11 Press Releases

Tag: Baseball

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    August 2020 Premier

    Though there is a variety of sports memorabilia offered in the August 2020 Premier sale, presented by Hunt Auctions, the event is anchored by baseball items. Among the featured lots is a poster, issued in 1889, advertising the premium “Baseball Album” illustrations from Old Judge and Dogs Head cigarettes. The…

    1911 T3 Turkey Red Frank Baker (Checklist back)
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    Deportes Unidos por México (Sports United by Mexico)

    Lucha libre or "free fight" gained popularity in Mexico as a diversion from political turmoil in the early 20th century. Over time, masks became closely associated with these fights and allowed famous luchadores such as El Santo to retain anonymity for much of their careers. Coming to auction as part…

    Club Pericos de Puebla. Pelota firmada por el primer roster. Con certificado.
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    Baseball - Sports - Historical

    Babe Ruth made his second-to-last public appearance at Yale University in June of 1948, a couple of months before dying of cancer. The police officer guarding him that night was a man named Salvatore Adinolfi. During the event, the Hall of Famer looked over to Adinolfi and asked if he…

    19h Century Flag Drum w-Drum Sticks
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    February 29 Vintage Photography Catalog Auction

    The Boston Red Sox sold Babe Ruth to the New York Yankees in late 1919. In New York, Ruth became one of the most well-known baseball players in history. A news photograph of Ruth and his first wife from an article announcing his move to New York is available in…

    1934 Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig & Joe McCarthy Original News
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    Winter Platinum Night Sports Collectibles Catalog Auction

    1937 is considered Lou Gehrig's final hall-of-fame-level year. He batted .351 with 37 home runs. The following year, his energy would be sapped by a condition then unknown to him, but later diagnosed as ALS. A Lou Gehrig game-worn jersey from that last full-strength season is available in the upcoming…

    1992 Toronto Blue Jays World Series Championship Large Format Trophy from The Devon White Collection
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    The 1952 Topps & 1953 Topps PSA Set Registry Auction

    Mickey Mantle’s 1952 Topps card introduces him as the successor to Joe DiMaggio. During his playing career, Mantle managed to meet those high expectations, earning a spot in the Baseball Hall of Fame and a statue in Yankee Stadium’s Monument Park. Like the player himself, Mantle’s 1952 Topps card grew…

    1953 Topps Mickey Mantle (SP) #82 PSA NM 7
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    Sunday Sports Collectibles Weekly Online

    In 1928, a chemist trying to make rubber accidentally produced the first consumer-ready bubblegum. Meanwhile, in baseball, Babe Ruth was becoming a household name. These seemingly independent events coincided to allow the Goudey Gum Company to capitalize on the new popularity of gum. It marketed the new product to children…

    Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Signed Basketball....
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    Fall Sports Card Auction Fall Sports Card Auction

    The Fall Sports Card Auction, offered by Heritage Auctions, is anchored by more than 2,500 baseball cards. Featured is a 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle collectible card that has remained entirely untouched since 2016. Centering is within desirable parameters and its surfaces are clean. Of the more recent baseball items is…

    Fall Sports Card Auction Fall Sports Card Auction
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    Sports, Comics, Comic Art, Animation

    The Sports, Comics, Comic Art, Animation sale, offered by Weiss Auctions, is a selection of over 500 items, many new to the auction market. A few examples of the available items include a 1998 “Pikachu Illustrator” Pokémon promo card, a single-signed Roberto Clemente baseball, and a production sketch from Disney’s…

    Sports, Comics, Comic Art, Animation
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    Fall Sports Memorabilia Collectibles

    The Fall Sports Memorabilia Auction, offered by Heritage Online, is a sale of collectibles from nearly every major sport. In total, this two-day sale contains over 1,200 lots. For instance, baseball and signature collectors might admire the variety of autographed baseballs for sale. One of the most valuable is a…

    1978 Lloyd Waner Single Signed Baseball, PSA/DNA Auto Mint 9
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    Summer Sports Card Catalog Auction

    The Summer Sports Cards Catalog that Heritage offers, in their upcoming auction, is enough to impress all sports collectors. With cards of all of the greatest, from every major US sport, there are too many highlights to count. Those that stand-out though are an 1866 "Union of Morrisania" team baseball…