Forget $100k … the Warriors’ official scorer’s sheet from Wilt Chamberlain’s 100-point game sold for over $214,000 at auction … TMZ sports has learned.
“A collection of baseball memorabilia, at least in catalogue sales, has upstaged Vincent van Gogh’s “Irises,”‘ John Lennon’s psychedelic Rolls-Royce, and the Duchess of Windsor’s jewels at Sotheby’s in New York,” reported The New York Times in 1991.
For the first time ever, the official Philadelphia Warriors scoring sheet from Wilt Chamberlain’s legendary 100-point game is up for sale … and it’s expected to rake in more than $100,000!!!
The newly-crowned finest set of 1922 American Caramel E121 baseball cards joins items from the collection of Basketball Hall of Famer Oscar Robertson and Baseball Hall of Famer Ozzie Smith among headliners in SCP Auctions’ Spring Premier Auction.
Evidence from the greatest pro basketball performance ever is seriously lacking. When Will Chamberlain scored 100 points on March 2, 1962 for the Philadelphia Warriors against the New York Knicks, it was in front of a crowd of roughly 4,000 people.
The finest 1922 American Caramel E121 set of all-time is coming to auction April 10 courtesy of SCP Auctions.
In 1939, Paul Wunder, a visionary collector from New Orleans, embarked on a successful quest on behalf of his daughter Doris to obtain the autographs of the 11 living inaugural inductees to the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, NY on June 12, 1939.
What began as an adventurous trip by a rabid baseball fan nearly 80 years ago will likely end in a big payday for his descendants.
Long before the crush of autograph seekers made spring training an annual target, the atmosphere around big league camps was much more personal for those who did make the pilgrimage to warmer climates.
The record for the most expensive signed baseball in history has been absolutely obliterated. On Sunday, a baseball with the signatures of 11 of the first Baseball Hall of Fame inductees sold at auction for over $600,000.