Completed Live Auctions

Back Items For The Auction of August 11 - 12, 2000  
  Lot Number Item Description Est. Price Range Sold For Price
  1101 Pair of color litho. engravings issued by “Judge” c.1890’s. Each depicts stereotypical African American baseball cartoons titled “Before the Blackville Umpire was Mobbed” and “The Great Strategic ‘Put-Out’ at Darkeytown”. Each measures 10”x 12” matted and framed: NM $275.00-$375.00 $475.00
  1102 Lot of two vintage baseball pieces to include: June 25, 1956 issue of Life magazine w/Mantle cover: GD and Oct. 2,1961 issue of New York Daily News with Roger Marries hit 61st home run on front cover: VG $40.00-$50.00 $12.50
  1103 Babe Ruth illustration by Jay Stuart c.1993. Marker and watercolor illustrative painting depicting Ruth in full swing dressed in Yankee pinstripes. 18”x23” matted and framed, signed and dated lwr. rt: NM $175.00-$275.00 $60.00
  1104 Pair of original watercolor paintings by Doug West. Bust images of Babe Ruth and Ty Cobb respectively set against a royal blue background with small action scene superimposed under main image. 15”x 20” matted and framed each: NM $300.00-$500.00 $210.00
See a Picture of this Item 1105 Original oil on board painting of Babe Ruth. Modern era depiction of Ruth in home uniform posed with Yankee Stadium game scene in background. Fairly well executed piece with attractive pastel tones, 18”x 22” matted and framed in floral decorated gilt frame. Signed by artist David L. Swasey lwr. left corner: EX-MT $300.00-$400.00 $120.00
See a Picture of this Item 1106 Phila. Phillies pennant c. 1930-40’s. 3/4 size blue pennant with player graphic at left side: EX $200.00-$300.00 $500.00
See a Picture of this Item 1107 Rare Phila. Phillies pennant c.1930’s. Full size blue pennant with Quaker and ball graphic at left, “P” in Philadelphia was used on Phillies uniforms for one year in 1933. Very clean with only slight age wear: EX-MT $475.00-$575.00 $600.00
  1108 Box lot of vintage baseball related newspaper articles, photos, and scrapbook c.1940-50’s. Includes some DiMaggio and Williams related materials: Range GD-EX $40.00-$60.00 $12.50
  1109 Lot of (4) vintage scorebooks c.1940-50’s. Each is scored in pencil incl. 1949 World Series, Several All-Star games, and 1953 World Series: Range VG-EX $50.00-$75.00 $25.00
  1110 Lot of vintage baseball autographs c.1940-50’s. Includes team signed sheets from Dodgers, Tigers and Yankees incl. DiMaggio, Reese, Gehringer, Crosetti, and Keller: Range VG-EX/MT $150.00-$250.00 $100.00
  1111 Vintage baseball autograph lot to include: Auto. album with (56) signatures incl. Appling, Simmons, Frisch, and V.DiMaggio; Bob Doerr auto. real photo postcard; Leo Durocher auto. page; and two small auto. index cards incl. clubhouse Ted Williams: Range VG-NM $100.00-$150.00 $110.00
See a Picture of this Item 1112 Rare Jackie Robinson single signature baseball. Lightly toned off white Frick NL ball signed at top of side panel by Jackie Robinson, signature rates solid 8 out of 10. “1949 Pennant Winners” written in period ink above signature by original recipient, obtained by young man at a game played between Phillies and Dodgers in 1949 at Shibe Park as a foul ball hit into stands and the youth had Robinson sign the ball the next time the Dodgers were in town. Accompanied by a letter of provenance from the original recipient: Ball: EX, Signature: EX-MT $2,000.00-$3,000.00 $3,600.00
  1113 Lot of vintage baseball publications and team issue photographs c.1940-50’s. Includes 1950 Dodgers scorecard, 1940’s Phillies scorecards, 1950 Yankees scorecard, 1943 Street & Smith Baseball yearbook, 1959 Dodgers team issue photo, and several 1940’s Athletics team issue photos: Range VG-EX/MT $75.00-$125.00 $170.00
  1114 1941 “The Dodgers” souvenir book. Softcover yearbook style publication with present and past Brooklyn Dodgers players featured on interior: VG-EX $75.00-$100.00 $140.00
See a Picture of this Item 1115 1949 Brooklyn Dodgers yearbook. Early Dodger publication featuring player photos and biographical info., has some general wear incl. light wrinkling on cover: VG $100.00-$125.00 $70.00
  1116 Lot of two Brooklyn Dodgers yearbooks. One each for years 1951 and 1952: VG $100.00-$150.00 $120.00
  1117 1954 Brooklyn Dodgers yearbook: EX $50.00-$75.00 $100.00
See a Picture of this Item 1118 1955 Brooklyn Dodgers yearbook: EX $125.00-$175.00 $160.00
  1119 1957 Brooklyn Dodgers yearbook: EX $50.00-$75.00 $80.00
See a Picture of this Item 1120 1959 All-Star game program, unscored: EX-MT $100.00-$150.00 $80.00
  1121 Lot of two L.A. Dodgers yearbooks for 1959 and 1960: EX-EX/MT $50.00-$75.00 $100.00
See a Picture of this Item 1122 Fine Hall of Famer autographed baseball c.1943. Lightly toned and clear coated Frick NL baseball signed by 11 players including seven of the original eleven Hall of Fame inductee class of 1939. Signatures include Babe Ruth, Connie Mack, Walter Johnson, Eddie Collins, George Sisler, Frank Frisch, Red Murray, Honus Wagner, Tris Speaker, Duffy Lewis, and signer with first name of Harry who we could not clearly identify. Signatures are bold and dark rating between 8-10 out of 10, ball itself has only minor age wear. Baseball originated from the collection of James Hepburn, Sr. who was the director of ticket sales and stadium ushers for the New York Giants from 1935-1953. Mr. Hepburn was also the founder of the Polo Grounds Glee Club and had access to numerous players and baseball figures during his tenure with the Giants. This baseball was obtained directly by Mr. Hepburn at an Old Timers game played at the Polo Grounds in 1943 and has remained in the Hepburn family since that point. This is one of only a handful of surviving autographed baseballs with seven or more original HOF inductee signatures and rates as very desirable given the signature condition and impeccable provenance. Accompanied by a letter of provenance from James Hepburn, Jr.: Ball: EX, Signatures: EX/MT-NM $10,000.00-$15,000.00 $17,000.00
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Lot group 1001 to 1100