Goldin Auctions 2020 Winter Auction Closing February 22, 2020

Historic memorabilia from Derek Jeter, Kobe Bryant, Jackie Robinson, Hank Aaron, Donald Trump and even one of the 1980 Miracle on Ice stars is among the nearly 1,500 lots of memorabilia being sold as the Goldin Auctions 2020 Winter Auction closes for bidding on Saturday night, February 22, 2020 at GoldinAuctions.com.

Here’s a look at some of the marquee items being offered and the current bid as of February 20 at 9:00 a.m. ET. The full auction catalog is available at GoldinAuctions.com.

Lot #2 – 1980 Lake Placid Winter Olympics “Miracle on Ice” Gold Medal presented to Steve Christoff – Created by legendary jeweler Tiffany & Co., the obverse features the iconic Olympic torch and rings surmounting the mountains of Lake Placid with “XIII OLYMPIC WINTER GAMES” in raised letters. The reverse boasts a pinecone and branch with “LAKE PLACID 1980” in raised letters alongside the game’s logo. “ICE HOCKEY STEVE CHRISTOFF” is engraved below. Comes with a detailed letter of provenance from Steve Christoff. (Current Bid: $150,000)

Lot #6 – 1955 Jackie Robinson Game-Used & Signed Hillerich & Bradsby R115 Model Bat – World Series Championship Season (PSA/DNA GU 10 & Letter of Provenance)-Noted collector Paul Hill, states in his letter of provenance that it was given to him by Jackie at Connie Mack Stadium in Philadelphia during the summer of 1955 and signed by Robinson in his presence and has been in his personal collection. One of the very rare game-used bats from Robinson during Brooklyn’s only World Series winning season. Comes with a LOA from PSA/DNA for the game use, having been graded a perfect GU 10 and an additional LOA from PSA/DNA for the signature. (Current Bid: $140,000)

Lot #28 – 1954 Topps #128 Hank Aaron Rookie Card – PSA MINT 9- One of 24 examples at its tier with just two specimens graded higher among more than 5,200 copies recorded in PSA’s census reporting. (Current Bid: $110,000)

Lot #35 – 2009 Bowman Chrome Draft Prospects #BDPP89 Mike Trout (Orange Refractor) Signed Rookie Card (#13/25) – PSA MINT 9 – One of just three copies validated by PSA. The limited-edition piece is serial-numbered “13/25.” One of the most important and attention-grabbing Trout collectibles in existence, in Mint condition. In 2019 one Orange Trout (BGS 9.5/10) sold for nearly $190,000 and another for just over $180,000. (Current Bid: $100,000)

Lot #140 – 1995 Derek Jeter Major League Debut Game-Used, Photo-Matched and Signed New York Yankees Road Jersey – Also Worn for First MLB Hit (Yankees-Steiner) – This Yankees road jersey, originally tagged for Bernie Williams in 1994, was worn by Jeter during his first tour with the club in 1995. Jeter has signed his name in black marker below the “YORK” on the front and inscribed “Game Used 5-29-95 MLB Debut.” Jersey comes with a photo-match LOA from Sports Investors Authentication (Current Bid: $80,000)

Lot #136 – 1992 Derek Jeter New York Yankees Scouting Report (Dick Groch/Steiner) – The final scouting report on a young Michigan high school baseball star, Derek Jeter, from April 8, 1992, from Yankees scout Dick Groch, who began scouting the Kalamazoo Central High School standout in 1991. This historic document is a hand-written report, in black ink on white paper with two carbon copies, one yellow and one pink, attached, notes that Jeter had an “above avg. arm, quick rel., accurate throws with outstanding carry. Soft hands, good range, active feet. Very good runner…Flow on the bases shows power potential. Quick bat.” Groch evaluated Jeter has having excellent dedication, agility and emotional maturity, and rated him as a “ML Shortstop “Blue Chip.” His summation on Jeter – “A Yankee! A five-tool player will be a ML Star! +5!!” (Current Bid: $75,000)

Lot #7 – 1916-1921 George Sisler Game-Used Hillerich & Bradsby Pre Model Bat Used for Record Hit 257 in 1920 (PSA/DNA GU 10) – Attached to the barrel is a label from the Louisville Slugger traveling display that reads “13. GEORGE SISLER (MEMBER OF BASEBALL’S HALL OF FAME) Clouted with this Louisville Slugger his 257th hit – a home run – of the 1920 season, establishing an all-time A.L. record for most hits in one season. That information is not accurate as Sisler’s last home run of the 1920 season was on his 252nd hit. The Louisville Slugger traveling display featured 20 bats of the greatest hitters in the game, each labeled with its history. Comes with a LOA from PSA/DNA and was graded GU 10. (Current Bid: $70,000)

Lot #26 – 1916 M101-5 Blank Back #151 Babe Ruth Rookie Card – SGC 20 FR 1.5 (Current Bid: $67,000)

Lot #5 – Shoeless Joe Jackson Signed John Mostil Game-Used Hillerich & Bradsby Pre Model Bat (PSA/DNA & JSA) – Mostil was a teammate of Shoeless Joe on the 1918 and 1921 White Sox, and carved out a solid career with a .301 average in his nine seasons. Sadly, Mostil tried to take his own life in 1927 by slashing his wrists and throat. He survived, but was never the same, and retired in 1929. Jackson typically only signed required legal documents, however, he did honor his former teammate’s request and signed his name. After Jackson signed the bat, it was returned to Louisville Slugger for reproduction as visible on the left barrel in vintage grease pencil is the factory side writing “Johnny M.” (Current Bid: $65,000)

Lot #8 – 1960 Ted Williams Final All-Star Game-Used & Signed Hillerich & Bradsby W166 Model Bat -Sourced From Williams Family (PSA/DNA GU 10) – Offered here is the very Hillerich & Bradsby W166 Ted Williams model from two pinch-hit appearances, one each for the 1960 All-Star Games in Kansas City on July 11 and New York City on July 13. In the New York game, Williams would record the final All-Star Game hit of his career – a seventh inning single off St. Louis pitcher Larry Jackson. Williams has signed his name in bold blue marker on the barrel. Comes with a LOA from PSA/DNA, who have graded this bat its highest grade of GU 10. Please note that the PSA/DNA LOA references a letter of provenance from Williams’ daughter Claudia, however, that letter is not included with this bat. There is an additional LOA from PSA/DNA for the signature. (Current Bid: $55,000)

Lot #3 – 1980 Steve Christoff Game-Worn “Miracle on Ice” USA Olympic Hockey Jersey from Gold Medal Winning Game – This blue jersey was worn by Christoff when his goal tied the game and inspired his team to do the impossible and win gold with a 4-2 victory over Finland. The original Norcon size XL label is intact inside the collar. (Current Bid: $50,000)

Lot #4 -1960 Heisman Award Presented to Al Helfer For Lifetime Contributions as Master of Ceremonies For The Annual Heisman Banquet – Al Helfer, who was a longtime emcee for the annual banquet held by the Downtown Athletic Club, was presented this honorary trophy in 1960 for his many years of service. It was made to the exact specifications presented annually to college football’s top player. (Current Bid: $33,000)

Lot #107 – 2006-07 Kobe Bryant Game-Used & Signed Lakers Home Jersey (Lakers LOA & MEARS A10) -The Lakers star has signed the number “2” in black marker and an NBA hologram has been affixed beside the number “4.” The jersey shows moderate game use with a few loose threads on the lettering and no tears or staining. The jersey comes with a full LOA from the Lakers for the game use and signature and a LOA from MEARS, who have graded this jersey a perfect A10. (Current Bid: $26,000)

Lot #1306 – 2013-14 Kobe Bryant Game-Used Lakers Black Alternate Jersey -This Hollywood Nights jersey is black, with purple and yellow accents. Bryant’s number “24” is sewn on the chest and back in purple mesh over yellow and black tackle twill. “BRYANT” is sewn across the back shoulders in purple and yellow tackle twill. “LAKERS” is applied to the chest in purple and yellow lettering. An Adidas “4XL” tag with an attached “Length +4” flag is sewn on the front left tail. This historic jersey comes with a LOA from 100% Authentic for the game use. (Current Bid: $15,000)

Lot #1486 – Kobe Bryant Signed 2006 NBA Official Scorer’s Report From 81-Point Game on 1/22/2006 (Beckett) – This official NBA scoring report comes from the night when Kobe accomplished one of his greatest feats. The 8×10-inch white paper contains the official scoring from the contest on January 22, 2006. It was only available to media reporters onsite as well as employees, players and staff at the Staples Center on this night. In addition to the rarity of this score sheet, this one comes signed in blue ball point pen by Bryant and was obtained by a source close to the team. Kobe signed the sheet and added his “24” in 2016 three weeks prior to his final game. The signature has been authenticated by Beckett Authentication. Goldin Auctions will donate 100% of the Buyer’s Premium from the sale to the MambaOnThree Fund. (Current Bid: $15,000)

Lot #16- 2019 Donald Trump Autographed Set of Impeachment Documents from House Judiciary Committee -Donald Trump joined Andrew Johnson and Bill Clinton as the only presidents to be impeached, when on December 18, 2019, two articles of impeachment were voted on by the full House of Representatives. Offered here is the full report conducted by the House Judiciary Committee for the “IMPEACHMENT OF DONALD J. TRUMP PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES.” On the night that President Trump was formally impeached, he was in the middle of a campaign rally in Battle Creek, Mich., and according to the notarized letter of provenance, Trump signed the title page in bold black marker across the page. Comes with a letter of provenance from Jonathan Moore, who states in his letter that he “attended President Trump’s rally in Battle Creek, Michigan on December 17, 2019 and asked him to sign the Articles of Impeachment that I handed him, and he happily complied.” Additionally, there are LOAs from Beckett Authentication and PSA/DNA for Trump’s signature. (Current Bid: $17,000)

About Goldin Auctions: Sports memorabilia impresario Ken Goldin has sold more than $700 million in memorabilia from many of the biggest names in sports, history and pop culture and was the pioneer of using the medium of television to sell sports memorabilia. Over the past few years, Goldin Auctions sold a Honus Wagner T206 card for a public sale record $3.12 million, Babe Ruth’s 1918 contract for a record $1.02 million, the Mike Piazza Post-9/11 home run jersey for $365,000, and the 1979-80 Wayne Gretzky PSA GEM MT 10 rookie card for a record $465,000. Goldin Auctions strives to break new ground and offer collectors the best in collectible treasures up for auction in the marketplace. Goldin Auctions is the official auction partner of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, the Jackie Robinson Foundation and the Babe Ruth Birthplace and Museum. For more information, visit goldinauctions.com