include a 1949 Bowman #50 Jackie Robinson PSA 2 GOOD, 1909-11 T206 Sweet Caporal 350/30 Ty Cobb Red Portrait PSA 1.5 FR, a 1986-87 Fleer Michael Jordan PSA 7 NM and a 1954 Topps #94 Ernie Banks rookie PSA 4 VG-EX.
Sets, near sets and quality “shoebox” collections include a 1966 Topps baseball set, a 1955 Topps near set (177/206) with Clemente and Koufax, a 1968 Topps Baseball near set (597/598), and numerous groups of 1950s and 60s cards.
There’s also a 1964 Topps Giants pack and dozens of stars and rookie cards from all sports.
MHCC’s next major catalog auction will be in December.
MeiGray Auctions is offering some game-worn items from number one draft pick Jack Hughes as part of a special auction of New Jersey Devils memorabilia.
A warmup jersey from Hughes’ debut earlier this month is up for grabs along with a helmet and goal puck from the pre-season.
A helmet worn by Nico Hischier in his NHL debut in October of 2017 is also being offered.
Some older Devils items up for bid include jerseys worn by Martin Brodeur and Jaromir Jagr and a 2003-04 Scott Stevens helmet.
The auction runs through November 7 at MeiGrayAuctions.com.
If you can’t make it to Houston or D.C. to take in a World Series game, you can still buy the program.
This year’s edition features Alex Bregman and Max Scherzer on the cover. It’s 250 pages long with stories, lineups, photos and Q&A sessions with some famous big league names.
You can pick it up through the MLB Shop for $15.
Dan Wallach was tending bar in Chicago. Now, he’s taking over as the director of the Joe Jackson Museum in Shoeless’ hometown of Greenville, SC.
A collector, Wallach spoke with the Chicago Sun-Times about how he got his dream job, his plans for the quiet little museum, which is closing over the winter and moving a short distance away.