Father-Son Team Won Gibson Auction Items From SCP Auctions

A father and son sports collectors’ team from Santa Barbara, Calif., won the bidding for the iconic Kirk Gibson items in SCP Auctions’ October/November auction which closed early Sunday morning.  Chad and Doug Dreier of the Dreier Group paid $1.19 million for the five items, which included Gibson’s home run bat from Game 1 of the 1988 World Series ($575,912.40) and his game-worn jersey ($303,277.20), his batting helmet ($153,388.80), NL Most Valuable Player Award ($110,293.20) and World Series trophy ($45,578.40). “We are thrilled to keep this amazing collection of baseball history in Southern California,” Chad Dreier said. Chad Dreier, 58,  is a construction executive and a life-long avid sports fan.  He has turned his passion into The Dreier Collection, one of America’s top private collections of sports memorabilia and American popular culture. Read full story here on Sports Collectors Daily.

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