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Red Pollard’s Seabiscuit saddle fetches $104,260

BOHEMIA, N.Y — Red Pollard’s Seabiscuit saddle sold for $104,260 in an auction organized by Leland’s. The sale ended Jan. 16. The legendary horse’s shoes from the unforgettable War Admiral match race and Santa Anita handicap sold for $35,311. A program from that duel at Pimlico...

Johnny Unitas jersey fetches $90,000

PHOENIX, Ariz. — Johnny Unitas’s game-used home jersey from circa 1967 hammered for $90,000 during this year’s Super Bowl memorabilia sale organized by Hunt Auctions. The Unitas jersey was the first of two exceptional jerseys offered from exceptional players. A Jim Brown...

Willie Mays ’67 glove: $13,317

SOUTH MILWAUKEE, Wisc. — Willie Mays’ game-used MacGregor glove from 1967 sold for $13,317 on 23 bids in a MEARS auction that ended Jan. 4. The sale took 23 bids. The glove was signed by with the notation, “My Gamer — Willie Mays — 1967.” Another glove in the auction was an Eddie...

Mark Messier jersey hammers for $3,000

SILVER SPRING, Md. — A game-used Mark Messier road New York Rangers sweater sold for $3,000 in a Huggins & Scott Auction that ended Dec. 11. The jersey was signed. The sale also featured a shellacked baseball from the 1931 Japan Tour, signed by Gehrig, Cochrane, Grove, Al...

’49 Robinson bat gets $201,851

LAGUNA NIGUEL, Calif. – One of two known Jackie Robinson game-used bats from 1949 sold early Dec. 7 for $201,851 in an auction organized by SCP Auction. Among other big ticket items were three jerseys by baseball Hall of Famers whose histories began in the Negro Leagues. Ernie...

Joe Namath jersey: $38,006

SOUTH MILWAUKEE — A Joe Namath home, game-used jersey, possibly his last durene jersey, sold for $38,006 in a MEARS auction that ended Nov. 29. A Roy Campanella game-used bat from the mid-1950s sold for $19,501; and a Jack Ham Steelers home game jersey with repairs and a letter...

Jimmie Foxx-signed ball sells for $13,288

NEW HYDE PARK, N.Y. — A single-signed Jimmie Foxx ball sold for $13,288 in an auction held by EAC Gallery. The sale ended the first week of November. A signed program from the inaugural 1939 Hall of Fame game, with signatures by Ty Cobb, Babe Ruth, Cy Young and Walter Johnson. Cy...

’66 England World Cup medals sell, one for $216,000

LONDON — The 1966 World Cup medal won by England back Ray Wilson sold Nov. 11 for $216,000 in an auction organized by Graham Budd Auctions. A Cup medal minted for English team member Jimmy Greaves sold for about $70,000. Greaves, who scored 44 goals in 57 games for England and...

Harrington ‘Miracle on Ice’ jersey hammers for $71,700

DALLAS — John Harrington’s jersey from the “Miracle on Ice” Olympic semifinal hockey match against the Soviet Union in 1980 sold for $71,700 in a three-day sale organized by Heritage Auctions. The sale ended Nov. 8. Harrington was credited with an assist in Mike Eruzione’s...

Ruth’s last Yank K gets $278,300; first short of reserve

A $625,000 bid on Babe Ruth’s first contract with the Yankees fell short of the reserve, but the Bambino’s final contract with the Yanks did sell for $278,300 in a sale organized by Goldin Auctions. The sale closed Nov. 2 in extendeds bidding. A white hickory game-used Ruth bat...