Sold at auction in 2012, the jersey eclipsed the fee paid for Naismith’s rule book which had been set two years earlier. The jersey has been described as ‘the most desirable baseball artifact’ in history.
Sold for $4.3 million, James Naismith’s 1891 “Rules of Basketball” was once considered to be the most expensive piece of sports memorabilia ever sold.
Mark McGwire set the record for the most single-season home runs in history with 70, smashing the previous record of 61. The record breaking ball sold for $3 million
Honus Wagner played baseball for 21 years with the Louisville Colonels and the Pittsburgh Pirates. Nicknamed ‘The Flying Dutchman’, Wagner was one of the first five members of the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1936. His baseball card was sold for $2.8 million.
Paul Henderson – a Canadian national hero –
has been made a Member of the Order of Canada. HIs legendary 1972 jersey sold for $1.275 million
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