Earliest known Babe Ruth pinstripes, Ty Cobb bat a formidable duo in Grey Flannelís Dec. 12 auction Grey Flannel's Annual Holiday Auction is always a big event for sports memorabilia collectors. This year's Dec. 12 sale features the earliest known Babe Ruth NY Yankees pinstripes, from 1921.
Kansas City/Omaha Kings game-used and autographed home jersey that is the finest known example.
From the gridiron comes an early 1960s Paul Hornung Green Bay Packers game-used and autographed home jersey with photomatch, 20+ team repairs and pristine provenance, and a late-1950s Frank Gifford New York Giants worn, custom-made sideline jacket. Other stars from the football category include a rare 1990 Emmitt Smith Dallas Cowboys game-used and autographed rookie road jersey with numerous team repairs; and a circa-1966 rookie-era Joe Namath AFL NY Jets game-used durene road jersey.
Bidding in Grey Flannel's Holiday Auction will close on December 12, 2012. All forms of absentee bids are being accepted, including by phone and online through Grey Flannel's website at www.GreyFlannelAuctions.com.
Printed catalogs are free to all registered bidders while supplies last. The fully illustrated electronic version of the catalog is available to view online. For additional information, call 631-288-7800, ext. 223; or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Earliest known Babe Ruth pinstripes, game-used flannel pants from 4/13/1921, New York Yankees Opening Day, offered with multiple photomatches. Grey Flannel Auctions image.