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Gwynn 3000th hit ball: $142,762

LAGUNA NIGUEL, Calif. — Tony Gwynn’s 3,000th hit ball from 1999 sold for $142,762 in a sale recently held by SCP Auctions. His first career home run ball sold for $9,336. The two balls were among  about 30 Gwynn items  from his estate. His 2007 Baseball Hall of Fame Ring sold for...

Last out ’86 World Series ball: $71,700

DALLAS — The final out ball from the 1986 World Series sold for $71,700 in an auction by Heritage Auctions that ended Nov. 17. The ball was part of the late Gary Carter’s personal collection which together sold for $550,000, minus commission. Carter’s 1980 Gold Glove as the top...

Spend a Buck owner’s trophy fetches $187,521; Moe Berg ball

BOHEMIA, N.Y. — Spend A Buck owner Dennis Diaz trophy for the 1985 Kentucky Derby winner sold for $187,521 in a Leland’s auction that ended Jan. 8. The Baccarat Crystal piece honoring Spend a Buck sold for $10,585. The Derby winner that year skipped both the Preakness and Belmont...

Billy Southworth’s cap from 1943 Series

SILVER SPRING, Md. — Billy Southworth’s St. Louis Cardinals cap from the 1943 World Series is on the block in an auction organized by Huggins & Scott. The sale ends Aug. 6. Among other items in the sale are: Elvin Hayes game-worn Washington Bullets road jersey from 1980-’81;...