There is less than 10 days left until the conclusion of our auction on April 14th at 9 p.m. You need to get your initial bids in now so that you will be able to bid again after 9 p.m. Grey Flannel Auctions would like to congratulate the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame and the incoming class of 2010 which has just been announced. The inductees include Jerry Buss, Cynthia Cooper, Bob Hurley, Sr., Karl Malone and Scottie Pippen, along with two celebrated teams: the 1960 USA Men’s Olympic team and the 1992 USA Basketball “Dream Team.” The Class of 2010 also includes three legendary players: Dennis Johnson, Gus Johnson and international star Maciel “Ubiratan” Pereira, all of whom will be honored posthumously. The announcement was made at a press conference in Indianapolis, Indiana, the site of the 2010 NCAA Final Four this morning.
A special note: Grey Flannel Auctions would like to congratulate Dennis Johnson and his family for his long awaited induction. We are very proud to have some incredible items of Dennis’s lots;1051 to 1072 in this auction. They were consigned directly by his family and each one will come with a family LOA. Also, please take note of lots 962 and 963 which are the Hall of Fame induction experiences. Induction week this year will be the most incredible time a true basketball fan could ever have. All members of the Dream Team are expected to be there along with dozens and dozens of Hall of Famers. Treat yourself like an MVP and bid on these two lots. Grey Flannel Auctions guarantee that if you win, you will have the time of your life!
April 14th Highlights Include:
Lot #1: 1956 Yogi Berra New York Yankees Game-Used Home Pinstripe Jersey Worn in Don Larsen’s World Series Perfect Game (Photomatch)
Lot #17: 1955 Phil Rizzuto New York Yankees Game-Used Home Pinstripe Jersey (Photomatch) (Very Rare)
Lot #47: 1923 NY Yankees World Series Account Book (First World Series at Yankee Stadium)
Lot #55: 1928 Yankees Inventory Listing of Players Uniforms Including Ruth & Gehrig
Lot #241: 1962 Casey Stengel NY Mets Jacket (Jack Lang LOA)
Lot #388: 1993 Rickey Henderson Oakland A’s World Series Game-Used & Autographed Glove (Henderson LOA) (Eskin LOA) (JSA)
Lot #600: 1996 Rey Quinones NY Yankees World Championship Ring With Box
Lot #1064: 1979 Dennis Johnson Most Valuable Player Award World Championship Series (Family LOA)