Lelands.com the first ever and most respected sports auction house in the country presents an auction of amazing one-of-a-kind sports memorabilia. It is on their site right now at www.lelands.com. The auction includes the bat used by Pete Rose to get his record setting final hit (4,256); jerseys from Dizzy Dean, Roberto Clemente, Willie Stargell and Robin Roberts; and bats from Rogers Hornsby, Clark Griffith and George Sisler. All of the material in the auction is fully authenticated and researched. Each auction lot carries quite reasonable minimum bids allowing the bidder to determine their own values and makes for many great deals. Bidding is on now and will continue until Friday July 9, 2010. You may go to the website to check out the auction and register if you wish to bid.
The list of other vintage sports memorabilia and cards are endless. It includes such treasures as championship rings and awards from famous athletes including a 2008 Philadelphia Phillies, the legendary collection of boxing icon Jim Jacobs (Mike Tyson’s former manager), the collection of superstar Raul Mondesi, the largest Minnesota Twins Collection ever to be sold publicly, and iconic memorabilia from the family of Heisman Trophy winner Ernie Davis including his game worn jersey.
Also, for the first time ever, LIFE magazine is offering rare photographic images at auction through Lelands.com from it’s world class archive. Among the images up for auction are important original and vintage prints of such legendary athletes such as Mickey Mantle, Willie Mays, Roberto Clemente, Muhammad Ali and many more. They are joined by images of such legendary historical figures as Marilyn Monroe, Picasso, Marlon Brando, Salvador Dali, MLK, Winston Churchill, and more, all by the famous photographers of LIFE.