Lot 294. St. Louis Cardinals Memorabilia – 1930 World Series Press Pass, 1948 Season Pass, Roster, Etc. In 1930, World Series Games 3, 4 and 5 were played Sportsman’s Park, and two wins improved the Cardinals’ to 2-3 as they returned to Philadelphia for Game 6. The 2.5” x 4” pass was assigned to a representative of the “Baseball Blue Book.” It has three punch holes, one for each home game, and multiple creases. It is free of stains, scuffs or extraneous writing. Two ticket stubs are for doubleheaders, one on June 20, 1943 and another on Sept. 10, 1944 with the Cubs. The 1943 stub has an ex-m front and a stain on the back. The 1944 stub is ex-m. Two items are from the 1948 season, a press pass, g-vg, and a roster, vg. The roster consists of three 3.75” x 8.5” panels. Also, a 1967 pencil bat that recognizes the Cardinals as 1967 World Champions and a 3.25” red, white, blue and yellow mascot pin that does the same for the 1982 team. Both items are nm.
Winning Bid $83
Lot 295. New York Yankees Collection with an Emphasis on Roger Maris – and a Gnome. This collection includes a scrapbook with many news clippings of Maris and publications with him on the cover. A more recent moment in sports(?) history is suggested by an 11” Yankees ceramic gnome from Forever Collectibles. This gnome, mint in the original box, wears pinstripes and wields a bat that is engraved with “Bronx Bombers” and very recently appears to have been a significant part of a tree. Here is a complete list of the other, more vintage items: 1. 1960 White Sox at Yankees program with “Yankees in the Hall of Fame” on the cover, vg. Inside is a photo of Maris, Berra, Mantle and Skowron. 2. 1961 Yankees yearbook, back cover missing, front cover taped on, writing on three pages. 3. Scrapbook with a color photo of the 1960 Yankees team as A.L. champions, 40 pages of news clippings primarily from 1961 and 1962 and focused on Maris, and 10 pages of Don Mattingly clippings. The Maris clippings have tape or glue stains. 4-6. Maris on the cover of three periodicals, Nov. 1960 “Sport,” p-f; May 20, 1962 “This Week,” vg-ex, and June 3, 1962 “Family Weekly,” g. 7. A full-page tabloid photo of the 1964 Yankees team, g. 8. Several miscellaneous magazine photos. 9-13. A 1962 A.L. pocket schedule g, a 1962 Yankees schedule g and three 1965 12-page schedules, g to ex. 14-16. 1964, 1966 and 1967 schedules, p-f. 17. “1965 Baseball Handbook and Schedules” from the “Schenectady Gazette,” 48 pages including the strengths and weaknesses of each team, g+ to vg. 18. And an 8” x 10” display with a photo of Whitey Ford and another of Ford and Yogi Berra.
Winning Bid $40
Lot 296. Chicago Cubs Majestic Authentic Collection Jacket. With a red, white and blue collar, the size large zippered jacket has “Chicago” across the front, the team logo on the right sleeve and the U.S. flag on the left. Nm-m. PLEASE NOTE: Proceeds from the sale of this jacket will benefit the Swissvale, Pa., Community Food Pantry, which serves 500 individuals each month, and the Swissvale United Methodist Church, which hosts and operates the Food Pantry.
Winning Bid $55
Lot 297. Baltimore Orioles Lamp. An Orioles batting helmet is the centerpiece (more or less literally) of this 22” tall table lamp. Working and new or just like it, the lamp appears to use a three-way bulb.
Winning Bid $25
Lot 298. 13 McFarlane Baseball Figurines – Aaron, Mays, Ripken, Ryan, Williams, Etc. All of these figures, generally 6.5” to 7.5” tall, have been removed from their packages. They average nm, and the bases they stand on are present. The players are Hank Aaron (Atlanta), Jacoby Ellsbury (Red Sox), Rollie Fingers (A’s), Josh Hamilton (Rangers), Randy Johnson (Mariners), Willie Mays (San Francisco), Mark McGwire, Cal Ripken Jr, Nolan Ryan (Angels road uniform), Nolan Ryan (Rangers), Yasiel Puig, Ryne Sandberg, Ozzie Smith (airborne!) and Ted Williams.
Winning Bid $83
Lot 299. 31 Different Beckett “Baseball Card Monthly” Guides and 4 Other Beckett Issues. These baseball price guides span Nov. 1991 through Sept. 1996 and generally are nm. Here is a list of the issues and front-cover subjects: 1991: Nov., Bo Jackson. 1992: June, Kirby Puckett and Oct., Gary Sheffield. 1993: July, Jackie Robinson; Nov., Fred McGriff and Dec., Mike Piazza. 1994: Jan., Frank Thomas; Feb., Paul Molitor; March, Juan Gonzales; May, Cliff Floyd; June, Ken Griffey, Jr.; July, Manny Ramirez; Aug., Ryne Sandberg; Sept., Jeff Bagwell; Oct., Matt Williams; Nov., Frank Thomas and Ken Griffey Jr., and Dec., Raul Mondesi. 1995: Jan., Cal Ripken Jr.; April, Jose Conseco; July, Ken Griffey Jr., and Oct., Mickey Mantle. 1996: Jan., Multiple Atlanta Braves players along with Ted Turner; Feb., Mo Vaughn; March, Stan Musial and Ted Williams; April, Barry Larkin; May, Frank Thomas; June, Chipper Jones; July, Mike Piazza; Aug., Cal Ripken Jr., and Roberto Alomar, and Sept., Alex Rodriguez. The other four Beckett publications are: “Beckett Focus on Future Stars.” June 1992, Brien Taylor, and Sept. 1992, Chuck Knoblach; “Becket Future Stars,” June 1994, Andruw Jones, and a Beckett 1993 Tribute to Nolan Ryan. . PLEASE NOTE: Proceeds for the sale of this lot will benefit Armbrust Christian Academy, a Pittsburgh area school that provides an education alternative for children from pre-school through high school.
Minimum Bid $15