Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Lou Gehrig signed mitt, $287,500, Hunt Auctions
Recent Auction Results From Near & Far
By Ken Hall
A first baseman’s mitt, used and signed circa 1935 by New York Yankees legend Lou Gehrig sold for $287,500 at the 10th annual live auction at T-Mobile Fan Fest, held by Hunt Auctions as part of 2014 Major League Baseball All-Star Week. Also, Brooklyn Dodgers catcher Roy Campanella’s Hall of Fame induction ring went for $86,250; a Jackie Robinson professional model baseball bat (circa 1953) brought $80,500; and a Harmon Killebrew Washington Senators professional model home jersey rose to $20,700. Prices include a 15 percent buyer’s premium.