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Steel Curtain team items top encyclopedic sale

BOHEMIA, N.Y. — Leland’s March 17 auction, with 1,278 lots, but a ton of lots in what must be a three-pound catalog, features a vast collection of Pittsburgh Steelers jerseys from the Terry Bradshaw era. Dwight White, Rocky Bleier, L.C. Greenwood, Rod Woodson —...

Mickey Mantle jersey for 535 gets $486,000

DALLAS — Mickey Mantle’s 1968 game-worn jersey attributed to his 535th career home run sold for $486,000 during a recent Heritage Auctions sale. The auction ended Feb. 26. The item was second highest grossing item in the sale, one of 28 six-figure items on the $12 million night....

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...

Ruth bat, Heffner uniform in Nov. 10 sale

SILVER SPRING, Md. — Huggins and Scott opens online bidding on Halloween for an auction that includes a Babe Ruth Kork Grip game bat from 1923; a St. Louis Browns uniform worn in 1942 by Don Heffner; and game jerseys from Earl Weaver, Carlton Fisk, Ken Griffey Jr., Justin...

Mike ‘King’ Kelly cabinet photo ignites six-figure hit parade

NEW YORK — An original studio cabinet style photograph of Mike “King” Kelly, signed, from 1887 sold for a hammer price of $199,500 during a sale of works from the National Pastime Museum. The collection on display by the National Pastime Museum was the life work of Judge Frank...

Robinson rookie bat sells for $478,000

NEW YORK — Jackie Robinson’s bat “definitively attributed” to his 1947 rookie season sold for $478,000 during Heritage Auction’s sale that ended Aug. 28. Herb Pennock’s 1927 World Series ring with the 1927 New York Yankees fetched $203,150. Eight other six-figure purchases were...

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...

1966 Mantle jersey fetches $322,650 at 36th National

CHICAGO — A Mickey Mantle game-worn Yankees jersey reached Ruthian numbers at the National Sports Collector’s Convention auction at the end of July. The Mick’s 1966 road gamer fetched $322,650 in the sale organized through Heritage Auctions. Perhaps a bigger story is the massive...

All-Star Game bats from Williams, Mantle at Fanfest

CINCINNATI — Ted Williams’ 1960 All-Star Game bat, autographed by the Splendid Splinter in blue ink, is on the block Tuesday, July 14, at the All-Star Game fanfest auction conducted by Hunt Auctions. Mickey Mantle’s 1953 All-Star Game bat, consigned by a former equipment manager,...

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...
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