$3 Million in Sports and Civil Rights Memorabilia on Display in New York

To celebrate the 70th Anniversary of Jackie Robinson breaking the MLB color barrier, Goldin Auctions is staging the largest auction ever of sports and civil rights memorabilia through April 29. It includes more than 100 Robinson items, 50 from his Dodgers teammates and many from Civil Rights leaders such as Martin Luther King, Barack Obama, Muhammad Ali, Malcolm X and more. Ten percent of the sale price of all items will be donated to the Jackie Robinson Foundation to help support the Jackie Robinson Museum in NY City. Key items will be on display for the media and auctioneer Ken Goldin will be available for interviews.

WHEN: Monday, April 24 @ 11:00 am-1:30 pm

WHERE: Jackie Robinson Foundation
75 Varick Street, 2nd Floor
New York, NY 10013-1917

On Display:
1955 Jackie Robinson World Series Bat ($400,000)
1965 Martin Luther King “We Shall Overcome Speech” ($500,000)
2008 Barack Obama DNC Speech ($1 Million)
1952 Jackie Robinson All-Star Game Home Run Bat ($300,000)
Muhammad Ali Robe from 1964 Sonny Liston Fight ($300,000)
Willie O’Ree First NHL Goal Puck & Bruins Training Camp Invitation ($20,000 each)
1950 Dodgers Signed team baseball including Robinson & Branch Rickey ($30,000)
Abraham Lincoln Signed Check
Malcolm X Typed & Signed Letter to Elijah Muhammad ($50,000)

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