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Lou Gehrig Signed Yankees Contract Bidding At $110,000

GEHRIG CONTRACT 1925 2The Lou Gehrig Signed New York Yankees Uniform Players Contract from 1925 is the current high bid of $110,000 on the Steiner Auctions “Fall Classic” on-line auction which concludes this Saturday.
The first page of the 92-year old artifact reads “ American League of Professional Baseball Clubs Uniform Players Contract” and features the player’s name, Henry L. Gehrig of “New York City” typed on the front of the artifact. The interior of the artifact features a signature of Jacob Ruppertthat was executed by Ed Barrow, the President of the New York Yankees.
Another featured collectible is Aaron Judge’s Game Used No. 99 Home Uniform Jersey from September 30, 2017 when he broke Babe Ruth’s 96-year record for most Home Runs at Yankee Stadium currently has a high-bid of $31,390.
Seventy years after his passing, an Official American League baseball signed by Babe Ruth inscribed to “Troop 6 Larchmont Boy Scouts from Babe Ruth” is on the Steiner Auctions block, and a generous portion of the final sales price will be donated to the Boy Scouts by consigner Jack Coughlin. The current bid for the ball is $3,808.
Last July, the uniform jersey worn by Aaron Judge in the Yankee rookie’s debut game, which fetched a high bid of $160,644.05, was the top seller in Steiner Auctions’ Mid-Summer Classic on-line auction which concluded Saturday (July 29). A total of more than $1 million in winning bids was collected on 1,006 memorabilia pieces.
Collectors interested in consigning memorabilia to the next Steiner auction may call 914-307-1058 or email auction@steinersports.com.

About Jerry Milani

Jerry Milani is a freelance writer and public relations executive living in Bloomfield, N.J. He has worked in P.R. for more than 25 years in college and conference sports media relations, two agencies and for the International Fight League, a team-based mixed martial arts league, and now is the PR manager for Wizard World, which runs pop culture and celebrity conventions across North America. Milani is also the play-by-play announcer for Caldwell University football and basketball broadcasts. He is a proud graduate of Fordham University and when not attending a Yankees, Rams or Cougars game can be reached at Jerry (at) JerryMilani (dot) com.

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