Robert Edward Auctions is always thrilled to be able to present incredible memorabilia items that tie directly to the legendary players and Hall of Famers that played the games we all love so much. This auction presents one of the most impressive selections of game-used items that we have ever handled. A host of high-grade game-used jerseys, all authenticated and several with direct player provenance, are presented for the first time in many years from an advanced private collection. A pair of impressive 1958 Los Angeles Dodgers home flannels from Hall of Famers Sandy Koufax and Don Drysdale are sure to delight diehard Dodgers fans looking for relics from the team’s first year in California. A perfect 1962 Stan Musial St. Louis Cardinals road jersey (MEARS A10), featuring the rare name-on-back style, is one of only a handful of Musial game jerseys offered made available at public auction. Also offered and certified as perfect A10 grade by MEARS are a 1969 San Francisco Giants Willie Mays (home, with pants), 1971 New York Mets Tom Seaver (road), 1971 Minnesota Twins Harmon Killebrew (home), 1974 Boston Red Sox Carl Yastrzemski (home), 1975 Boston Red Sox Jim Rice (road, rookie season), 1980 Philadelphia Phillies Steve Carlton (road), 1982 Houston Astros Nolan Ryan (home), and 1985/1986 Cincinnati Reds Pete Rose (home).
Not to be outdone, the selection of game-used bats is equally as impressive, featuring a “who’s who” of Hall of Famers and stars spanning several decades. Many of the magical names are represented: Ruth, Jackie, Cobb, Mantle, DiMaggio, and Joe Jackson. An incredible PSA/DNA GU10 bat from Ted Williams’ 1955-1957 seasons is among the finest bats of the legendary Splendid Splinter ever to be offered. High-grade specimens from Hank Aaron, Roberto Clemente, Stan Musial, Roy Campanella, Jimmie Foxx, Phil Rizzuto, and Willie Mays, as well as modern favorites Derek Jeter and Mike Trout, offer an incredible array of options for collectors of all budgets and persuasions.