Lot 405. Sidney Crosby Autographed June 22, 2009 “Sports Illustrated” Cover. Bold signature, nm 7 to nm-m 8, against a complex background, on a labeless cover of a complete magazine. The issue celebrates the Pittsburgh Penguins’ 2009 Stanley Cup. In nine NHL seasons, Crosby has won the Art Ross Trophy twice as the league’s leading scorer; the Lester B. Pearson Award-Ted Lindsay Award three times as the league’ best player; the Hart Memorial Trophy twice as the NHL MVP; and the Rocket Richard Trophy once as the leading goal scorer. Authenticated by Kevin Keating.
Winning Bid $92
Lot 406. Mario Lemieux Signed Pittsburgh Penguins Puck. Lemieux’s gold signature is nm-m 8 against the Penguins logo. On its list of top 100 athletes of the 20th century, ESPN rated only Wayne Gretzky, Gordie Howe and Bobby Orr ahead of Lemieux. Kevin Keating authenticated the autograph.
Winning Bid $68
Lot 407. Mario Lemieux Autograph on a Ticket for the 1990 NHL All-Star Game. Lemieux was the MVP for the 1990 All-Star Game, which was played at Pittsburgh’s Civic Arena. His autograph is nm-m 8 to mint 9. He scored four goals, including three in the first period, in a 12-7 Wales Conference victory. Kevin Keating and JSA Authentication both authenticated Lemieux’s signature, which comes with a JSA Basic Cert.
Winning Bid $61
Lot 408. Autographs of Mario Lemieux, Jaromir Jagr and 16 Other 1996-97 Pittsburgh Penguins. Lemieux signed the cover of the April 1993 issue of “Beckett Hockey Monthly.” The silver signature is bold, nm-m 8 to mint 9, against a dark background. The other autographs are on a two-page photo spread in a charity program. Each player signed on or near his image. Besides Jagr, the signers are J. J. Daigneault, Alex Hicks, Andreas Johansson, Darius Kasparitis, Patrick Lalime, Francois Leroux, Craig Muni, Glen Murray, Frederick Olausson, Dave Roche, Alex Stojanov, Chris Tamer, Neil Wilkinson, Jason Woolley, Ken Wregget and Tyler Wright. The autographs are nm-m 8 to mint 9. Authenticated by Kevin Keating.
Winning Bid $40
Lot 410. Green Jacket – From Mario Lemieux’s Celebrity Invitational Golf Tournament. No, it’s not from the Masters. Instead, it’s from the Mario’s – the Celebrity Invitational tournament that raises funds for the Mario Lemieux Foundation for cancer research and patient care. The late 1990s Tournament Collection size large jacket has been worn a few times. Its appearance is nm-m. A 2 ¾” Mario Lemieux Celebrity Invitational logo is on the left front. And after you try this green jacket on, you get to keep it.
Winning Bid $15
Lot 411. Mario Lemieux Signed Beer Can and 2 Pittsburgh Penguins Cereal Boxes. The late 1990s Stroh’s can, which has been emptied through the bottom, has Lemieux’s autograph in gold near his image. Authenticated by Kevin Keating, the signature is nm-m 8 to mint 9, and the can is nm-m. A Wheaties 18-oz. box honors the Penguins as 1991 Stanley Cup Champions, and a Kellogg’s Frosted Flakes box celebrates their 1992 Stanley Cup title. Both boxes are empty but have not been collapsed. The Wheaties box has the Penguins with the Stanley Cup on the front and a team photo on the back. There is a crease in the upper right corner and a small crease on the left edge. Tony the Tiger wears a Penguins’ jersey on the front of the Kellogg’s box; the team is pictured on the back. The box has two corner creases and two edge creases on the front and two creases on the back.
Winning Bid $40
Lot 412. 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.
Winning Bid $40
Lot 413. Pittsburgh Penguins 1969 Logo Pin Signed by Les Binkley and a Rabbit’s Foot. The 2.25” blue, black, gold and white pin is nm with an nm-7 autograph by Binkley in the center. Purple and white ribbons are attached, along with a yellow lucky rabbit’s foot. Binkley was the team’s goalie in its inaugural season in 1967-68 and played in Pittsburgh for another four seasons. Authenticated by Kevin Keating.
Winning Bid $25
Lot 414. Les Binkley Autographed Pittsburgh Penguins Jersey. The Penguins original starting goalie when they joined the NHL in 1967, Binkley played for the team until 1972. Later, 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 the logo of a Rawlings size medium jersey that has the No. 30 Binkley wore.
Winning Bid $102
Lot 415. Sergei Gonchar Pittsburgh Penguins 2009 Stanley Cup Final RbK Jersey. Blue, white and black retail size 50 jersey with the Penguins’ and Stanley Cup Final logo on the front and Gonchar’s name and number on the back. The “A” identifying Gonchar as the team’s alternate captain is also on the front. Gonchar is a five-time All-Star, and he helped the Pittsburgh to win the Stanley Cup in 2009. Nm-m unused jersey.
Winning Bid $35
Lot 416. 2 Pittsburgh Penguins Retail Jerseys, a T-Shirt and an All-Star Game Towel. Both jerseys were made by CCM. A white jersey with black and gold trim, size P/S, has the Penguins’ 1992-2002 logo on the front. Ex+. A black jersey with the same logo on the shoulders has white and gold trim, is size TG/XL, has been used and is vg-ex. A Starter large T-shirt the 1992-93 Presidents Trophy, presented to the Penguins for having the best regular-season record. Mint. A 15.5” x 24” towel was created for the 1990 All-Star Game played in Pittsburgh. It has a small stain and otherwise is ex to ex-m.
Winning Bid $35