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Secretariat ’73 shoe fetches $36,653

BOHEMIA, N.Y. — Secretariat’s race-worn horseshoe from 1973 sold for $36,653 in Leland’s July 17 auction. The racing shoe was sent to Buck Peters, official photographer for Phillip Morris at the 1973 Marlboro Cup by Secretariat’s owner, Penny Chenery. The shoe was likely worn...

Howe jersey from ’60s fetches $45,988

SOUTH MILWAUKEE, Wisc. — Gordie Howe’s game-worn Red Wings jersey from the mid to late 1960s sold for $45,988 in an auction closed July 7 by MEARS. Other top jerseys that sold were Nolan Ryan’s Astros home gamer for $9,093 and Bill Bradley’s home New York Knicks jersey for...

1992 Cowboys Super Bowl ring: $15,440

LAS VEGAS — A 1992 Dallas Cowboys Super Bowl ring sold for $15,440 in an auction organized by Richard Albersheim. The sale ended June 7. The ring was owned by Curvin Richards. A cut signature by football hall of famer Joe Carr sold for $9,703. Two signed contracts also drew...

Ruth bat, Feller ball highlight sales

SOUTH MILWAUKEE, Wisc. — A Babe Ruth game bat from the 1920s primarily sold for $19,501 in a MEARS auction that closed May 30. A Ty Cobb bat dated from 1916-’21 sold for $9,093. Bob Hyland’s 1968 Super Bowl II ring from his personal collection sold for $13,022. Also, a ball used...

Hakeem’s litho $75,020

WEST BERLIN, N.J. — Hakeem Olajuwon’s personal lithograph of the NBA’s 50 Greatest Players sold for $75,020 in a sale by Goldin Auctions. The sale ended early May 10. In other items Goldin auction, jewelry attracted pricing that more than tripled minimum bids. A New York Giants...

Berra bat from ’50s fetches $23,565

SOUTH MILWAUKEE, Wisc. — A game-used Yogi Berra bat, dated to the 1950s sold for $23,565 in an MEARS auction that closed April 4. The Louisville Slugger bat was signed. Other game-used bats fared well in the sale. A game-used bat from the late Ernie Banks sold for $8,256; a 1985...

Babe Ruth Day ball: $28,159

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — A ball from Babe Ruth Day in Syracuse, N.Y., on July 6, 1938, signed by Ruth on the Sweet Spot, sold for $28,159 on March 29 at a sale organized by Iconic Auctions. The auction also featured a Michael Jordan home Bulls jersey purportedly from the 1998 NBA...

’79 Thurman Munson uniform: $45,000

WATCHUNG, N.J. — A  1979 Thurman Munson home Yankees uniform, jersey and pants, sold for $45,000 in a Robert Edward Auctions event that closed April 25.  The lot, among other Munson lots, came from the Yankee great’s family. Collectors of player contracts found abundant...

Schmidt uniform sells for $15,757; ’36 Packers ball

SOUTH MILWAUKEE — Mike Schmidt’s 1979 game-worn home uniform sold for $15,757 during a MEARS auction that ended Jan. 31. The item sold after 23 bids. In other top items, A 1936 team-signed ball from the world champion Green Bay Packers that year sold for $8,892. It contained 28...

1944 Negro Leaguers album page: $27,500

SILVER SPRING, Md. — A 1944 album page signed by Negro Leaguers Josh Gibson, Jud Wilson, Ray Brown and Roy Campanella hammered for $27,500 in a Huggins & Scott auction. The sale ended early Feb. 13. A single-signed Eddie Collins baseball sold for $15,000. Among other items...