Grey Flannel’s powerful Holiday Auction of sports memories and iconic Hollywood items closing Dec. 9 Highlights: Record-setting baseball slammed by Ty Cobb in 5-homer spree, Favre jersey, fan’s glove from controversial incident during ’96 AL Championship game
News-Antique.com - Nov 25,2015 - The historical factor goes off the charts with Lot #467, Brett Favre’s game-used Green Bay Packers jersey from his final regular season game as a Packer at Lambeau Field. In front of a home Lambeau crowd of over 70,000, Favre completed 9 of 11 passes for 99 yards and two touchdowns, #441 and #442 of his career. A letter of authenticity from Favre himself accompanies the jersey as well as several photomatches. Reserve: $10,000.
Lot #550 is a Wayne Gretzky game-used Los Angeles Kings road jersey “The Great One” wore during the 1992-93 NHL Season. The jersey comes with a letter of authenticity from the Los Angeles Kings, as well as a second letter from the team’s trainer, Pete Demers. Reserve: $5,000.
With Lot #551, the clock turns back to 1951 and the NBA’s first edition of the All-Star Game, after which “Easy” Ed Macauley was awarded the MVP Trophy. The game featured 15 future Hall of Famers, including Macauley, who finished with 20 points and six rebounds en route to MVP honors as the East won easily over the West, 111-94. Macauley played in seven consecutive All-Star Games, was crowned an NBA Champion with the St. Louis Hawks in 1958 and was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 1960. The historically significant trophy offered by Grey Flannel comes with a letter of authenticity from the Macauley family. Reserve: $5,000.
Other Dec. 9 auction highlights include:
Lot #2 – Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig dual-autographed baseball dated September 30, 1927, the day Ruth broke the MLB record he previously set by hitting his 60th home run of the season. Reserve: $2,500.
Lot #6 – 1927 New York Yankees "Murderers' Row" team-signed photo with Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, Earle Combs, Mark Koenig, Ben Paschal, Tony Lazzeri, and Pat Collins. Reserve: $5,000.
Lot #8 – 1933 New York Yankees team-signed baseball with Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig signatures. The baseball features 23 beautiful black fountain ink signatures in total, nine from Hall of Famers. Reserve: $2,500.
Lot #9 – High-grade Babe Ruth single-signed baseball with a letter of authenticity from PSA/DNA grading it an 8/10. It is accompanied by a letter of provenance from the consignor that states the ball was uncovered from a family chest that had been stored away for 50+ years. Reserve: $5,000.
Lot #38 – Pete Rose’s game-used Cincinnati Reds road flannel jersey from the 1971 season, possibly used in the 1970 World Series. This shirt was originally sourced from Rose’s wife, who brought the jersey to a local Cincinnati baseball card shop in the early 1980s. Reserve: $2,500.
Lot #74 – Ken Griffey Jr.’s game-used Seattle Mariners home jersey from his 1989 rookie season. The jersey has been photomatched to a photo of Griffey with his father, Ken Griffey Sr. of the Cincinnati Reds, taken on July 12, 1989. Reserve: $2,500.
Lot #606 – George Gervin’s game-used San Antonio Spurs home jersey accompanied by letters of authenticity from Gervin himself and the Spurs’