This auction will feature more than 450 lots of rare baseball memorabilia, including the 1953 Mickey Mantle All-Star Game professional model bat, the Pete Rose “Babe Ruth Crown” for Outstanding Batting Achievement.
Primary Stages (Casey Childs, Founder & Executive Producer; Andrew Leynse, Artistic Director; Elliot Fox, Managing Director) presents the World Premiere of Bronx Bombers, Conceived by Fran Kirmser, Commissioned by Tony Ponturo, and Written and Directed by Eric Simonson (Broadway’ s Lombardi). The production features Joe Pantoliano (Emmy Award winner from HBO’s “The Sopranos”) as Yogi […]
A rare Jackie Robinson baseball glove worn in the Brooklyn Dodgers 1955 and 1956 World Series (his final season) sold for $373,002 on the Steiner Sports Memorabilia “Ground Breaking” on line auction last night, it was announced by Steiner CEO Brandon Steiner. Another vintage Robinson artifact, a game-used Jackie Robinson Model Louisville Slugger bat, authenticated […]
Significant fresh-to-market memorabilia punctuates Heritage Auctions’ Vintage Sports Collectible auction, May 2-4, further bolstering Heritage Sports’ reputation as the hobby’s leading source for significant “finds,” with numerous discoveries making their auction debuts. Also, for the first time in the history of the sports category at Heritage, all lots will close in the Extended Bidding format, […]
The excellent Banzai Babe Ruth by Robert K. Fitts (reviewed here) has been selected the 2013 SABR Seymour Medal winner, honoring the best book of baseball history or biography from the previous year. The book, published by the University of Nebraska press, chronicles the 1934 Japan barnstorming tour which featured Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, Jimmie […]
The year was 1927. The Babe hit 60, and Gallagher’s Steak House was born. In celebration of its 85th Birthday this year, Gallagher’s (228 West 52nd Street) will host a Babe Ruth Look-Alike Contest on Monday night, September 24, at 6:30 PM. A galaxy of to-be-announced prizes will be awarded to the winner, as selected […]