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2016 MID-SUMMER CLASSIC SNEAK PEEKS

  • 1991 L.A. Lakers
    Great Western Forum
    Stanchion, Backboard, Padding
    Dr. J’s May 3, 1987
    Last Career Game Worn, Signed
    Inscribed Shoes
    Dr. J’s 1979-80
    Game Worn 76ers
    Road Uniform Sourced from Agent
    1986-87 Larry Bird
    Playoff Game Worn,
    Signed Converse Weapons
    1995-96 Michael Jordan 72-10
    Season Game Worn,
    Signed AJ 11’S
    1912 T202
    Hassan Triple Folder
    David Shean/Frank Chase PSA 9 (1/1)
  • 2/8/16 Kobe Bryant
    Final Season
    Game Worn, Signed 'BHM' Shoes
    1904 Boston Red Sox
    Photo Composite
    By Carl Horner
    1911 Pinkerton
    Ty Cobb #170
    'Fielding Pose' (SGC Authentic)
    1904 Pittsburg Pirates
    Photo Composite
    By Carl Horner
    Rick Ferrell's 1968
    Detroit Tigers
    World Series Championship Ring
    Christy Mathewson
    1911 T3 Turkey
    Red Cabinet #27 (EX-MT PSA 6)
  • Ernie Banks
    Signed and Dated
    Home Run Baseball #509 (9/10/70)
    Dwyane Wade's 2006
    NBA All-Star
    Skills Challenge Champion Trophy
    High-Grade
    Jackie Robinson
    Single-Signed Baseball
    Zelmo Beaty's
    1971 Utah Stars
    ABA Championship 10K Gold Ring
    Extremely Rare
    Ted Williams
    1948 Leaf Card #76 (Mint PSA 9)
    Robin Yount's Signed
    1982 A.L. Player of Year Award
    (The Sporting News)
  • 1989 Joe Dumars
    Detroit Pistons
    NBA Finals MVP Trophy
    Robin Yount's Signed
    3000th Career Hit
    Game Used Bat (Sept. 9. 1992)
    Robin Yount's Signed
    3000th Career Hit
    Game Used Baseball (Sept. 9, 1992)
    1951 Bowman #1
    Whitey Ford
    NM-MT PSA 8
    1953 Topps #82
    Mickey Mantle
    NM-MT PSA 8
    Wilt Chamberlain's
    '59-60 Outstanding
    Player of the Year Award Trophy
  • Shaquille O'Neal's
    2000 NBA All-Star
    Game Worn Shoes (Won MVP)
    LeBron James
    Signed, Game Worn
    Cavaliers Road Jersey (5-23-16)
    Steph Curry's '15-16
    Dual Signed
    Game Worn Shoes (73-9 Season)
    Dwyane Wade's 2006
    Miami Heat World Champs Ring
    (Mother-in-Law's)
    Larry Bird's '86-87
    Signed, Game Worn
    Boston Celtics Home Uniform (Playoffs)
    2/19/16
    Kobe Bryant
    “DMF” Game Worn Jersey
  • Dwyane Wade's 2003
    Marquette Univ.
    Conference USA Champions Ring
    1928 Babe Ruth
    'Fro-Joy' Die-Cut
    Counter Sign - Only Known Example
    Wilt Chamberlain's
    C. '71 L.A. Lakers
    Game Worn Headband
    Babe Ruth's 1920's
    Die-Cut Ad Sign,
    One of Only Two Known to Exist
    Walt Frazier's 1975
    Game Worn, Signed
    NBA All-Star Game MVP Jersey
    Muhammad Ali's
    Fight Worn Trunks
    Versus Jimmy Young (April 30, 1976)
  • Roy Boe's
    1974 New York
    Nets ABA Championship Ring
    Harry Krause
    1910 Phila. A's
    World Championship Trophy Cup
    Gordie Howe's
    '70-71 Red Wings
    Game Worn, Signed Sweater
    2003-04
    LeBron James Rookie Game Worn
    & Signed Shoes
    1909 American Caramel
    Joe Jackson NM-MT
    PSA 8 (1 of 2)
    1910 T206
    Ty Cobb (bat off shoulder)
    MINT PSA 9 (1 of 3)
  • Jerry West’s
    ’69-70 Lakers Game
    Worn Warm-Up Jacket
    Steph Curry's
    2015-16 Warriors
    Game Used Mouthguard
    Walter Alston's '65
    L.A. Dodgers
    World Series Championship Ring
    Roy Campanella's 1950's Brooklyn
    Dodgers Game
    Worn Catcher's Mitt
    Walter Alston's '63
    Los Angeles Dodgers
    World Series Championship Ring
    Walter Alston's '55
    Brooklyn Dodgers
    W.S. Champs Team Signed Baseball
  • Walter Alston's '83
    Baseball Hall of Fame
    Induction Presentation Plaque
    Walter Alston's '55
    Brooklyn Dodgers
    World Series Championship Ring
    Bob Cousy's 1996
    NBA 50 Greatest
    Players Signed Ltd. Ed. 1/1 Lithograph
    Willie Keeler's
    Twice Signed 1896
    Handwritten Diary (Temple Cup Series)
    1933 Goudey Baseball
    Babe Ruth Card #144
    (NM-MT PSA 8)
    Wilt Chamberlain's
    1971-72 L.A. Lakers
    Game Worn Warm Up Jacket
  • 1965 Joe Namath
    Topps #122 Rookie
    NM-MT+ PSA 8.5 (1/2)
    Nolan Richardson's
    2014 Basketball Hall
    of Fame Induction 10K Gold Ring
    1922 Zeenut PCL
    Jim Thorpe Baseball Card
    (EX-MT PSA 6 1/1)
    Michael Jordan
    2003 Dual Signed, Game Worn
    Air Jordan Shoes
    1952 Topps
    Willie Mays Card #261
    (NM-MT PSA 8)
    Hank Aaron's '73
    Braves Game Worn
    Jersey, '74 Pants (MEARS A10)
  • 1933 Goudey Baseball
    Babe Ruth Card #149
    (NM-MT PSA 8)
    Bill Skowron's 1962
    New York Yankees
    World Series Championship Ring
    John Wooden's
    Circa 1970's UCLA
    Basketball Coach's Worn Jacket
    Ned Hanlon's
    1897 Bill Hoffer
    Baltimore Player's Contract (PSA 9)
    Julius Erving's '86-87
    Signed, Game Worn
    Final Season Sixers Home Uniform
    C. 1970 Dick Butkus
    Chicago Bears
    Game Worn Home Jersey
  • C. 1978 Larry Bird
    Indiana State Univ.
    Game Worn Warm-Up Uniform
    Nolan Richardson's
    2014 Naismith Basketball
    Hall of Fame Trophy
    1967 Fran Tarkenton
    New York Giants
    Game Worn Home Jersey
    Ann Meyers' 1993
    Naismith Basketball
    Hall of Fame Induction Plaque
    1976 Innsbruck
    Winter Olympic
    Games Torch
  • 1991 L.A. Lakers
    Great Western Forum
    Stanchion, Backboard, Padding
    Dr. J’s May 3, 1987
    Last Career Game Worn, Signed
    Inscribed Shoes
    Dr. J’s 1979-80
    Game Worn 76ers
    Road Uniform Sourced from Agent
  • 1986-87 Larry Bird
    Playoff Game Worn,
    Signed Converse Weapons
    1995-96 Michael Jordan 72-10
    Season Game Worn,
    Signed AJ 11’S
    1912 T202
    Hassan Triple Folder
    David Shean/Frank Chase PSA 9 (1/1)
  • 2/8/16 Kobe Bryant
    Final Season
    Game Worn, Signed 'BHM' Shoes
    1904 Boston Red Sox
    Photo Composite
    By Carl Horner
    1911 Pinkerton
    Ty Cobb #170
    'Fielding Pose' (SGC Authentic)
  • 1904 Pittsburg Pirates
    Photo Composite
    By Carl Horner
    Rick Ferrell's 1968
    Detroit Tigers
    World Series Championship Ring
    Christy Mathewson
    1911 T3 Turkey
    Red Cabinet #27 (EX-MT PSA 6)
  • Ernie Banks
    Signed and Dated
    Home Run Baseball #509 (9/10/70)
    Dwyane Wade's 2006
    NBA All-Star
    Skills Challenge Champion Trophy
    High-Grade
    Jackie Robinson
    Single-Signed Baseball
  • Zelmo Beaty's
    1971 Utah Stars
    ABA Championship 10K Gold Ring
    Extremely Rare
    Ted Williams
    1948 Leaf Card #76 (Mint PSA 9)
    Robin Yount's Signed
    1982 A.L. Player of Year Award
    (The Sporting News)
  • 1989 Joe Dumars
    Detroit Pistons
    NBA Finals MVP Trophy
    Robin Yount's Signed
    3000th Career Hit
    Game Used Bat (Sept. 9. 1992)
    Robin Yount's Signed
    3000th Career Hit
    Game Used Baseball (Sept. 9, 1992)
  • 1951 Bowman #1
    Whitey Ford
    NM-MT PSA 8
    1953 Topps #82
    Mickey Mantle
    NM-MT PSA 8
    Wilt Chamberlain's
    '59-60 Outstanding
    Player of the Year Award Trophy
  • Shaquille O'Neal's
    2000 NBA All-Star
    Game Worn Shoes (Won MVP)
    LeBron James
    Signed, Game Worn
    Cavaliers Road Jersey (5-23-16)
    Steph Curry's '15-16
    Dual Signed
    Game Worn Shoes (73-9 Season)
  • Dwyane Wade's 2006
    Miami Heat World Champs Ring
    (Mother-in-Law's)
    Larry Bird's '86-87
    Signed, Game Worn
    Boston Celtics Home Uniform (Playoffs)
    2/19/16
    Kobe Bryant
    “DMF” Game Worn Jersey
  • Dwyane Wade's 2003
    Marquette Univ.
    Conference USA Champions Ring
    1928 Babe Ruth
    'Fro-Joy' Die-Cut
    Counter Sign - Only Known Example
    Wilt Chamberlain's
    C. '71 L.A. Lakers
    Game Worn Headband
  • Babe Ruth's 1920's
    Die-Cut Ad Sign,
    One of Only Two Known to Exist
    Walt Frazier's 1975
    Game Worn, Signed
    NBA All-Star Game MVP Jersey
    Muhammad Ali's
    Fight Worn Trunks
    Versus Jimmy Young (April 30, 1976)
  • Roy Boe's
    1974 New York
    Nets ABA Championship Ring
    Harry Krause
    1910 Phila. A's
    World Championship Trophy Cup
    Gordie Howe's
    '70-71 Red Wings
    Game Worn, Signed Sweater
  • 2003-04
    LeBron James Rookie Game Worn
    & Signed Shoes
    1909 American Caramel
    Joe Jackson NM-MT
    PSA 8 (1 of 2)
    1910 T206
    Ty Cobb (bat off shoulder)
    MINT PSA 9 (1 of 3)
  • Jerry West’s
    ’69-70 Lakers Game
    Worn Warm-Up Jacket
    Steph Curry's
    2015-16 Warriors
    Game Used Mouthguard
    Walter Alston's '65
    L.A. Dodgers
    World Series Championship Ring
  • Roy Campanella's 1950's Brooklyn
    Dodgers Game
    Worn Catcher's Mitt
    Walter Alston's '63
    Los Angeles Dodgers
    World Series Championship Ring
    Walter Alston's '55
    Brooklyn Dodgers
    W.S. Champs Team Signed Baseball
  • Walter Alston's '83
    Baseball Hall of Fame
    Induction Presentation Plaque
    Walter Alston's '55
    Brooklyn Dodgers
    World Series Championship Ring
    Bob Cousy's 1996
    NBA 50 Greatest
    Players Signed Ltd. Ed. 1/1 Lithograph
  • Willie Keeler's
    Twice Signed 1896
    Handwritten Diary (Temple Cup Series)
    1933 Goudey Baseball
    Babe Ruth Card #144
    (NM-MT PSA 8)
    Wilt Chamberlain's
    1971-72 L.A. Lakers
    Game Worn Warm Up Jacket
  • 1965 Joe Namath
    Topps #122 Rookie
    NM-MT+ PSA 8.5 (1/2)
    Nolan Richardson's
    2014 Basketball Hall
    of Fame Induction 10K Gold Ring
    1922 Zeenut PCL
    Jim Thorpe Baseball Card
    (EX-MT PSA 6 1/1)
  • Michael Jordan
    2003 Dual Signed, Game Worn
    Air Jordan Shoes
    1952 Topps
    Willie Mays Card #261
    (NM-MT PSA 8)
    Hank Aaron's '73
    Braves Game Worn
    Jersey, '74 Pants (MEARS A10)
  • 1933 Goudey Baseball
    Babe Ruth Card #149
    (NM-MT PSA 8)
    Bill Skowron's 1962
    New York Yankees
    World Series Championship Ring
    John Wooden's
    Circa 1970's UCLA
    Basketball Coach's Worn Jacket
  • Ned Hanlon's
    1897 Bill Hoffer
    Baltimore Player's Contract (PSA 9)
    Julius Erving's '86-87
    Signed, Game Worn
    Final Season Sixers Home Uniform
    C. 1970 Dick Butkus
    Chicago Bears
    Game Worn Home Jersey
  • C. 1978 Larry Bird
    Indiana State Univ.
    Game Worn Warm-Up Uniform
    Nolan Richardson's
    2014 Naismith Basketball
    Hall of Fame Trophy
    1967 Fran Tarkenton
    New York Giants
    Game Worn Home Jersey
  • Ann Meyers' 1993
    Naismith Basketball
    Hall of Fame Induction Plaque
    1976 Innsbruck
    Winter Olympic
    Games Torch
 

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    Carl Horner Composites of 1903 World Series Combatants

    July 21, 2016

    Carl Horner’s famous image of Honus Wagner that appears on the world’s most famous baseball card wasn’t just used to sell tobacco.  The studio portrait appears on other collectibles, including a remarkable photo composite that pre-dates the T206 set by ...    Read More »

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    Robin Yount Turns Career Memorabilia Over to SCP Auctions

    July 06, 2016

    Hall of Famer Robin Yount has consigned dozens of items from his personal memorabilia collection including the bat and ball from his 3,000th hit, to SCP Auctions.  The company will offer the items in its upcoming 2016 Mid-Summer Classic online auction....    Read More »

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    SCP Auctions to Offer Robin Yount Collection

    July 02, 2016

    SCP Auctions will be offering the prestigious Robin Yount Collection as part of its upcoming 2016 Mid-Summer Classic online auction. Drafted by the Brewers third overall in 1973, Yount made his debut for Milwaukee in 1974 at the age of 18 and quickly became th...    Read More »

    Curry Mouth Guard

    Steph Curry game-used mouthguard up for auction

    June 15, 2016

    Fans will soon have a chance to buy a type of Steph Curry memorabilia that's never been on the market before: a game-used mouthguard. SCP Auctions, which is based in California, said it obtained the mouthguard from a fan who picked it up off the floor near the...    Read More »

  • Alston HOF Plaque - 1983

    Walter Alston Estate Collection in Upcoming SCP Auctions Sale

    June 10, 2016

    A single at-bat, which resulted in a strikeout, comprised the playing career of the late Walter Alston. But four World Series titles, seven National League pennants and 2,040 regular season triumphs later – all realized in a managerial capacity at the helm o...    Read More »

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    Muhammad Ali Memorabilia: Prices Soar Amid Nostalgia Boom Following Boxer’s Death

    June 10, 2016

    The remembrances of Muhammad Ali continued to flood in Friday as the boxing great was laid to rest in his hometown of Louisville, Kentucky. But for a legendary figure like Ali, his life is remembered in more than just stories and fleeting memories —...    Read More »

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    Walter Alston’s Personal Memorabilia Headed to Auction

    June 10, 2016

    Walter Alston’s collection of personal memorabilia is being sold through SCP Auctions. The collection, which is being consigned by his estate, includes game-worn gear, championship rings and other artifacts from his career. Highlighting the auction, which he...    Read More »

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    Eight Investment Tips From The $3.3 Million Sale of 'The Laws Of Base Ball'

    April 26, 2016

    Setting one of the highest prices in the history of sports memorabilia, SCP Auctions has sold the Magna Carta of baseball for $3.3 million. While serving as president of the New York Knickerbocker Base Ball club, in 1857 Doc Adams established base paths at 90 ...    Read More »

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    1857 Laws of Base Ball documents drive home $3.3M at auction

    April 25, 2016

    A handwritten “Laws of Base Ball” document sold for $3.3 million at a sports memorabilia auction conducted by SCP Auctions on Sunday. It took $3,263,246 to secure the 1857 baseball pages whose author was recently identified as Daniel Lucius “Doc” Adams...    Read More »

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    Founding Rules of ‘Base Ball’ Sell for $3.26 Million in Auction

    April 24, 2016

    A group of documents from 1857 that set down some of the fundamental rules of baseball was acquired at auction Sunday by an unidentified buyer for $3.26 million, making it one of the highest-priced pieces of sports memorabilia. “Laws of Base Ball” was put ...    Read More »

  • This photo circa 1870 courtesy of Marjorie Putnam Adams shows Daniel Lucius "Doc" Adams. A newly verified set of documents from baseball's early history serve almost as a paternity test for the game. Maury Povich might look at them on his daytime talk show and declare: "Doc Adams, you ARE the father!" Or, for the man he's replacing, "Alexander Cartwright, you are NOT the father of baseball." (Courtesy of Marjorie Putnam Adams/Wikipedia via AP)

    'Laws of Base Ball' documents fetch record $3.2 million at auction

    April 24, 2016

    A trove of historical documents that shed fresh light on the origins of baseball sold at auction on Sunday for more than $3.2 million, a record auction price for papers related to the sport that became America's "national pastime." The 23 pages of yellowed doc...    Read More »

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    'Magna Carta' of baseball sells at auction for nearly $3.3 million

    April 24, 2016

    Documents that baseball historians have called the Magna Carta of the game have sold at auction for nearly $3.3 million. SCP auctions of Southern California says the 1857 papers called the “Laws of Base Ball” sold early Sunday to an anonymous buyer after m...    Read More »

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    Historic 'Laws of Baseball' documents sell for more than $3M

    April 24, 2016

    Documents that baseball historians have called the Magna Carta of the game have sold at auction for nearly $3.3 million. SCP auctions says the 1857 papers called the "Laws of Baseball" sold early Sunday to an anonymous buyer after more than two weeks of biddin...    Read More »

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    'Laws of Base Ball' bought in auction for $3.26M

    April 24, 2016

    Documents laying out some of the original "Laws of Base Ball" sold for $3.26 million early Sunday morning, setting a new record for the highest-priced baseball document. A spokesman from SCP Auctions told ESPN that the buyer wished to remain anonymous....    Read More »

  • This photo circa 1870 courtesy of Marjorie Putnam Adams shows Daniel Lucius "Doc" Adams. A newly verified set of documents from baseball's early history serve almost as a paternity test for the game. Maury Povich might look at them on his daytime talk show and declare: "Doc Adams, you ARE the father!" Or, for the man he's replacing, "Alexander Cartwright, you are NOT the father of baseball." (Courtesy of Marjorie Putnam Adams/Wikipedia via AP)

    You ARE the father: Who is Doc Adams, baseball's dad

    April 23, 2016

    Daniel Lucius "Doc" Adams may never be a household name like baseball's imagined inventor Abner Doubleday or basketball's actual inventor James Naismith. But a newly verified set of documents, titled "Laws of Base Ball," being sold at an auction that ends Satu...    Read More »

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    Early Baseball Docs, Koufax Jersey Climb Past $300K

    April 22, 2016

    Two items have crossed the $300,000 mark heading into the final hours of bidding in SCP Auctions’ Spring Premier catalog. The groundbreaking and much publicized 1857 “Laws of Base Ball” documents soared to $379,757 on Friday. Originally purchased at auct...    Read More »

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    Prices Climbing for Rare Baseball Documents, Dodgers Legends’ Memorabilia

    April 21, 2016

    With just days remaining in the initial bidding phase of SCP Auctions’ 2016 Spring Premier, a rare, impeccably preserved 1956 Sandy Koufax Brooklyn Dodgers game-worn jersey is leading the way with a high bid of $285,316 at www.scpauctions.com (at the time of...    Read More »

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    'Laws of Base Ball' documents dated 1857 establish new founder of sport

    April 07, 2016

    Modern baseball may have found its birth certificate, and with it a new birth date – and new founding father. Coinciding with the start of the major league season, a set of game-changing documents went up for sale this week. Their authenticity and significan...    Read More »

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    Who's your Daddy? Modern baseball may have new founder

    April 07, 2016

    Modern baseball may have found its birth certificate. And with it a new birth date, and new founding father. Coinciding with the start of the major league season, a set of game-changing documents went up for sale this week. Their authenticity and significance ...    Read More »

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    Who's your Daddy? Modern baseball may have new founder

    April 07, 2016

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Modern baseball may have found its birth certificate. And with it a new birth date, and new founding father. Coinciding with the start of the major league season, a set of game-changing documents went up for sale this week. Their authentic...    Read More »

  • Drysdale's 1962 Cy Young

    SCP Auctions Unlocks Door on Drysdale Collection, ‘Laws of Base Ball’, Koufax Jersey and More

    April 06, 2016

    SCP Auctions’ 2016 Spring Premier online auction begins today and runs through April 23, at www.scpauctions.com. The Don Drysdale Estate Collection, led by the late Hall of Famer’s 1962 Cy Young award and 1963 and ’65 Dodgers World Series championship ri...    Read More »

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    1857 Laws of Baseball; Drysdale, Koufax Memorabilia Kick Off Bidding at SCP Auctions

    April 06, 2016

    Over 1,300 lots hit the block Wednesday as bidding began in SCP Auctions Spring Premier catalog. The auction, which continues through Saturday, April 24, includes dozens of items from the estate of Hall of Fame pitcher Don Drysdale, including his 1962 Cy Youn...    Read More »

  • Laws of Baseball 2

    ‘Laws of Base Ball’ document could fetch $1 million at auction

    March 15, 2016

    Baseball historian John Thorn calls it baseball’s equivalent to the Dead Sea Scrolls. It’s a good parallel. The 159-year-old “Laws of Base Ball” that is headed to auction next month may not have the religious significance of the scrolls found in th...    Read More »

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    1857 ‘Laws of Base Ball’ Rewrites History; Could Sell for $1M+

    March 15, 2016

    In Cooperstown, N.Y., the National Baseball Hall of Fame displays a plaque dedicated to Alexander Joy Cartwright Jr. that dubs him the ”Father of Modern Base Ball.” Further text cast on the regal monument credits Cartwright as having “set bases 90 fe...    Read More »

  • Laws of Baseball 1

    1857 ‘Laws of Base Ball' Document Heads to Auction

    February 29, 2016

    A 159-year-old document that helped establish the modern rules of baseball will be on the auction block this spring and may bring an historic price. Drafted in New York City during the game’s infancy, the “Laws of Base Ball” outlined the rules and guidel...    Read More »

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    What Would A Cam Newton Super Bowl 50 Giveaway Football Be Worth?

    February 01, 2016

    Since his rookie season in 2011, every time Cam Newton has scored a touchdown he has rewarded a young fan in the first row of the end zone seats with the football he used. These moments are as pure as a Norman Rockwell painting and as sweet as Mean Joe Greene ...    Read More »

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    6 unforgettable Super Bowl rings and their sky-high auction prices

    January 29, 2016

    Any NFL player will tell you the ultimate prize in pro football is a Super Bowl ring. But the hefty hunks of 10K gold emblazoned with diamonds and iconic team imagery are not easily won. They’re even harder to obtain if you’re a collector of sports memorab...    Read More »

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    Don Drysdale Career Collection Coming to Auction

    January 27, 2016

    Last summer, we told you that items from the personal collection of Hall of Famer Don Drysdale would be coming to auction. Now, we know a little more about what items from the late pitcher’s career will be offered and when. Game-worn uniforms and other gam...    Read More »

  • Don Drysdale '63 WS Ring

    Drysdale memorabilia headlines SCP Auctions’ Spring Premier sale

    January 26, 2016

    Next to Bob Gibson, there is only one other major-league pitcher from the 1960s who could intimidate batters just by standing on the mound. Big D. Don Drysdale stood 6-foot-5 and surprisingly weighed only 190 pounds — but he looked much bigger. He won 209 ga...    Read More »

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    World's Most Valuable, 1948 Basketball Card Of Pioneer Sets New Record: $404K

    December 08, 2015

    Even though George Mikan was dubbed “Mr. Basketball” and voted the best “basketball player of the half century” in a 1950 Associated Press poll, he doesn’t exactly rival Stephen Curry in household name recognition. Fans and collectors may finally acc...    Read More »

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    Ernie Banks jersey sale sets new record

    December 07, 2015

    Another rare Ernie Banks uniform up for auction, another hefty sale price. For the third time in a year, a jersey worn more than 40 years ago by the late Chicago Cubs legend fetched a six-figure sum at SCP Auctions. The latest—a gray road jersey worn during ...    Read More »

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    George Mikan 1948 rookie card sells for $403,664

    December 06, 2015

    George Mikan's 1948 rookie card sold for $403,664 in SCP Auctions' Fall Premier online auction, a record for a basketball card. SCP Auctions said Sunday that the buyer wished to remain anonymous. The card of the Minneapolis Lakers' Hall of Fame center is from ...    Read More »

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    Do you want to own a 1936 Olympic gold medal? 'Uncle Carl's' is up for auction

    December 04, 2015

    Patricia Burris met “Uncle Carl” in 1977, when she married into the Shy family. She soon would learn one heck of a hoops story and would – 37 years later – wind up in possession of his 1936 Olympic gold medal. Burris used to visit Carl Shy in Seal Beac...    Read More »

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    Expert Eye: Keeping Score

    December 01, 2015

    Dan Imler, the vice president of SCP Auctions, may have been destined to specialize in sports memorabilia: He was born into a family of auctioneers and grew up on baseball (a Massachusetts native, he roots for the Red Sox). On Imler’s watch, SCP has handled ...    Read More »

  • Dimaggio Munson

    Auction house offers uniforms from Yankee greats' last seasons

    December 01, 2015

    Joe DiMaggio and Thurman Munson were great players who led the Yankees to World Series titles, but they didn’t have much in common besides their commitment to excellence. The graceful DiMaggio made everything he did look effortless, while Munson was a gruff ...    Read More »

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    A Valuable, Vintage Rookie Basketball Card Blows Michael Jordan's Away

    November 30, 2015

    I must admit that I barely ever heard of George Mikan, dubbed “Mr. Basketball” for his pioneering play and dominance, until his card came up for auction. But now I’ll have a hard time forgetting him. His 1948 Bowman rookie card— the only specimen ever ...    Read More »

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    DiMaggio, Munson Uniforms on the Block

    November 26, 2015

    SCP Auctions is offering two game-worn uniforms from the final season campaigns of two New York Yankees legends – Joe DiMaggio (1951) and Thurman Munson (1979) – as part of its 2015 Fall Premier online auction. The uniforms originate from the estate collec...    Read More »

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    Jo Jo White puts up rings, memorabilia for auction

    November 24, 2015

    Following in the (size 23) footsteps of former Celtics big man Robert Parish, C’s great Jo Jo White is selling some of the valuable keepsakes he accumulated during his Hall of Fame career. White is auctioning the championship ring he received after the Celts...    Read More »

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    Ernie Banks jersey expected to fetch six figures in online auction

    November 19, 2015

    A jersey worn by famed Cubs infielder Ernie Banks was posted by an online auction company last week, and the seller hopes it fetches more than the six-figure sums two other Banks jerseys sold for in recent years. The auction company, SCP Auctions, hopes the fi...    Read More »

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    Rare Ernie Banks jersey from 1969 goes up for auction

    November 19, 2015

    A rare 1969 Ernie Banks road jersey that had been stashed in a garment bag for more than 30 years was put on auction online Wednesday. Bidding is set to run until Dec. 5 and represents the third jersey since December to be auctioned off by SCP Auctions. Its di...    Read More »

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    PSA 10 Mikan Rookie, DiMaggio Uniform, Gehrig Bat Top SCP Auctions Catalog

    November 19, 2015

    SCP Auctions’ 2015 Fall Premier online auction opened for bidding Wednesday, highlighted by a 1948 George Mikan Bowman rookie card, the only one of its kind that’s been graded Gem Mint 10 by PSA; Joe DiMaggio’s 1951 game-worn Yankees road uniform from hi...    Read More »

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    Gem Mint Mikan Rookie, 1951 DiMaggio Uniform Among Headlines in Latest SCP Auctions Sale

    November 18, 2015

    SCP Auctions’ 2015 Fall Premier online auction is live, running through Dec. 5 at www.scpauctions.com. Top lots include a 1948 George Mikan Bowman rookie card, the only one of its kind that’s been graded Gem Mint 10 by PSA; Joe DiMaggio’s 1951 game-worn ...    Read More »

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    Celtic Great Jo Jo White’s Memorabilia Coming to Auction

    November 12, 2015

    Hall of Famer Jo Jo White, who helped the Boston Celtics win a pair of NBA titles in the 1970s, has consigned some of his career memorabilia to SCP Auctions, which will offer it at auction in 25 lots beginning next week....    Read More »

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    Rare Ernie Banks road jersey up for auction

    November 11, 2015

    Another jersey worn by Ernie Banks nearly a half-century ago has hit the auction block in the wake of two six-figure sales of rare jerseys worn by the Chicago Cubs legend. For the second time since "Mr. Cub" died in January, Laguna Niguel, Calif.-based auction...    Read More »

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    Big-Time Yankee Collector’s Items at SCP Auctions, Including Gehrig Rookie Bat

    November 04, 2015

    The late E. Lisk Wyckoff Jr. was a serious collector of baseball memorabilia, more specifically N.Y. Yankees memorabilia. A lifelong fan of the sport, he had a special fascination with perfect games and went to great lengths to acquire symbolic keepsakes of on...    Read More »

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    The true value of Jose Bautista's home run ball

    October 16, 2015

    Jose Bautista’s historic ALDS game five home-run baseball bounced off the 300-level stands into the 200s, where it nearly hit a man in a peach shirt. If you look closely at the broadcast video, you can see the man search for it as the crowd around him ch...    Read More »

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    How I Missed The Mark On Today's Baseball Card Investment Boom

    October 05, 2015

    In a recent post I took a break from my upbeat coverage of the bullish market in baseball cards and memorabilia to step back, play the devil’s advocate, and give the bears their day. My column provoked more reaction than any other I have written for Forbes....    Read More »

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    Ball from ’92 U.S. Dream Team Sets Auction Record

    August 24, 2015

    A basketball signed by members of the 1992 U.S. Olympic Dream Team  from the Chuck Daly Estate Collection sold for $230,041 to tally the highest bid in SCP Auctions’ Mid-Summer Classic, which concluded early Sunday morning. The multi-signed basketball (au...    Read More »

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    Ernie Banks jersey sold at auction for $137,865

    August 24, 2015

    A rare game-worn 1968 Ernie Banks jersey sold in an online auction for $137,865. Banks, also known as “Mr. Cub,” hit 32 home runs that season. It’s the second Banks jersey that California-based SCP Auctions has sold in the past 12 months. The auction hou...    Read More »

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    What's a Jordan-worn pair of shoes worth?

    August 24, 2015

    While a jury decided last week that using Michael Jordan's likeness in an ad without his permission will cost supermarket chain owner Safeway $8.9 million in damages, collectors were uninspired by the value of some of the basketball legend's game-worn shoes. F...    Read More »

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    Ernie Banks' 1968 jersey on auction block

    August 21, 2015

    The jersey hung above Randy Berman’s crib. When Berman was in college, it hung above his “Kegerator.” Until three months ago, it was still hanging above the cool-beer dispenser in the 36-year-old bachelor’s Rogers Park apartment. But Berman, who goes b...    Read More »

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    Golf clubs used by ex-presidents Eisenhower, Nixon among latest Newport Sports Museum items in SCP Auctions

    August 20, 2015

    Tucked in a bend of Newport Center Drive across the street from Fashion Island, the Newport Sports Museum is now nearly empty of its treasures. The walls and displays in this 8,000-foot space used to include a 1965 Sandy Koufax-signed and game-worn home Dodger...    Read More »

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    Five pair of game-worn Michael Jordan shoes up for auction

    August 19, 2015

    Michael Jordan may not do any endorsement deals for less than $10 million, but bids so far for a handful of his game-worn shoes have been relatively cheap. Five pair of the former Chicago Bulls great's sneakers are up for grabs this week from Laguna Niguel, Ca...    Read More »

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    Lots Of Sole: Auction Includes LT’s Cleats From Super Bowl XXV

    August 16, 2015

    Collectors now have a chance to own some really big shoes, whose soles once belonged to a player who was the heart and soul of the New York Giants. The white, size 13 Nike/Pro cleats worn by Hall of Fame linebacker Lawrence Taylor during Super Bowl XXV at Tamp...    Read More »

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    Chuck Daly's Dream Team memorabilia up for auction

    August 16, 2015

    A game-used basketball from the gold-medal game at the Barcelona Olympics in 1992 — signed by 11 members of the Dream Team and coach Chuck Daly — is the centerpiece of a current auction of the former Detroit Pistons coach's memorabilia at SCP Auctions. ...    Read More »

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    Big shoes to fill: Giants LB Gary Reasons is selling Lawrence Taylor's Super Bowl XXV cleats

    August 07, 2015

    Gary Reasons not only picked up a championship ring after the Giants squeaked past the Buffalo Bills in Super Bowl XXV, he picked up a pair of shoes, too. Reasons has consigned the shoes – Nike/Pro cleats Lawrence Taylor wore in the Giants' 20-19 victory ...    Read More »

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    Chuck Daly’s gold medal-clinching 1992 USA Dream Team Olympic basketball up for auction

    August 06, 2015

    Is there any debate that the 1992 USA Basketball squad, dubbed the Dream Team, was the greatest to ever take the court? Featuring such all-time greats as Michael Jordan, Magic Johnson and Larry Bird, they made short work of their opponents en route to the Gold...    Read More »

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    Banks Jersey Tops Newly Launched SCP Auction

    August 05, 2015

    Bidding for a Chicago Cubs home pinstripe jersey worn by Ernie Banks in 1968 soared past $30,000 in the opening hours of bidding Wednesday as SCP Auctions launched its 2015 Mid-Summer Classic....    Read More »

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    Bat Alex Rodriguez used to get first major-league hit up for auction

    July 24, 2015

    Long before the dishonest steroid denials, the season-long drug suspension,  Biogenesis and Tony Bosch,  Alex Rodriguez was a teenage baseball prospect with awe-inspiring talent and sky’s-the-limit potential. A Southern California sports memorabilia compa...    Read More »

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    SCP Auctions Partners with Basketball Hall of Fame

    July 22, 2015

    SCP Auctions has been named the new official auction and appraisal partner for the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. As part of their multi-year partnership, fans and collectors will be able to experience an annual auction where the Hoop Hall will ben...    Read More »

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    '68 Ernie Banks jersey could field $150K at Aug. 5 auction

    July 08, 2015

    An authenticated Cubs jersey Ernie Banks wore in 1968 could fetch at least $150,000, auction house SCP Auctions estimates. The No. 14 jersey, a white home jersey with blue pinstripes and a navy blue, tan-faced Cubs head patch, will be open to online bids Aug. ...    Read More »

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    Another rare Ernie Banks jersey hits the auction block

    July 08, 2015

    A Chicago Cubs jersey worn during the 1968 season by late team legend Ernie Banks is going up for auction next month and will likely fetch more than $150,000. For the second time in eight months, Laguna Niguel, Calif.-based auction house SCP Auctions is sellin...    Read More »

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    Zack Hample, who's retrieved 8,000 baseballs, won't give HR back to A-Rod

    July 07, 2015

    The fan who wound up with Alex Rodriguez's 3,000th hit Friday night knows a thing or two about catching home run balls. David Kohler of SCP Auctions, which sold Rodriguez's 500th home run ball for $105,000, told ESPN.com's Darren Rovell that the 3,000th hit ba...    Read More »

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    Auction helps extend Gwynn legacy

    May 01, 2015

    Mr. Padre: An online auction of Tony Gwynn’s personal memorabilia has brought in $217,770. The sale of 105 items was arranged by the Baseball Hall of Famer’s widow, Alicia Gwynn. She cited two objectives in the SCP Auctions material: “To share his baseba...    Read More »

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    Michael Jordan rookie shoes sell for more than $71K at auction

    April 27, 2015

    A pair of Nike Air Ships that Michael Jordan wore during his rookie season have sold for $71,553, according to an auction house. It's the second biggest haul for a pair of Jordan or NBA shoes, coming in second to the Bulls legend's "flu game" sneakers that fet...    Read More »

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    Michael Jordan game shoes fetch almost $72,000

    April 27, 2015

    Another piece of authentic Michael Jordan memorabilia has sold in auction for an eye-popping figure. Nearly two years after the shoes worn by the Bulls legend during Game 5 of the 1997 NBA Finals (the famous "Flu Game") sold for nearly $105,000, a pair of Nike...    Read More »

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    Jim Brown's rookie contract sells at auction

    April 27, 2015

    Jim Brown's one-page rookie contract from 1957 sold at auction for $21,228 to an anonymous bidder Sunday morning. The auction drew nine bidders with a minimum bid of $7,500. SCP Auctions of Laguna Niguel, California, who handled the auction, said only Johnny U...    Read More »

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    Buyer pays $71,553 for Jordan shoes

    April 26, 2015

    A pair of Nikes that were the earliest NBA-worn shoes of Michael Jordan's that have ever come to market have sold for $71,553. That's the second-highest price paid for game-worn Jordan shoes. In 2013, the shoes that Jordan wore during the "Flu Game" in the 199...    Read More »

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    Jim Brown's rookie contract up for auction

    April 22, 2015

    Football fans who want to own a piece of Cleveland sports history have a few days remaining to bid on Jim Brown's rookie contract. Bidding has topped $12,000 on the one-page document, which should go for "$30,000 to $50,000," according to Dan Imler, vice presi...    Read More »

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    Tony Gwynn auction closes Saturday

    April 22, 2015

    An auction of 105 items from the collection of Padres great Tony Gwynn will close Saturday. The auction, which is being conducted at scpauctions.com, began April 8. The initial bidding period runs until 5 p.m. PDT Saturday. SCP Auctions spokesman Terry Melia s...    Read More »

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    105 personal items of Tony Gwynn up for auction

    April 17, 2015

    If you love sports memorabilia or if you're just a fan of Tony Gwynn, then you can check out some of Tony's personal memorabilia at an auction. A collection of 105 of his items are being auctioned off and part of the proceeds will benefit a cause close to Tony...    Read More »

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    Babe Ruth's 1933 will being put up for Internet auction

    April 14, 2015

    A Babe Ruth will from December 1933 is being put up for sale by SCP Auctions. Internet bidding is scheduled to close April 25, the company said Tuesday. The nine-page document includes the player's ''George Herman Ruth'' signature and the signature of three wi...    Read More »

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    Tony Gwynn memorabilia to be auctioned

    April 08, 2015

    Just in time for the Padres home opener, an online auction featuring Tony Gwynn memorabilia launched Thursday morning. Laguna Niguel auction house SCP Auctions is featuring 105 one-of-a-kind items from now until Saturday, April 25....    Read More »

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    Tony Gwynn items set for auction

    April 02, 2015

    Items from the collection of Mr. Padre, Tony Gwynn, who passed away last year, will be put up for bid by SCP Auctions. The auction house has secured more than 100 items from Gwynn's widow, Alicia, including three All-Star Game rings, a pair of Silver Slugger b...    Read More »

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    Woodson Putting Memorabilia Up For Auction

    April 01, 2015

    Snider High School graduate and Pro Football Hall of Fame member Rod Woodson has collected plenty of memorabilia during his 30-plus years in the game of football. Later this month a good chunk of his personal collection will be up for auction. Woodson has part...    Read More »

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    Mickey Mantle’s First Yankees Bat May Draw $200,000 at Auction

    March 23, 2015

    A Mickey Mantle signature model bat that might be the first one he used in Major League Baseball is going up for auction, with an expected selling price of about $200,000. The minimum bid for the bat in next month’s online sale by SCP Auctions Inc. is $30,00...    Read More »

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    Up For Auction: Game-Worn Shoes From The Dawn Of Michael Jordan’s NBA Career

    March 20, 2015

    They could be the Holy Grail for any diehard Michael Jordan fan. A pair of Nike hightops billed as the earliest known NBA game-worn shoes worn by Jordan could be yours, if you’re the highest bidder, CBS 2’s Mike Parker reports....    Read More »

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    Michael Jordan's game-worn shoes from rookie year up for auction

    March 13, 2015

    An auction company says it has Michael Jordan's earliest known pair of game-worn shoes from his rookie season with the Chicago Bulls.SCP Auctions expects to get $50,000 or more when it auctions off the shoes beginning April 8. Jordan wore the shoes in a road g...    Read More »

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    Michael Jordan's '84 shoes to auction

    March 12, 2015

    A pair of Nike basketball shoes, believed to be the earliest NBA game-worn Michael Jordan sneakers to ever hit the market, will be auctioned off next month. Khalid Ali, who was a ball boy for the Los Angeles Lakers for the 1984-85 season, has consigned the Nik...    Read More »

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    Rod Woodson selling own collection

    March 09, 2015

    Pittsburgh Steelers great Rod Woodson is selling nearly his entire collection of memorabilia, including his rings, trophies and jerseys. The collection being auctioned by California-based SCP Auctions has more than 70 items from the legendary safety's career, ...    Read More »

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    1951 Game-Worn Jersey from Ollie Matson, Former Standout Running Back for Univ. of San Francisco, Going Up for Auction

    February 24, 2015

    In the fall of 1951, Ollie Matson did everything right. As the punishing, 220-pound senior running back for the University of San Francisco, Matson – a 6' 2" African-American – led the nation in rushing (1,566 yards) and scoring (21 touchdowns, 126 points)...    Read More »

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    Gene Tenace, A’s World Series star, auctioning off memorabilia

    February 19, 2015

    Gene Tenace says he doesn’t need the money. Says he’s not selling his memorabilia to get over the financial hump. Nevertheless, he hooked up with an auction house to sell some of his most prized possessions....    Read More »

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    SCP Auctions Presents John Wooden's UCLA Basketball Coach's Jacket

    February 11, 2015

    Few coaches in history have come close to the success of John Wooden, the late men’s basketball coach at UCLA. The "Wizard of Westwood’s" coveted UCLA Basketball Coach’s Jacket Headlines SCP Auctions 2015 Spring Premier Event with bidding beginning on Ap...    Read More »

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    Gene Tenace Collection Coming to SCP Auctions

    February 04, 2015

    World Series rings seemed to be drawn to Gene Tenace like a magnet. Four of the six he earned throughout his career as a player and coach are among more than 50 items recently consigned to SCP Auctions by the former big league catcher. They'll go on the aucti...    Read More »

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    Gene Tenace Collection Coming Courtesy of SCP Auctions

    February 04, 2015

    SCP Auctions is proud to present the "Gene Tenace Collection" in its 2015 Spring Premier, which is scheduled from April 8 through April 25. ...    Read More »

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    NFL’s Deflategate Seen Inflating Prices for Super Bowl Balls

    January 30, 2015

    Deflated footballs may lead to inflated prices when the National Football League auctions off some of its Super Bowl game balls for charity. That awareness could raise prices as much as 50 percent when the NFL sells many of the 108 official balls set to be use...    Read More »

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    Sports specialist SCP Auctions launches new, improved website

    January 20, 2015

    SCP Auctions, one of the nation’s largest auctioneers and private sellers of sports memorabilia and cards, has just unveiled its new website. Implementing vibrant colors, a fresh design and user-friendly navigation, the new look highlights the company’s re...    Read More »

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    Honus Wagner Baseball Card Sells for $403,664 in Online Auction

    December 08, 2014

    A recently discovered Honus Wagner baseball card sold for $403,664 in an online auction. “Unveiling a fresh T206 Honus Wagner card is a dream scenario for any hobby professional,” Dan Imler, vice president at Laguna Niguel, California-based SCP, said in...    Read More »

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    Watch times change

    August 04, 2014

    A wristwatch once worn by Lou Gehrig will go up for auction Wednesday, the crown jewel among the sports collectibles being sold online by Laguna Niguel-based SCP Auctions. But the Gehrig watch is more than a timepiece. It’s a time capsule, an artifact of ...    Read More »

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    Game-worn Johnny Manziel jersey expected to sell at auction for $100,000

    July 29, 2014

    SCP Auctions, who announced Monday it had obtained the jersey though didn’t divulge from whom, said the jersey is authentic and thought the item could go for as much as $100,000, making it the most expensive collegiate jersey ever auctioned. According to SCP...    Read More »

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    Auctioner turns a passion into a payoff

    July 07, 2014

    “In high school … I started buying and selling baseball cards, going to shows; back then, they had all the conventions,” Kohler said. “And I started running some ads in the trade publications back then because that’s really the only way you could com...    Read More »

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    Babe Ruth's 66-Year-Old Pocket Watch is Auctioned for $650,108

    May 19, 2014

    A pocket watch given to baseball Hall of Famer Babe Ruth during his last appearance at Yankee Stadium in 1948 sold at auction for $650,108, while a game-worn autographed Sandy Koufax jersey went for $268,664....    Read More »

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    Lou Gehrig's Heartbreaking Letter of Optimism

    May 16, 2014

    On June 19, 1939, the doctors at the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota diagnosed Lou Gehrig with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). It was the beloved Yankees first baseman's 36th birthday. The prognosis was unequivocal: a rapid decline and a life expectancy of just ...    Read More »

 

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