Well, that auction recently closed, and Jackie's ROY award sold for big bucks. Per a Leland's press release:
Jackie Robinson's 1947 Rookie of the Year Award with a letter from his widow, Rachel, sold for $401,968 at the Lelands.com Fall 2013 Catalog Auction on Jan. 10. The trophy, which Robinson won for the season during which he broke baseball's color barrier, was sold to an anonymous buyer.I so hope it somehow makes its way to a museum nearby. This Dodger artifact needs to be shared with the public.
In other news, an original street sign that was outside of Ebbets Field ( I featured this sign in a post here) sold for an incredible $58,852. See it below.
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