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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...

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 —...

Milestone baseballs at Heritage

DALLAS — Milestone baseballs slugged by Jimmie Foxx, Willie Mays and Reggie Jackson will be part of a sale being organized by Heritage Auctions. The sale will be held Feb. 25-26. The 1935 Foxx-signed ball was his 33rd of the season, No. 299 of his career. Mays’ signed ball, No....

Babe Ruth items hit market to help museum

BALTIMORE — Rare Babe Ruth items are hitting the marketplace with an auction that will benefit the Babe Ruth Museum here. The sale is being conducted by Goldin Auctions. A contract from 1920 about a barnstorming tour to Cuba, Ruth’s first foreign tour, is on the block as are more...

Appraising reality

MONTCLAIR, N.J. — John Brigandi visited the Yogi Berra Museum Dec. 3 as a guest appraiser of sports memorabilia. The event was similar to popular events organized by big auction houses at which people bring in old artifacts to see if they’re worth a “fortune.”...

Yogi Berra’s ’56 WS ring

NEW YORK — Yogi Berra’s 1956 World Series ring and Ted Williams game-used glove from 1955-’56 are on the block during Steiner Sports’ Winter Classic Auction. The sale of more than 1,200 items ends Dec. 11. Among other items in the sale are: A Joe Montana game-worn and signed...

Bustin’ / Larrupin’ photo closes Dec. 7

A photo of Babe Ruth with his arm draped around his pal, Lou Gehrig during the Bustin’ Bates Larrupin’ Lou barnstorming tour leads Grey Flannel Auction’s sale that closes Dec. 7. A few Christy Mathewson items from the 1910 Manhattan Championship, a latter day Subway Series...

No More Billy Goat

One hundred and eight years ago, the Chicago Cubs defeated the Detroit Tigers in the World Series. For more than a century, “Wait till next year” became the mantra for long-suffering Cubs fans. No more. Victory over Cleveland in 2016 has brought to the surface Cubs...

‘Last Out’ Mets ball from Gary Carter

DALLAS — The “Last Out” ball from the 1986 World Series from the Gary Carter Collection is among the items available through Heritage Auctions in a sale closing Nov. 19. The notation on the ball reads, “Jesse Orosco struck out Marty Barrett to make The Mets the World Champions in...

Ruth bat, Heffner uniform in Nov. 10 sale

SILVER SPRING, Md. — Huggins and Scott opens online bidding on Halloween for an auction that includes a Babe Ruth Kork Grip game bat from 1923; a St. Louis Browns uniform worn in 1942 by Don Heffner; and game jerseys from Earl Weaver, Carlton Fisk, Ken Griffey Jr., Justin...