Tag Archives: SCP Auctions

The “Original” T206 Honus Wagner Hitting the Auction Block

The first T206 Honus Wagner baseball card to be featured in mainstream media is being sold through SCP Auctions’ 2017 Spring Premier Auction.

Original Major League Baseball Constitution and Founding Documents Being Sold at Auction

Details on the original Major League Baseball Constitution and Founding Documents being sold at SCP’s 2017 Spring Premier Auction. Includes background and importance of the document.

Willie Stargell Awards, World Series Rings Among Memorabilia Being Auctioned

A dozen pieces of key Willie Stargell memorabilia are being sold at SCP Auction’s 2017 Spring Premier Auction. Lots include awards and World Series rings.

Jim Bouton’s Ball Four archive and memorabilia up for bids through SCP Auctions

By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Sports Card Monthly Editor Back in 1970, the baseball world was in furor over a book called Ball Four that was written by a journeyman pitcher named Jim Bouton. Peeling back the curtain about life in the Major Leagues and pulling no punches, the visceral reaction from the baseball establishment […]

Tony Gwynn’s 3,000th Hit Ball, Hall of Fame Ring Among Personal Items Up for Auction

Details on several pieces of Tony Gwynn memorabilia being sold through SCP Auction in January, 2017. His 3,000th hit ball, Hall of Fame ring and several awards are among the items.

Vince Lombardi 1956 Championship Ring, JFK Telegram Headed for Auction

Details on Vince Lombardi memorabilia being sold by SCP Auctions in January, 2017 including his 1956 championship ring and a telegram from John F. Kennedy.

George Blanda Memorabilia, Awards, Championship Rings Headed to Auction

Details on George Blanda memorabilia being sold at SCP Auctions’ Winter Premier Auction in January, 2017. Items include championship rings, awards and game-used items.

Robin Yount 3,000 Hit Bat, Ball Among Personal Items Sold at Auction

Details and results from the sale of the Robin Yount Collection by SCP Auctions in August, 2016. Items include the bat and ball from his 3,000th hit.

1909 E90-1 American Caramel Joe Jackson Tops $667,000

Details on a 1909 E90-1 American Caramel Joe Jackson selling for more than $667,000 through SCP Auctions in August, 2016. The card is graded PSA 8.

Vintage Gordie Howe jersey offered by SCP Auctions nears $70,000 mark

By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Hockey Editor With a little over a week to go before the hammer comes down, the Detroit Red Wings jersey worn by Hockey Hall of Famer Gordie Howe during the late stages of his time with the club has edged toward $70,000.00 and SCP Auctions estimates that it could reach […]

Want to Own a Game-Used Stephen Curry Mouth Guard?

Details on a 2015-16 game-used Stephen Curry mouth guard to be sold by SCP Auctions in August, 2016.

Walter Alston’s Personal Memorabilia Headed to Auction

Details on memorabilia from Walter Alston’s career with the Brooklyn and Los Angeles Dodgers being sold through SCP Auctions in August, 2016.

Signed Document Banning Pete Rose from Baseball Tops $85,000

The document banning Pete Rose from Major League Baseball has sold at auction for more than $85,000.

1857 Document Outlining Original Baseball Rules Sells for $3.26 Million

An 1857 document titled, “Laws of Base Ball,” by Doc Adams that outlines some of baseball’s key rules has been uncovered and sold for over $3.2 million.

Rare PSA 10 1980 Topps Rickey Henderson Rookie Card Up for Auction

Details on a PSA 10 1980 Rickey Henderson rookie card up for bid through SCP Auction in April, 2016. Also includes background on why the grade is so tough and why the card is so important.

Don Drysdale game-used memorabilia, awards set to be sold

Details on SCP Auctions selling more than 200 pieces of Don Drysdale game-used memorabilia, awards and personal items.

PSA 10 1948 Bowman George Mikan rookie card heads into uncharted territory

After selling for $225,000 in 2009, the only PSA 10 1948 Bowman George Mikan rookie card is expected to sell for double that at the SCP 2015 Fall Premier Auction.

Joe DiMaggio game-worn New York Yankees uniform could fetch over $400K

A Joe DiMaggio game-worn New York Yankees road uniform from 1951 is up for bid at SCP Auctions. Estimates suggest it could sell for over $400,000.

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

By Ryan Cracknell | Hobby Editor 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 Medal at the […]

SCP Auctions partners with Basketball Hall of Fame

By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Basketball Editor 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 benefit from the proceeds. In addition […]

Michael Jordan’s rookie shoes top $70,000 at auction

By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Media As a rookie with the Chicago Bulls in 1984-85, Michael Jordan swiftly proved to be a superstar and while Nike had the foresight to sign him to a deal early on, his iconic Air Jordan shoes were not ready for game action until he had a few games under […]

Jim Brown’s Rookie Contract Up For Auction

By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Media One of the most historically significant player contracts in NFL history is on the block and thanks to SCP Auctions, a lucky collector will soon walk away with a written record of Jim Brown‘s rookie deal with the Cleveland Browns that was signed before the 1957 season began. With […]

Rookie Jordan shoes among SCP auction highlights

By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Media It is hard to imagine one of basketball’s greatest legends wearing anything on his feet other than his iconic namesake Air Jordan shoes, but early in his rookie season, Michael Jordan wore a different type of sneaker and a game-worn pair is hitting the auction block via SCP Auctions. […]

Tony Gwynn memorabilia to be sold by SCP Auctions

The memorabilia collection of one of baseball’s greats is headed to the auction block next week.

Rod Woodson’s rings, jerseys to hit auction

NFL Hall of Fame defensive back Rod Woodson was a six-time First-Team All Pro and ranked third all-time with 71 interceptions. Now, some of the legend’s top memorabilia is hitting the auction block in April. SCP Auctions will offer, among other pieces, Woodson’s AFC Championship rings as well as game-used jerseys from Steelers, Ravens and […]

T206 Honus Wagner headlines next SCP Auction

The Holy Grail of baseball cards is heading to the auction block tomorrow via SCP Auctions.

Jesse Owens’ Olympic gold medal sells for record $1.4 million

By Susan Lulgjuraj | Beckett Sports Card Monthly Editor An Olympic gold medal Jesse Owens won at the 1936 Berlin Games has sold for a record $1.4 million through SCP Auctions on Sunday. Pittsburgh Penguins co-owner Ron Burkle won the medal at auction, according to the Associated Press. He paid $1,466,574.

ESPN.com launches sports memorabilia segment

ESPN.com’s Playbook has launched a weekly video segment called Mint Condition which will focus on the hobby. Check it out.

Babe Ruth game-used jersey sells for $4.4 million

A circa 1920 New York Yankees road jersey worn by Babe Ruth sold for a record $4.4 million early this morning through SCP Auctions.

Dmitri Young puts collection on auction block

Dmitri Young has been a serious baseball card collector for some time — a collector of only PSA 10 grade Gem Mint Rookie Cards.

Earliest known Babe Ruth game-used New York Yankees jersey hits auction block in April

A circa 1920 New York Yankees road jersey worn by Babe Ruth might fetch seven figures when it hits the auction block thorough SCP Auctions on April 30.

Julius Erving auction nets $3.5 million

One of the most iconic basketball figures sold off his entire collection in auction that ended Sunday.