Representatives of Legendary Auctions and valuable pieces of Bob Gibson’s personal memorabilia collection are on their way to St. Louis at the request of numerous media sources covering the All-Star Game festivities. In addition to being featured and highlighted in many upcoming news stories, historic pieces from Bob Gibson’s personal collection will be on display from July 11-13 at the “Meet Me in St. Louis” autograph event which will be held across the street from Busch Stadium at the old bowling Hall of Fame. These significant items will be featured in Legendary Auctions’ live auction event to be held on Friday, July 31, 2009 at the House of Blues in Cleveland, Ohio. If you are planning on attending the All-Star festivities, this weekend, be sure to stop by the “Meet Me in St. Louis” event and be amazed at these stunning Gibson treasures.
Significant Gibson memorabilia that will be on display includes:
°Bob Gibson’s 1968 National League MVP Award – acknowledging one of the best single-season pitching performances in history;
°Bob Gibson’s 1968 Cy Young Award from his incredible 1.12 ERA season;
°Bob Gibson’s 1967 World Championship Ring – awarded after winning three games and posting a series ERA of 1.00;
°Bob Gibson’s 1981 Hall of Fame Induction Ring;
°Bob Gibson’s Personal Hall of Fame Plaque – awarded at his induction;
°Bob Gibson’s 1968 St. Louis Cardinals Contract – From His Historic MVP and Cy Young Season!
°Bob Gibson’s “All Century Team” Collection (7 Items) – Bestowed Upon the Top 30 of the 20th Century’s Best Players!
°Bob Gibson’s Game Used Glove
°Bob Gibson’s 2006 St. Louis Cardinals World Championship Ring
°Bob Gibson’s 1959 St. Louis Cardinals Contract – his rookie season!
°Bob Gibson’s “First Major League Victory” Game Used Ball –The Only One He Kept!
Bob Gibson will be one of the baseball greats signing autographs at the “Meet Me in St. Louis” event. There is a fee for attending the autograph session. For more information, on the event, call (618) 281-6014. For additional details regarding the auction of Bob Gibson’s personal collection of significant baseball memorabilia, call Legendary Auctions at (708) 889-9830 or go to www.legendaryauctions.com. Hope to see you in St. Louie!
About Legendary Auctions
Legendary Auctions, headquartered in Lansing, IL, is a premier auction house that specializes in bringing the finest Sports and Americana memorabilia to the collecting public. During the past decade, the company’s principals have managed the sale of over $300 million in historical collectibles and overseen the auction of newsworthy items such as the most expensive baseball card sold publicly, the “Bartman” baseball, Joe DiMaggio’s 56-game hitting streak bat, Mickey Mantle’s 1961 61 home run season jersey, and the bus on which Rosa Parks refused to surrender her seat. Legendary Auctions conducts several sales annually in a combination of phone/internet and live auction events.