Tag Archives: Lou Gehrig

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Ruth / Gehrig signed ball, $42,962, Goldin Auctions

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Ruth / Gehrig signed ball, $42,962, Goldin Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A 1927 OAL Ban Johnson baseball signed by New York Yankee sluggers Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig sold for $42,962 in an online auction held June 23rd by Goldin Auctions, based in Runnemede, N.J. Also, a nearly complete set (93/96) of 1959 Fleer Three […]

Elite Bronx Bombers Material Rewrites Record Books

Elite Bronx Bombers Material Rewrites Record Books

… in Heritage Auctions’ $3.8 Million “Yankee Legends” Sale DALLAS, Texas (Dec. 12, 2017) – The most decorated franchise in baseball history continued its winning ways in Heritage Auctions’ “Yankee Legends” auction, emphatically closing out annual auction sales in excess of $60 million for the sports collectibles category of the world’s largest collectibles auctioneer. Key […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Lou Gehrig-signed card, $49,450, Weiss Auctions

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Lou Gehrig-signed card, $49,450, Weiss Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A 1934 Goudey baseball card for Lou Gehrig, signed by the Yankees’ slugger and with a JSA certificate, sold for $49,450 (a record for that year and card) at an auction held March 4th by Weiss Auctions in Lynbrook, N.Y. Also, a 1933 Gehrig […]

Collecting in the Big League

Collecting in the Big League

Advice for the Investor Collector from Marshall Fogel In an interview with JOA Publisher Maxine Carter-Lome, Marshall Fogel offers serious collectors advice for building a major league baseball collection In the world of baseball, there is probably no more enviable private collection than that owned by Marshall Fogel. It’s as legendary among sports collectors as […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Lou Gehrig signed check, $22,600, Philip Weiss

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Lou Gehrig signed check, $22,600, Philip Weiss

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Lou Gehrig signed check, $22,600, Philip Weiss Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall A two-week paycheck in the amount of $2,198.38, made out to New York Yankees legend Lou Gehrig in 1930 and signed by him on the back (and signed on the front by team owner Jacob […]

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 […]

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 […]

Black and White News Photography

Black and White News Photography By Marshall Fogel Black and white photography has a special lure for collectors in their appreciation of the creative efforts of great photographers when they fine tune their lenses and shutter speed to set the artistic light and shadows that evoke emotions through the images of their subjects. In 2005, […]

Ken's Korner: Barry Halper, baseball memorabilia collector

Ken’s Korner: Barry Halper, baseball memorabilia collector – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – March 2006 Until his recent death from complications of diabetes in December, Barry Halper owned one of the most extensive baseball memorabilia collections ever assembled. Halper, a limited partner in the New York Yankees, amassed some 80,000 items. A portion of it was […]