Tag Archives: World Series

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; […]

Championship Collectibles At Auction

Championship Collectibles At Auction

By Terry Melia Photos courtesy SCP Auctions On the night of November 2, 2016, at 28 minutes past midnight, Chicago Cubs’ third baseman Kris Bryant scooped up a weak ground ball hit by Cleveland Indians’ pinch-hitter Michael Martinez and fired it to Cubs’ first baseman Anthony Rizzo. That bang-bang play signified the final out of […]

Collecting with Jeff: March 2017

Collecting with Jeff: March 2017

Baseball Press Pins By Jeff Figler One of the rarest, and collectible, of all baseball items is the press pin. There are many sports collectors who are not even familiar with what a press pin is. Actually, as the words imply, it is a pin given to a member of the press, presumably covering a […]

Baseball World Series

Baseball World Series

History and Collectibles By Marshall Fogel and James Dahlen Photos by James Dahlen At the end of the 2016 Major League Baseball season, more than 40 million people tuned in to watch the Chicago Cubs end their 108-year World Series hiatus by beating the Cleveland Indians. Since 1903, the baseball season has culminated with a […]

Gavels n Paddles: 1952 Mickey Mantle card, $400,950, Goldin Auctions

Gavels n Paddles: 1952 Mickey Mantle card, $400,950, Goldin Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World by Ken Hall A 1952 Topps #311 Mickey Mantle rookie baseball card, graded PSA NM-MT 8 (one of the 30 best graded versions of this card) sold for $400,950 (a record price for a Mantle card at auction) at a Summer Live Premium Auction held July 31 […]

Heritage Auction Brings in over $1.1M for Ali/Liston Gloves & Rare Shoeless Joe Jackson Photo

NEW YORK (AP) – The gloves worn by Muhammad Ali and Sonny Liston during their infamous 1965 rematch and a rare century-old signed photo of Shoeless Joe Jackson fetched over $1.1 million total at an auction Saturday. Both pairs of gloves from the May 25, 1965, bout in Lewiston, Maine – won by Ali with […]

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: Schilling may have to sell bloody sock

Ken’s Korner: Schilling may have to sell bloody sock Ken’s Korner News & Views from the World of Antiques & Collectibles By Ken Hall Oh, how the mighty have fallen. Eight years ago, Boston Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling was a World Series hero, a key piece in the BoSox drive to its first world […]

Ken's Korner: Boston Red Sox, Doug Mientkiewicz disagree over World Series ball

Ken’s Korner: Boston Red Sox, Doug Mientkiewicz disagree over World Series ball – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – April 2006 The Boston Red Sox broke one of baseball’s longest droughts in 2004, finally winning the World Series for the first time since 1917. The last out of the final game was recorded when […]