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Full run of All-Star game tickets

DALLAS — A complete run of baseball All-Star Game tickets, from 1933 to 2016, is on the block in Heritage Auctions’ Aug. 19-20 sale. This lot of 137 tickets is from a single collector and includes tickets from all Home Run Derby and workout events. There are duplicates from the...

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...

Schuerholz, Selig elected to HOF; players on deck Jan. 18

WASHINGTON — John Schuerholz, Braves and Royals general manager, and former commissioner Bud Selig were elected to baseball’s Hall of Fame on Dec. 4. They enter the hall of fame through the Today’s Game Era Committee. Players in the Class of 2017, voted by the baseball writers,...

Gil Hodges jersey from 1969

BOHEMIA, N.Y — Gil Hodges’s game-worn New York Mets jersey worn in the pennant-clinching gem in 1969 sold for $33,359 in an auction organized by Leland’s. The sale closed Oct. 28. Secretariat’s race-worn shoe from 1972-’73 sold for $33,359 as well. A 1985 Kentucky Derby trophy...

Last Michael Jordan jersey fetches $173,240

WEST BERLIN, N.J. — A 1998 game-used Michael Jordan Chicago Bulls jersey from his last regular season game sold for $173,240 in a Goldin Auctions sale that ended Nov. 15. The bidding rose to the hammer price in 17 bids. A pair of worn and signed Jordan game shoes from 1996 sold...

Babe Ruth ball, Foxx items, baseball sheet music

WATCHUNG, N.J. — A single-signed Babe Ruth ball that has rested in the dark of a safety deposit box for 50 years is on the block at the next sale by Robert Edward Auctions. The sale ends Oct. 17. The ball was signed in March 1930, likely at a spring training game in St....

Christy Mathewson 1905 bat: $218,700

WEST BERLIN, N.J. — A 1905 Christy Mathewson game-used bat, signed and dated by John McGraw and other members of the New York Giants, sold for $218,700 in a Goldin Auction event that ended early Aug. 9. The sales price was twice the minimum bid. A Babe Ruth 1932 Yankees cap fell...

Memo to Hample: Keep it. Enjoy it.

I recently retrieved my first-ever foul ball off the bat of promising catcher Tomas Telis. Yes, retrieved. The small whizzed off the bat at about a million miles an hour and ricocheted off a window and a couple of seats before rolling three steps away. No, I didn’t battle an...

First Paige ring, Orr jersey at Leland’s

BOHEMIA, N.Y. — Satchel Paige’s Hall of Fame ring from 1971, the first of two issued, is being offered by Leland’s in an auction that ends July 17. This ring was lost along with a photo album and other memorabilia. The items wound up in the hands of Bob Feller, then “made i...

Mantle’s first Yankees bat: $242,209

LAGUNA NIGUEL, Cal. — A bat purported to be Mickey Mantle’s first as a member of the New York Yankees sold for $242,209 in an auction organized by SCP Auctions. The sale ended April 26. The bat was followed by a home Mantle pinstriped jersey from 1952, which sold fo...