Lot 326. Mario Lemieux Autograph on a Pittsburgh Penguins Jersey. Mint 9 autograph on the logo on the front of the nm-m Pro Player size XL jersey based on the Penguins’ mid-1990s uniform. Lemieux’s name and number are not on the back. Generally regarded as one of the top five to 10 hockey players of all time, Lemieux was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1997. Bobby Orr called him "the most talented player I've ever seen." Authenticated by Kevin Keating.
Winning Bid $148
Lot 327. Mario Lemieux Game-Used Autographed Hockey Stick. Lemieux’s signature is nm 7 to nm-m 8 on the shaft of a Koho Revolution 2240 stick, which shows light use. As a player, Lemieux led the Pittsburgh Penguins to Stanley Cup championships in 1991 and 1992. With him as the team owner, the Penguins won another Stanley Cup in 2009. Only two other hockey players, Wayne Gretzky and Gordie Howe, ranked ahead of him on ESPN’s list of top 20th century athletes. Kevin Keating and JSA Authentication both authenticated the signature. JSA's Auction Letter of Authenticity is exchangeable at a discounted fee for a full LoA.
Winning Bid $354
Lot 328. Pittsburgh Penguins Inaugural Season Logo Signed by Goalie Les Binkley. When the Penguins were established in 1967, Binkley became their first starting goalie. He remained with the team until 1972. As a scout, he was part of the Penguins’ 1991 and 1992 Stanley Cup championship teams. His signature, authenticated by Kevin Keating, is mint 9 on an 8” cloth logo. Original examples of the logo, used only in the 1967-68 season, are uncommon. This specimen is ex-m.
Minimum Bid $75