Julien’s Auctions Presents Sports Legends Live Auction Ending June 23

Julien’s Auctions, the world’s premier entertainment and celebrity estate auction house, announced Music Icons and Sports Legends, an unprecedented collection of music and sports memorabilia being offered in a two-day auction, June 23-24, 2012. The historic collection of items to be auctioned include iconic pieces from contemporary stars of Rock-n-Roll to legendary icons and sports heroes who made history.

Sports fans can feast their eyes on a collection of sports memorabilia featuring the biggest names in sports. From NASCAR to the Olympics and from yesterday’s baseball heroes to today’s basketball champions, the Sports Legends session of the event will no doubt score some of the highest marks of the season. The Sports Legends highlights include a Tony Stewart 2005 race used car hood signed by the racing champion (Est: $3,000 – $4,000)  and a Tiger Woods worn and signed golf glove (Est: $2,000-$3,000).

Also included is a Baseball stars signed “Stat Ball” matched set featuring a collection of 30 Rowlings official baseballs that have been signed and inscribed by 30 athletes with the majority being Baseball Hall of Fame inductees (Est: $5,000-$7,000), a Willie Mays signed 1979 Hall of Fame Inductee bat (Est: $200-$400), a Jackie Robinson 1952 Topps Baseball card (Est: $500-$700), a Pee Wee Reese, the Dodgers legendary shortstop, 1952 Topps Baseball card (Est: $3,000-$5,000), a sought after Mickey Mantle 1952 Topps Baseball rookie card, high number card #311 of the legendary New York Yankee (Est: $6,000-$8,000), a Jim Thorpe 1936 Olympic Record book (Est: $1,500-$2,000), Michael Jordan’s 1995-96 game worn and signed shoes (Est: $4,000-$6,000), a Chicago Bulls 1996 Championship Pendant (Est: $5,000-$7,000), a Kobe Bryant signed artwork by Stephen Holland (Est: $2,500-$4,500), a collection of love letters written by Mike Tyson while he was incarcerated in prison in 1993 (Est: $600-$800), a multi-signed IBF Championship Boxing Belt signed by Muhammad Ali, Smokin’ Joe Frazier, Sugar Ray Leonard and The Macho Man/Hector Macho Camacho (Est: $4,000-$6,000), and a Muhammad Ali Signed 1996 Olympic Torch (Est: $10,000-$14,000). Ali lit the flame at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta.

Registering to Bid
Registration is required to bid in this live auction and can be done in person at the exhibition and auction, or online before the sale at the www.JuliensAuctions.com Registration page to bid by phone, proxy or in person, or online at JuliensLive.com to bid live online, or by calling (310) 836-1818.

Placing Bids
There are four ways to bid in this sale:

*Bid through Julien’s Auctions Online Live in Real Time at JuliensLive.com.

*Place bids in the room by attending the auction.

*Bid over the telephone through an auction house representative, who sits in the room and conveys the bid to the auctioneer.

*Enter Absentee bids. Absentee bid forms are printed in the back of each catalogue, and are also available by calling Julien’s Auctions at (310) 836-1818 or online at our Register to Bid page.

About Julien’s Auctions
With expertise specializing in entertainment memorabilia, Julien’s Auctions has quickly established itself as the premier auction house in high profile celebrity and entertainment auctions. Julien’s Auctions presents exciting, professionally managed and extremely successful auctions with full color high quality auction catalogues unlike any other auction company. Previous auctions include the collections of Cher, U2, Barbara Streisand, the estate of Marilyn Monroe and many more. Official website is www.juliensauctions.com.