The Most Memorable Memorabilia

The Top 25 Sports Memorabilia Sales of All Time

The Most Memorable Memorabilia: The Top 25 Sports Memorabilia Sales of All Time

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Last Updated 09/22/2020

RANK
#1
Description
1892 Original Olympic Manifesto
Price
$8.81 Million
Year Sold
2019
Sold by
Sotheby’s
Authentication
N/A
RANK
#2
Description
c 1928-1930 Babe Ruth Game Worn Jersey
Price
$5.64 Million
Year Sold
2019
Sold by
Hunt Auctions
Authentication
SGC
RANK
#3
Description
1920 Babe Ruth Game Worn Road Jersey
Price
$4.42 Million
Year Sold
2012
Sold by
SCP Auctions
Authentication
Mears
RANK
#4
Description
James Naismith’s Original Rules of Basketball
Price
$4.34 Million
Year Sold
2012
Sold by
Sotheby’s
Authentication
N/A
RANK
#5
Description
2009 Bowman Chrome Draft Prospects Mike Trout (Superfractors) Signed Rookie Card BGS MINT 9
Price
$3.94 Million
Year Sold
2020
Sold by
Goldin Auctions
Authentication
BGS
RANK
#6
Description
The Laws of Base Ball
Price
$3.26 Million
Year Sold
2016
Sold by
SCP Auctions
Authentication
N/A
RANK
#7
Description
“Jumbo” T206 Honus Wagner Card PSA EX 5 (MC)
Price
$3.12 Million
Year Sold
2016
Sold by
Goldin Auctions
Authentication
PSA
RANK
#8
Description
1998 Mark McGwire’s #70 Home Run Ball
Price
$3.00 Million 
Year Sold
1999
Sold by
Guernsey’s
Authentication
N/A
RANK
#9
Description
1952 Topps Mickey Mantle Card PSA 9 MINT
Price
$2.88 Million
Year Sold
2018
Sold by
Heritage Auctions
Authentication
PSA
RANK
#10
Description
T206 Honus Wagner Card PSA NM-MT 8
Price
$2.80 Million
Year Sold
2007
Sold by
SCP Auctions
Authentication
PSA
RANK
#11
Description
1937 Lou Gehrig Game Worn New York Yankees Jersey
Price
$2.58 Million
Year Sold
2019
Sold by
Heritage Auctions
Authentication
Mears, SGC, Resolution Photomatching
RANK
#12
Description
1953 Topps Mickey Mantle Card PSA 10 GEM MINT
Price
$2.50 Million*
Year Sold
2020
Sold by
Collectable
Authentication
PSA
RANK
#13
Description
T206 Honus Wagner Card PSA NM-MT 8
Price
$2.35 Million
Year Sold
2007
Sold by
Private Sale
Authentication
PSA
RANK
#14
Description
1919 Babe Ruth Trade Contract (Yankees Copy)
Price
$2.30 Million 
Year Sold
2017
Sold by
Lelands
Authentication
PSA
RANK
#15
Description
“Jumbo” T206 Honus Wagner Card PSA EX 5 (MC)
Price
$2.11 Million
Year Sold
2013
Sold by
Goldin Auctions
Authentication
PSA
RANK
#16
Description
1927 Babe Ruth Yankees Championship Ring
Price
$2.09 Million
Year Sold
2017
Sold by
Lelands
Authentication
N/A
RANK
#17
Description
1947 Jackie Robinson Game Worn Brooklyn Dodgers Rookie “Color Barrier” Jersey
Price
$2.05 Million 
Year Sold
2017
Sold by
Heritage Auctions
Authentication
Mears
RANK
#18
Description
2013-14 National Treasures Horizontal (RPA) #130 Giannis Antetokounmpo Signed Rookie Patch NBA Logoman Card (#1/1) – BGS MINT 9
Price
$1.86 Million
Year Sold
2020
Sold by
Goldin Auctions
Authentication
BGS
RANK
#19
Description
2003-04 UD “Exquisite Collection” #78 LeBron James Signed Rookie Patch Parallel Card BGS GEM MINT 9.5
Price
$1.80 Million
Year Sold
2020
Sold by
Goldin Auctions
Authentication
BGS
RANK
#20
Description
1986-87 Fleer Basketball Cards Case
Price
$1.79 Million
Year Sold
2020
Sold by
Collect Auctions
Authentication
BBCE, Fritsch
RANK
#21
Description
“Jumbo” T206 Honus Wagner Card PSA EX 5 (MC)
Price
$1.62 Million 
Year Sold
2008
Sold by
Mastro Auctions
Authentication
PSA
RANK
#22
Description
1936 Jesse Owens Olympic Gold Medal
Price
$1.47 Million
Year Sold
2013
Sold by
SCP Auctions
Authentication
ISOH
RANK
#23
Description
Sheffield Football Club Rules
Price
$1.40 Million
Year Sold
2011
Sold by
Sotheby’s
Authentication
N/A
RANK
#24
Description
T206 Honus Wagner Card PSA 2
Price
$1.35 Million
Year Sold
2019
Sold by
Mile High Card Company
Authentication
PSA
RANK
#25
Description
T206 Honus Wagner Card PSA 3
Price
$1.32 Million 
Year Sold
2015
Sold by
Robert Edwards Auctions
Authentication
PSA

*$2.5 Million valuation based on 40% acquisition for $1 million