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Goldin Auctions October Legends Auction Offers 1800 Lots of Memorabilia

Get World Record Prices for Your Consignments at Goldin Auctions – Deadline is NowIf it’s October, that can only mean one thing for baseball fans and collectors. The 2017 Goldin Auctions October Legends Auction featuring more than 1,800 lots of unique sports, entertainment and historic memorabilia opens October 20, 2017 for bidding at GoldinAuctions.com and concludes on November 11, 2017.

The annual October event features many immortal players who shined brightest during the Fall Classic. Mantle collectors can bid upon: “The Mick’s” 1959 game-worn jersey; his 1957 Yankees player contract; a 1966 game-used bat; or five different versions of his 1952 Topps and 1951 Bowman trading cards. Not do be outdone, Babe Ruth collectors can bid upon: the finest version of the only know photography of Babe and his father; a signed and inscribed bat dated 1935; an autographed baseball signed on the sweet spot; more than a dozen trading cards and photographs; and much more.

Additionally, the auction includes: personal collections from Rusty Staub, Casey Stengel and Knute Rockne; game-used bats from Mel Ott, Roberto Clemente, Carlos Correa and Miguel Cabrera; championship rings and trophies such as Kenny King’s 1983 Raiders Super Bowl Ring and Weeb Ewbank’s Super Bowl III Trophy.

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Dodgers & Astros Memorabilia Featured in 2017 Goldin Auctions October Legends Auction

While the Dodgers and Astros take the field for the 2017 World Series, collectors of both teams can bid upon dozens of lots of Astros and Dodgers memorabilia in the 2017 Goldin Auctions October Legends Auction currently open for bidding at GoldinAuctions.com through November 11.
Headlining the auction for Astros fans is the Carlos Correa Collection – three lots of game used cleats, seven lots of game used bats, and a game worn jersey from the All-Star shortstop. This includes game used bats from his 2015 rookie season; the bat he used in 2016 to hit career home runs #39 and #40; and his Independence Day jersey from 7/2/17 versus the Yankees in which he recorded four hits and three RBI.
Astros fans who followed the team when they were knows as the Colt 45’s can celebrate the career of one of their all-time fan favorites with The Rusty Staub Collection. The 18-lot collection includes Staub’s 1986 NY Mets World Series ring as well as his 1973, 2000 and 2015 N.L. Championship Mets rings. Lot #563 is a remarkable 600+ Staub card collection including four autographed copies of his 1963 Topps Colt 45’s rookie card. Other highlights for Astros fans is Lot #775 – a 2014 Jose Altuve Astros alternate jersey worn on 7/25/14; Lot #762 a 2012 Dallas Keuchel signed Astros alternate jersey from his MLB debut; plus a pair of 1990 Jeff Bagwell game worn and signed Astros cleats and his Astros cap circa 1994-96.
The dozens of Dodgers items being offered span their history from Brooklyn to Los Angeles.  They include: Lot #600 a 1988 Dodgers World Series Ring; Lot #602 a 1988 Dodgers World Series 14K Gold World Championship Pendant with a LOA from the family of Dodgers scout Jim Garland; Lot #821 – 1952 Roy Campanella All-Star Game used bat; Lots #1086 & 1088 – 1955 and 1956 Brooklyn Dodgers team signed baseballs with more than 20 signatures each including Campanella, Robinson and Koufax. There are numerous items from current Dodgers as well including: Lot #796, a 2017 Cody Bellinger game used road jersey he wore to his career homer #33; several Corey Seager game used jerseys and bats; plus a Clayton Kershaw batting helmet and post-season game jacket.

Here’s a look at some of the marquee items up for bid. For a look at the entire auction or to receive a free catalog visit GoldinAuctions.com.

Lot #1 – 1917 Chicago White Sox World Championship Historic Game Ball featuring 25 signatures from players, coaches and umpires including; Joe Jackson, Eddie Collins and the ‘Eight Men Out”. The ball, which was used in the deciding game six of the Fall Classic was signed by the champions two years before the infamous 1919 World Series. Appearing on the sweet spot, in large bold letters, is the signature of the 1917 White Sox manager, Clarence Rowland and his notation “Oct. 15, 1917,” the date on which Chicago won the World Series. Comes with LOA from PSA/DNA for the signatures and MEARS for game use.

Lot #2 – 1898 Cap Anson Silver Presentation Bat – Awarded to Anson by the students at Notre Dame University four months after he retired. Inscribed on the barrel of this sterling silver bat is “Presented to Adrian C. Anson by the Students of Notre Dame University as a testimony of their pride in him as one of the earliest and greatest athletes of their Alma Mater, February twenty second Eighteen Hundred and Ninety Eight”.

Lot #4 – Finest Known Extremely Rare 1915 Babe Ruth & Father Original Type 1 Photograph in their Baltimore Tavern — Described by best-selling sports biographer Jane Leavy as “The only known photograph of father and son,” the approximately 8″ x 10″ crystal-clear image was taken in December 1915 depicting father and son as almost mirror images. They wear matching barkeep outfits, lean one hand on the back bar, stare mirthlessly at the camera.

Lot #5 – 1939 All-Star Games Team Signed Baseball – Features 29 signatures including Lou Gehrig from his final ASG appearance. Other Hall of Fame signers include Walter Johnson, Tris Speaker, Jimmie Foxx, Hank Greenberg, Joe Cronin, Bob Feller, Lefty Gomez, Mel Ott and more.

Lot #6 – 1959 Mickey Mantle Game Used, Signed & Photo Matched Yankees Home Jersey – Comes with authentication from Mears and Sports Investors and LOA from Steve Grad of Beckett Authentication. It has been photo matched by Resolution Photo-matching to an April 12, 1960 image, along with an August 17, 1959 image and a 1960 Topps Mickey Mantle Sport Magazine ’60 ALL-STAR SELECTION card. A LOA from Resolution Photo-matching accompanies this item.

 

Lot #14 – 1960 Floyd Patterson Original Ring Magazine Heavyweight Championship Belt – Captured by Patterson in his rematch with Ingmar Johansson on June 20, 1960 at the Polo Grounds.

Lot #16 – 1967 Frank Robinson Game Used & Signed Orioles Road Jersey – Robinson has added his signature to the front of the jersey, topping off an already extraordinary Hall of Fame and museum quality piece. This jersey comes with an LOA from Mears for the game use and has been graded an A 6.5. There are also additional LOAs from JSA and PSA/DNA for the signature.

Lot #18 – 1997-98 Michael Jordan Games Used, Signs & Photo Matches Bulls Home Jersey – Worn by MJ on 4/11/98 when he recorded his 5000th career assist versus Orlando. The jersey comes with an LOA from the Chicago Bulls for the game use, Upper Deck for the signature and Resolution Photo-matching for the photo match.

Lot #17 – 1976 Muhammad Ali Fight Worn Robe VS Ken Norton at Yankee Stadium – The robe is a full, calf length white crushed velvet with satin trim. The back features 3-inch tall purple block letters with “MUHAMMAD” arched above “ALI”. The front has two waist pockets with white satin trim on the top edges and a left breast pocket trimmed in white satin with an EVERLAST label bearing the notation “MADE EXPRESSLY FOR MUHAMMAD ALI”. The robe comes with an LOA from noted boxing expert Craig R. Hamilton and WBC Authentication.

Lot #22 – NBA 50 Greatest Players Litho Completely Signed & Framed (#34/100)

Lot #23 – 1991-2003 NY Rangers Hockey Rink from Madison Square Garden – This rink was the one that hosted the Rangers at MSG for more than a decade including their 1994 Stanley Cup Championship season. Members of the 1994 Rangers’ team have signed pieces of the dasher boards including Mark Messier, Brian Leetch, Mike Richter and many others multiple times. The rink is 85′ x 200′, the official NHL standard. The entire group sits in storage awaiting a new home with an owner ready to relive the greatest moment in modern Rangers history. The signatures come with Steiner COAs.

Lots #26-39- The Senate Page Collection – The rare autograph collection, authenticated and encapsulated by PSA/DNA, is being offered in multiple lots with opening bids ranging from $500-$5,000. Rare signatures include Walter Johnson, Frank Selee, Cy Young and other turn-of-the-century figures.

Lot #43 – 1909-11 T206 White Border Eddie Plank PSA EX5 – Among a total of 71 examples recorded in the PSA census reporting, just seven copies have been placed at a higher, unqualified tier.

Lot #62 – 1951 Bowman #305 Willie Mays Rookie Card PSA NM-MT 8 – Among more than 1,500 copies recorded in the PSA census reporting, just nine examples have been placed at a higher, unqualified tier.

Lot #65 – 1952 Topps #311 Mickey Mantle SGC 86 NM+ 7.5
– Among more than 450 copies recorded in the SGC census reporting, just seven examples have been placed at a higher tier.

Lot #545-548 – Tupac Shakur Collection – Four lots of hand-written song lyrics, poems and prison letters from the hip-hop icon including lyrics to “I Ain’t Mad at Ya” and “Az the World Turnz”.

Lots 557-574 – The Rusty Staub Collection – 18 lots from the 6-time All-Star and fan favorite from the Astros, Expos, Mets and Tigers. Lots include his 1973, 1986, 2000 and 2015 Mets World Series and/or N.L. Championship rings.

Lots #662-678 – The Casey Stengel Collection – 17 lots from the Hall of Fame manager including game-won pants, shirts, jacket and cap as well as his manager’s contract and other documents from both the Mets and Yankees.

About Goldin Auctions
Sports memorabilia impresario Ken Goldin has sold more than $600 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. Goldin Auctions strives to break new ground and offer collectors the best in collectible treasures up for auction in the marketplace. All game worn or autographed items come with team, player, league or additional LOA from industry leading authenticators; and collectors can bid with confidence that their proxy/ceiling bids remain confidential. For more information, visit www.goldinauctions.com.

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