A LeBron James autographed rookie card of the 2003 Upper Deck Emblems sold for $ 240,875, marking the live Hunt Auctions sale on Saturday. Numbered 1/15, the card bears a BGS 8 grade (10 auto).
Also sold: a rare Ty Cobb 1914 B18 blanket with red infield ($ 29,962) and a super rare 1912 T227 Bruce Brown rated SGC A champion series ($ 21,150).
The auction for the 1933 Goudey Babe Ruth PSA 9 which is part of the Dr. Thomas Newman collection sold by Memory Lane has exceeded $ 2 million if you factor in the buyer’s premium.
The late doctor’s Babe Ruth rookie card of 1916 costs over $ 1 million.
The entire auction runs until July 10.
Clean Sweep Auctions says its latest event, highlighted by this Herpolsheimer Babe Ruth rookie card, was the highest-grossing auction in the company’s history.
A more modest auction is underway, and the company’s next major event is scheduled for September.
The private collector who bought a bunch of items from Johnny Bench’s collection when the Hall of Fame receiver sent them to Hunt’s auction last year, now shares them with various museums across the country.
One of the Bench’s Gold Glove awards and two bats used by the game can be found at the Louisville Slugger Factory and Museum, according to WDRB-TV, which stopped to show what is currently displayed.
The Cubs Star says Matt Zahn from CBS 2 in Chicago that he kept his own business since A ball. Baez says he owns the bat, jersey and two baseballs from the game he hit four home runs in Daytona in 2013.
When most hitters hit a home run, they’re more likely to keep using the bat, but Baez says that every time he hits one, that bat comes out of the bat rack and stays in his personal collection. . He says he owns every bat he’s scored with since his first season in the major leagues.
Bats and other memorabilia are kept at the house and he says he hopes to open a museum at some point.