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David Ross gear acquired for Chicago Sports Museum

The CEO of the Harry Caray’s restaurant chain aquired catcher’s gear worn by David Ross in the decisive Game 7 against the Cleveland Indians. Grant DePorter paid $50,000 to Fanatics Authentic for Ross’s signed helmet, chest protector and shin guards for the Chicago Sports Museum....

Mickey Mantle cap: $25,640

SOUTH MILWAUKEE, Wisc. — A Mickey Mantle game-worn cap from the 1961-’62 season sold for $25,640 in an auction ended July 30 by MEARS. The Mick’s hat was worn during the Yankees’ world championship season. LeBron James’ game-worn Cavs jersey sold for $21,190, and Yogi Berra’s...

Cubs Authentics goes charitable

While Wrigley Field is embarking on a $375 million renovation of Wrigley Field, the team’s memorabilia group, Cubs Authentics, has decided to start selling game-used and other memorabilia to benefit charitable purposes instead of its own budget line. And with any luck and...