As the year winds down, we’re taking a look at the top selling sports cards and memorabilia sold through major auction companies in 2018.
The company once again partnered with the NFL for one of the year’s first major catalog sales, the Super Bowl LII Auction in Minneapolis. In July, it was off to Washington, D.C. for the All-Star FanFest Auction, held the day of the game and in November, it was the 15th annual Louisville Slugger Factory & Museum Auction.
Here’s a list of the top 10 selling items at Hunt Auctions:
Babe Ruth model bat (1918-1920) (All-Star Auction) $117,000
Mel Ott autographed professional model bat as presented to former National League President Chub Feeney (Louisville Slugger Auction) $88,125
Joe Jackson autographed baseball, circa 1938 (Louisville Slugger Auction) $75,611
Ted Williams autographed professional model glove (Louisville Slugger Auction) $70,500
Dick Groat 1960 World Series home uniform (Louisville Slugger Auction) $61,687
Mickey Mantle professional model Yankees game cap (All-Star Auction) $58, 750
Babe Ruth photograph by Paul Thompson circa 1921 (All-Star Auction) $49,350
Super Bowl LI game used football (Super Bowl Auction) $41,125
Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig large autographed photo circa 1929-30 (All-Star Auction) $41,125
Dick Groat 1960 National League Most Valuable Player award (Louisville Slugger Auction) $40,566