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Someone is selling MLB's original 1876 constitution, and it's expected to fetch millions

April 21, 2017

On April 22, 1876 — 141 years ago this Saturday — the Boston Red Stockings beat the Philadelphia Athletics, 6-5, in the first game ever played in the National League of Professional Base-Ball Clubs, the outfit that would ultimately become Major League Baseball. The league grew from the ashes of the failed National Association. It got its start at a Feb. 2, 1876 meeting organized by Chicago     Read More »


 
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Someone is selling MLB’s original 1876 constitution, and it’s expected to fetch millions

April 21, 2017

On April 22, 1876 — 141 years ago this Saturday — the Boston Red Stockings beat the Philadelphia Athletics, 6-5, in the first game ever played in the National League of Professional Base-Ball Clubs, the outfit that would ultimately become Major League Baseball. The league grew from the ashes ...    Read More »

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Babe Ruth’s Last Will and Testament Returns to the Auction Block

April 21, 2017

Babe Ruth’s life and career on the diamond has resulted in some interesting pieces of memorabilia. And while jerseys, autographs and bats may be the cornerstones that come to mind, there are some things that fall outside that realm and offer a more personal look at the icon. Babe Ruth’s Last Wil...    Read More »

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Babe Ruth’s Will Coming to Auction

April 20, 2017

He was still a solid player and in the prime of life by today’s standards but after the 1933 baseball season, Babe Ruth decided to get his business affairs in order. At age 38, with a wife and family, he decided to draw up his last will and testament. The document, signed with his full given name...    Read More »

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Willie Stargell Awards, World Series Rings Among Memorabilia Being Auctioned

April 15, 2017

Willie Stargell left a massive impression on baseball, particularly in Pittsburgh where he helped the Pirates win the World Series in 1971 and 1979. Over the course of his Hall of Fame career, Stargell amassed quite the collection of trophies, rings and other awards. Many of them are coming up for s...    Read More »

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Willie Stargell’s Rings, Awards to be Sold at Auction

April 10, 2017

The family of late slugger Willie Stargell has consigned a dozen key items from the Hall of Famer’s career to SCP Auctions. They’ll be offered for sale in the company’s Spring Premier Auction which will open May 24.  ...    Read More »

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Owner of “The Original” T206 Wagner Revealed as Auction Approaches

March 30, 2017

The baseball crazy youngsters who pestered smokers and caused a major uproar in 1909 upon the release of the American Tobacco Company’s trading cards knew it. Honus Wagner was a huge star but finding his picture was a pain in the Heinie....    Read More »

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Chamberlain Rookie Uniform Photo-Matched, Sold

February 14, 2017

SCP Auctions has brokered the private sale of a uniform worn by Wilt Chamberlain during his 1959-60 rookie season with the Philadelphia Warriors.  The #13 jersey and shorts were authenticated and graded A9 by MEARS and recently photomatched by MeiGray.  Among the matching photographs is a color im...    Read More »

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Babe Ruth NY World’s Fair uniform sells for $227,854

January 27, 2017

A unique “NEW YORK” baseball uniform worn by Babe Ruth to promote the 1939-40 New York World’s Fair has sold at auction for $227,854. SCP Auctions sold the uniform at its 2017 Winter Premier auction, which closed Sunday. The entire auction of 1,021 lots of sports memorabilia, game-worn items ...    Read More »

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Why $228K For Babe Ruth’s Sweaty 1939 Uniform May Be A Steal

January 26, 2017

The Babe Ruth uniform, sold by SCP Auctions earlier this week, had everything going for it. For starters, Ruth wore it to promote the 1939-1940 New York World’s Fair, an epic event attracting 44 million people and participants from dozens of countries worldwide. The custom-made flannel jersey had ...    Read More »

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Babe Ruth uniform fetches almost $230K at Laguna Niguel auction

January 26, 2017

SCP Auctions, the Laguna Niguel-based auction house, sold $3.4 million in memorabilia, autographs and game-worn items during an auction that ended Jan. 22. A uniform worn by Babe Ruth to promote the 1939-40 New York World’s Fair fetched nearly $228,000 at the winter auction. One bidder paid more ...    Read More »

 
 
 

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