An update on the baseball and the auction with about 4 days remaining. Our baseball is the highest bidded baseball in the auction at this time at $11,000. The next closest baseballs are two single signature "Ruths" and a single signature "Gehrig". Highest among those three sits at $8500. now.
As a matter of comparison, team baseballs signed by 1955 A.L. Champion N.Y. Yankees including Mantle and Berra in the sweet spot sits at $400., one signed by the 1955 World Series Champion L.A. Dodgers is at $1800 and 1956 & 1958 World Series Champion N.Y. Yankees (again with Mantle and Berra on the sweet spot) $800 & $450, respectively. A 1959 World Series Champions L.A. Dodgers is at $400.
The highest overall bidded items so far include an Honus Wagner card at $150,000., a Shoeless Joe Jackson card at $130,000., and a Gehrig jersey & bat, both at $90,000. each. There are a total of 1700 items in the auction.