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Ends Monday, December 1, 2014
Beverly Hills, California – (November 17, 2014) – Julien’s Auctions, the world’s premier sports and entertainment auction house, announced the Icons and Idols 2014: Sports internet exclusive auction featuring a remarkable collection of sports memorabilia. The Internet exclusive auction ends at 5:00 p.m. PST on Monday, December 1, 2014.
This historic collection of items to be auctioned includes property from The World Famous Gold and Silver Pawn Shop as seen on The History Channel program Pawn Stars. These items include Willie Mays’ 1961 San Francisco Giants uniform, items from the collection of four-time Olympic Gold Medalist Pat McCormick — including her 1952 and 1956 gold medals — Evel Knievel’s Florida State ID Card, and lithographs from famed sports artist LeRoy Neiman.
Other highlights include Pele’s 1970 Brazil National Football Team game worn and signed soccer jersey. The 1970 Brazil National Football Team would win the country’s third FIFA World Cup title in 1970, with the team being recognized as one of the greatest teams in World Cup History. Pele has also been recognized as the greatest soccer player in the history of the sport.
Fire suits from NASCAR's most well-known names, Dale Earnhardt and Dale Earnhardt, Jr., will also go up for bid. Earnhardt is regarded as one of the greatest NASCAR drivers of all time, with 76 career victories and seven NASCAR Winston Cup Championships, which is tied for the most all time with Richard Petty.
Other highlights include property from the collection of paddle tennis legend Sol Hauptman. Hauptman has been referred to as “the Babe Ruth of Paddle Tennis.” Hauptman won his first national paddle tennis title at age 17, and won the men’s National Doubles Championship in paddle tennis for 28 consecutive years. Hauptman is an 18-time National Beach Champion and the only player who has won the National Men’s Championships in four different decades: 1970s, 1980s, 1990s, and 2000s. Items offered from Hauptman’s collection include his 1975, 1979, 1983 and 1989 National Championship trophies.
Fans will also have the rare opportunity to bid on champion LeBron James’s St. Vincent and St. Mary’s High School game worn basketball uniform. After spending four years in Miami and winning two NBA Championships, James returned to his hometown Cleveland Cavaliers for the 2014-15 NBA Season. The move has also correlated to a spike in James’s popularity with fans worldwide.
Closes Monday December 1st, 2014 at 5:00 p.m. PST
(with extended bidding)
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