Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far
All prices include the buyer’s premium
by Ken Hall
Boston Red Sox immortal Ted Williams’s Baseball Hall of Fame induction ring, gifted to him upon his entry into Cooperstown on July 25, 1966, sold for $444,000 at a Spring Sports Catalog Auction held May 11-13 by Heritage Auctions in Dallas.
Also, a Mickey Mantle Topps rookie card from 1952, graded SGC Near Mint+ 7.5 earned $384,00, a record for the grade; and a 1916 M101-5 (blank back) Babe Ruth card also set a new record for its graded (SGC Fair 1.5) when it hit $276,000.