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Bill Buckner’s glove won for $106,575

RUNNEMEDE. N.J. — Bill Buckner’s 1986 World Series glove, the one he wore when Mookie Wilson’s ground ball trickled through his legs, sold for $106,575 in an auction recently conducted by Goldin Auctions. Buckner later gave the glove to Barry Halper with the notation, “To My Pal...

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...

Kobe ring better than the ‘apology ring’

There are souvenirs and then there are SOUVENIRS. With the end of the Kobe Bryant farewell tour, the collecting public now enters the era shrine building with signed photos, signed jerseys and signed basketballs. The product is plentiful in the foreseeable future. Then,...

Michael Jordan jersey from ’91 fetches $28,554

SOUTH MILWAUKEE, Wisc. — A game-worn Michael Jordan jersey from 1991 sold for $28,554 in a MEARS auction that ended early Dec. 6. A Ty Cobb pro model bat from the 1920s sold for $15,757. Among other items that sold were: A pair of Ernie Banks game-worn cleats, signed, that came...

1880s trophy style baseball: $25,958

SOUTH MILWAUKEE, Wisc. — A salesman sample of an 1880s trophy style baseball sold for $25,958 in a sale ended Aug. 1 through MEARS auctions. The horse hide-covered baseball stamped J.D. Shibe & Co. of Philadelphia was in near mint condition. A game-used bat circa 1880s used...