Tag Archives: Jackie Robinson

Jerseys from Mantle and Mays, Rookie Cards From Ruth and Alcindor May Rewrite Record Books

Jerseys from Mantle and Mays, Rookie Cards From Ruth and Alcindor May Rewrite Record Books

Nearly 4,000 lots expected to surpass $10M in  Heritage’s November 16-18 online catalog auction DALLAS, Texas (Oct. 24, 2017) – Heritage Auctions expects to continue to continue its lengthy streak of eight-figure quarterly auctions in mid-November, as nearly 4,000 lots are placed upon the auction block for the hobby’s largest global bidding audience Nov. 16-18. […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Jackie Robinson game bat, $255,000, Goldin Auctions

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Jackie Robinson game bat, $255,000, Goldin Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A bat used by baseball great Jackie Robinson in the 1955 World Series sold for $255,000 at the 70th anniversary Jackie Robinson Auction held April 29-30 by Goldin Auctions, based in Runnemede, N.J. Also, Robinson’s game-worn hat from 1955-1956 was a hit for $65,025; […]

High Grade Gems up for Grabs in Memory Lane Event

One of two 1888 Allen & Ginter cards of Buck Ewing graded PSA 9 joins The Babe, Ty, Honus, Ted, Jackie, Willie, Mickey and more in Memory Lane’s upcoming I Own It Now catalog. Tustin CA–  One of only two cards of Hall of Famer Buck Ewing from the 1888 Allen & Ginter (N29) set […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Lou Gehrig signed mitt, $287,500, Hunt Auctions

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Lou Gehrig signed mitt, $287,500, Hunt Auctions

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 […]

Gavels ’n’ Paddles: Babe Ruth pocket watch, $650,108, SCP Auctions

Gavels ’n’ Paddles: Babe Ruth pocket watch, $650,108, SCP Auctions

Gavels ’n’ Paddles: Babe Ruth pocket watch, $650,108, SCP Auctions Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World Babe Ruth’s gold pocket watch from the 1948 celebration of the 25th anniversary of the opening of “The House That Ruth Built” sold for $650,108 in an internet Spring Auction held by SCP Auctions (wwwSCPAuctions.com) based in […]

Jackie Robinson’s glove, $373,002, Steiner Sports

Jackie Robinson’s glove, $373,002, Steiner Sports

Jackie Robinson’s glove, $373,002, Steiner Sports Gavels ‘n’ Paddles Recent Auctions from Near & Far By Ken Hall The baseball glove believed worn by Jackie Robinson during the 1955 and 1956 World Series sold for $373,002 in an auction that ended June 3 by Steiner Sports, based in New York. It was not the most […]

Ken’s Korner: Jackie Robinson collectibles on rise

Ken’s Korner: Jackie Robinson collectibles on rise

Ken’s Korner: Jackie Robinson collectibles on rise News & Views From the World of Antiques & Collectibles By Ken Hall Interest in Jackie Robinson has shot up higher than normal since the release of the movie 42, and there’s been a corresponding spike in the value of items and collectibles associated with the first black […]

Ken’s Korner: Branch Rickey’s Bible is discovered, restored

Ken’s Korner: Branch Rickey’s Bible is discovered, restored

Ken’s Korner: Branch Rickey’s Bible is discovered, restored News and Views from the World of Antiquing and Collecting By Ken Hall California book restorer Joanne Murphy was pondering how much work she was going to have to do on an old Bible someone had left in a pile of books donated to the Sacramento Public […]