The jersey Kirby Puckett was wearing when he hit his famous walk-off home run in Game 6 of the 1991 World Series sold for $158,430 Thursday night as part of an auction of career memorabilia consigned by the late Hall of Famer’s family.
Puckett wore the jersey throughout much of the ’91 season including the All-Star Game.
His homer sent the series against the Atlanta Braves to Game 7, which they ultimately won.
VSA Auctions also sold his 1986 Gold Glove, a game-worn glove from early in his career and over 150 other items.
Former Ohio State and NFL linebacker Chris Spielman auctioned his 1986 Big Ten championship ring for $6,200 on eBay this week, the latest item from his personal collection he’s using as a fundraiser for those who’ve lost their jobs due to the pandemic.
Earlier this month, Spielman sold his 1984 Big Ten championship ring for $12,000, a game-worn, autographed Cleveland Browns jersey for $1,525, a game-worn Buffalo Bills jersey for $1,125,as his personal 1994 All-Madden Team leather jacket for $2,565, a Detroit Lions uniform and his ’94 Pro Bowl watch for $2,500, and a game-worn signed Browns jersey and helmet for $1,525.
The Fox NFL analyst is distributing the auction proceeds among those who are in need, dishing out several winners each Friday in coordination with his Spielman & Hooley “We Tackle Life” podcast.
NBA Auctions is selling the shooting shirts and warmup pants from this year’s All-Star Game.
They’re among the last pieces of memorabilia from the contests that took place in Chicago.
Minimum bids open at $100 with the auctions scheduled to run through May 14.
Fourteen pairs of Game-Used Shoes worn by Spencer Dinwiddie, Mo Bamba, Landry Shamet, Gordon Hayward, Lauri Markkanen, C.J. McCollum, Joe Harris, Nassir Little, P.J. Washington, Jared Dudley, Kevin Porter Jr., Tim Hardaway Jr., and Kendrick Nunn are now up for bid at MeiGray Auctions.
Markkanen’s shoes are the Christmas-themed LeBron 11s he wore December 23 when he scored 31 points in a win over the Cavs.
The auction ends Thursday, May 7.