To those who knew him, A. Delbert Mickel was above all an extraordinary family man, a true friend and a generous and faithful spirit. He was also curator of one of the finest personal collections of game worn baseball jerseys in the world. Driven by his unbridled love for the game itself, Delbert’s interest in acquiring the finest quality baseball jerseys from some of the games greatest legends, preceded the evolution of the modern, large-scale memorabilia market by decades.
Delberts diligence, resourcefulness, and engaging personality enabled to him to amass a museum-caliber collection beginning long before the internet-age simplified such pursuits. Just as he did in all facets of his personal and professional life, Delbert made a profound and lasting impression on everyone who knew him throughout the baseball memorabilia collecting community. Delbert’s reputation for knowledge, experience and integrity made him one of the most admired collectors of all-time. His standards for quality and authenticity created an invaluable and lasting pedigree that endures with every jersey that ever qualified for inclusion in his esteemed collection.
It is an honor for SCP Auctions to present The Delbert Mickel Estate Collection at public auction. Part Two of this three-stage endeavor highlights our November 19th-December 6th Fall Premier Auction.
The Delbert Mickel Estate Collection (Part Two) Highlights Include:
- 1967 Willie Mays Autographed San Francisco Giants Game Worn Road Jersey and Matching Autographed Pants
- 1946 Stan Musial Autographed St. Louis Cardinals (World Championship, MVP Season) Game Worn Road Jersey
- 1966 Brooks Robinson Baltimore Orioles (World Championship Season) Game Worn Home Jersey (MEARS A9)
- 1968-69 Hank Aaron Autographed Atlanta Braves Game Worn Road Jersey
- 1967 Pete Rose Autographed Cincinnati Reds (Rare One Year Style) Game Worn Home Jersey
- 1969 Don Drysdale Autographed Los Angeles Dodgers (Final Season) Game Worn Road Jersey
- 1985 Nolan Ryan Autographed Houston Astros Game Worn Home Jersey
- 1967 Richie Allen Autographed Philadelphia Phillies Game Worn Home Jersey
- 1998 Derek Jeter Autographed New York Yankees Game Worn Road Jersey
- 1963 Johnny Weekly Houston Colt .45’s Game Worn Home Jersey
- 2008 Clayton Kershaw Los Angeles Dodgers (Rookie Season) Game Worn Road Jersey
- 1960 Marv Throneberry Kansas City Athletics Game Worn Road Jersey
- 1950 Stan Musial Autographed Adirondack Professional Model Game Used Bat (MEARS A9.5)
- 1943 Denny Galehouse St. Louis Browns Game Worn Home Jersey
- 1950’s Duke Snider Autographed Brooklyn Dodgers Game Used Equipment Bag
- 1950’s Stan Musial St. Louis Cardinals Game Used Equipment Bag
- 1942 Harry Walker St. Louis Cardinals (World Championship Season) Game Worn Home Jersey
- 2009 Clayton Kershaw Los Angeles Dodgers Game Worn Home Jersey
- 1957 John Roseboro Brooklyn Dodgers (Last Season in Brooklyn) Game Worn Home Jersey