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O.J. Simpson ready to sign?

Bruce Fromong, both friend to and victim of O.J. Simpson, offered testimony July 20 to help spring him from jail. Fromong’s one-time memorabilia client in the 1990s became a victim in 2007 at the Palace Station Hotel, when Simpson entered a room to recover autographed memorabilia...

Full run of All-Star game tickets

DALLAS — A complete run of baseball All-Star Game tickets, from 1933 to 2016, is on the block in Heritage Auctions’ Aug. 19-20 sale. This lot of 137 tickets is from a single collector and includes tickets from all Home Run Derby and workout events. There are duplicates from the...

Next Simpson hearing July 20

CARSON CITY, Nev. — This fall, O.J. Simpson will have served the minimum nine-year sentence for armed robbery, kidnapping and other felony charges in an incident in a Las Vegas hotel with two sports memorabilia dealers. The parole board that will hear Juice’s appeal for release...

Clemente items at Miami FanFest

MIAMI — The family of Roberto Clemente is auctioning hundreds of items, including the late Hall of Fame outfielder’s 1971 World Series ring and a 1966 game-worn Pirates road jersey at a July 11 auction being conducted by Hunt Auctions. The sale is part of the All-Star Game...

Ted Williams bat: $11,004

SOUTH MILWAUKEE — Vintage bats were the biggest sellers in the most recent MEARS Auction. A Ted Williams gamer sold for $11,004; a Babe Ruth from the 1920s sold for $10,760; and a Tris Speaker with a taped handle from the mid-1920s fetched $3,768 and a Bill Wambsganss from...

Sultan of Sales: Ruth items fetch $4.5M

BOHEMIA, New York — Babe Ruth’s 1927 World Series ring sold for about $2.1 million and his contract that moved him from the Red to the Yankees for more than $2.3 million in a Leland’s auction that ended July 1. The items were consigned by bad boy “Wild Thing” actor...

Brady’s stolen SB jerseys found

BOSTON — Tom Brady’s stolen Super Bowl jersey was found March 19 with the help of a 19-year-old Patriots fan and collector. Dylan Wagner had sold an item to Martin Mauricio Ortega, a former executive with Diario La Prensa, a Mexican news organization, with credentials to the NFL...

Steel Curtain team items top encyclopedic sale

BOHEMIA, N.Y. — Leland’s March 17 auction, with 1,278 lots, but a ton of lots in what must be a three-pound catalog, features a vast collection of Pittsburgh Steelers jerseys from the Terry Bradshaw era. Dwight White, Rocky Bleier, L.C. Greenwood, Rod Woodson —...

Mickey Mantle jersey for 535 gets $486,000

DALLAS — Mickey Mantle’s 1968 game-worn jersey attributed to his 535th career home run sold for $486,000 during a recent Heritage Auctions sale. The auction ended Feb. 26. The item was second highest grossing item in the sale, one of 28 six-figure items on the $12 million night....

Brady, pens in hand, begins a busy off-season

HOUSTON — Super Bowl LI was won the moment the New England Patriots called “Heads” at the end of regulation. The Patriots took the ball. Tom Brady jogged onto the field for overtime. Boom. Game over. And now his five Super Bowls rings with the Patriots, including four MVPs, will...