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Joe Jackson bat coming to Christie’s in October

NEW YORK — A source close to Christie’s auction says a collection of memorabilia from the late Frank Ceresi, a most passionate collector of vintage baseball memorabilia, founder of the National Pastime Museum and a very dear friend of Sweet Spot, comes to the auction block...

Ken Stabler gems

Ken Stabler’s S. Rae Hickok belt, with its 84 ounce gold belt buckle with 5.5 carats of diamonds as well as a 3-carat diamond, a 3-carat sapphire and a 3-carat ruby, is on the block with Pristine Auctions. Auction officials say the belt is the first to come to auction. The...

Barnstorming items from Japan tours

DALLAS — Items from various barnstorming teams that toured Japan in the 1920s and 1930s, notably a team-signed ball from 1922 and a team-signed photograph from 1931, are being sold through Heritage Auctions.  The sale ends Aug. 28. The team-signed ball features signatures by Amos...

Wilt Chamberlain awards

LAGUNA NIGUEL, Calif. — Wilt Chamberlain’s 1959-’60 Outstanding NBA Player Award trophy and a game-worn 1971-’72 Lakers Game-worn warmup jacket are among top items at an online auction being organized by SCP Auctions in conjunction with the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of...

Aug. 11: Gehrig illustration from ’33

SILVER SPRING, Md. — An original Lou Gehrig newspaper illustration from 1933, celebrating his consecutive game streak and other sports cartoons by such legends as Willard Mullin, Art Brewster and Burris Jenkins are for sale in an Aug. 11 auction organized by Huggins & Scott....

Koufax, Robinson items

PHOENIX — A Sandy Koufax Dodgers home jersey from 1966 and a Jackie Robinson game-used bat from the early 1950s lead featured items that are for sale by Hunt Auctions during the All-Star Game FanFest. Among the 436 live auction lots at the the San Diego Convention Center on July...

Unitas to Berry touchdown ball in 1958 classic

BALTIMORE — The ball Raymond Berry caught for a touchdown from Johnny Unitas in the 1958 NFL Championship is on the block through Huggins & Scott Auctions. Estimates have the ball fetching more than $40,000. The ball is being consigned by collector Jay Freedman, who bought...

John Heisman letter coming in February

NEW YORK — A 1935 letter written and signed by John Heisman regarding the es­tablishment of the trophy that bears his im­age and name is being offered in February by Heritage Auctions. The letter is part of an auction that will be held Feb. 20 at the Fletcher-Sinclair Mansion at...

Jackie Robinson’s Hall of Fame plaque at Leland’s

Jackie Robinson’s original 1962 Hall of Fame induction plaque leads an extraordinary collection of sports memorabilia offered Jan. 8 by Leland’s of New York. American Pharoah’s “Triple Crown” halter from 2015 and the owner’s trophy of the 1985 Kentucky Derby also are part of the...

Tony Dorsett items offered during SB-50 sale

EXTON, Pa. — Tony Dorsett’s Rookie of the Year trophy, an NFC pro bowl game-worn jersey, presentational game balls are among items the Hall of Fame running back is making available for auction Feb. 6 during the NFL Super Bowl 50 Auction in San Francisco. The sale is being...