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Gwynn, Mantle items lead sale

LAGUNA NIGUEL, Calif. — Tony Gwynn’s Silver Slugger Award from 1989 is among items from his collection that are on the block at SCP Auctions. The sale ends April 25. Another lot from the family of the late Hall of Famer and hitting legend (3,141 career hits) are his jersey,...

Gene Tenace Series rings for sale in April

LAGUNA NIGUEL, Calif. — Gene Tenace 1972 World Series ring, MVP plaque and trophy come to the auction block April 8 in a sale organized by SCP Auctions. Tenace slugged four home runs, drove in nine runs and hit .348 in the seven-game series against Cincinnati’s Big Red Machine....

Joe Jackson, other Black Sox sigs on ball at auction

WEST BERLIN, N.J. – A team-signed shellacked Ban Johnson ball signed by the Chicago White Sox in 1920, with one signature purportedly scrawled on the Sweet Spot of the Reach ball by Joe Jackson, is up for sale by Goldin Auctions. The sale ends Feb. 7. In addition, the ball was...

Jan. 31: Just skip Beyonce’ item at Super Bowl auction

The NFL has topped off its Super Bowl Live Auction with an item that speaks volumes about the league. Get this. Lot numero uno: A white panel NFL football signed by . . . drum roll, please . . . Beyonce’. Shall we just leave it right there or go onto items that collectors care...

Benny Bengough items at Heritage

NEW YORK — Did Ali just have lightning quick hands or did Sonny Liston take a dive? Heavily favored in the Big Bear’s fight with Muhammad Ali in 1965, the stunning first round KO in Lewiston, Me., produced one of the most unforgettable frozen moments in sports, certainly in the...

Collector finds online support for NHL book

TORONTO — Collector Andrew McCall of Toronto resorted to kickstarter.com to raise funds to produce a book of unseen negatives showing NHL moments from the 1950s called “Glory and Triumph.” He found enough encouragement on the fundraising site to produce and print 4,000 copies. A...
Posted On 03 Sep 2014