Jim Brown’s rookie contract sells at auction

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 Unitas’ rookie contract, which went for $30,000 in 2007, sold for more than Brown’s.