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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 —...

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...

Ted Williams final game tix

DALLAS — A ticket stub from Ted Williams’ final game in 1960, in which the Splendid Splinter homered in his last at bat, is up for grabs in a Heritage Auctions sale that ends Nov. 7.  A full ticket also from Williams final game, is offered in a separate lot. Another milestone...

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...

Wilt jersey from 100-point-game season for sale

WESTHAMPTON BEACH, N.Y. — A game-used Wilt Chamberlain home durene uniform from the 1961-’62 season, in which the Philadelphia Warriors legend scored 100 points in a single game, leads a June 24 auction organized by Grey Flannel Auctions. Other game-worn basketball gear in the...

DiMaggio ‘Streak’ ball No. 50 to TSN Publisher

DALLAS — A Joe DiMaggio-signed baseball from his 56-game hitting streak in 1941 leads a Heritage Auction sale that ends with a May 14-16 live auction. The ball from his 50th hit game in the Streak carries a notation marking the milestone to J.G. Taylor Spink, publisher of The...

Still many good characters in sports

From the October/November issue of Sweet Spot, Vol. 22, No. 2 At a time when Americans are in the thick of World War III, when towns are burning over racial violence, kidnappings or school shootings, when professional athletes abuse the privilege of earning whopping salaries by...