Philadelphia Phillies Collectibles And Memorabilia

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Philadelphia Phillies Collectibles And Memorabilia are items connected with the American baseball team.

Brief history/biography

The Philadelphia Phillies are a professional American baseball team based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Being founded in 1883, the Phillies are the oldest one-name/continuous franchise in professional American sports.

The team has won two World Series titles in 1980 and 2008, seven NL Pennants and 11 East Division titles.

Types of Philadelphia Phillies Collectibles And Memorabilia

Jerseys

Grey Flannel Auctions, Inc. in Westhampton, New York sold Ryan Howard's 2006 Philadelphia Phillies game-used road jersey for $5,000 in September of 2006.

Fusco Auctions in Willoughby, Ohio sold Mike Schmidt's signed 1989 Philadelphia Phillies jersey for $750 in April of 2006.

Heritage Auctions in Dallas, Texas sold Pete Rose's 1979 game-used Philadelphia Phillies jersey for $4,500 in October of 2008.

Baseball bats

Geppi's Memorabilia Road Show in Timonium, Maryland sold Jimmie Foxx's game-used 1940s Hillerich & Bradsby baseball bat (which is a signature model with 1943 to 1949 labeling; model F3) for $14,000 in October of 2005.

Heritage Auctions in Dallas, Texas sold Mike Schmidt's 1980s game-used and signed baseball bat by the 500 Home Run Club for $3,500 in November of 2011.

Baseballs

Pook & Pook Inc. in Downington, Pennsylvania sold a baseball bat which was signed by 25 different Philadelphia Phillies players from the 1958 season for $1,100 in September of 2008.

Baseball gloves

Regency-Superior, Ltd. in St. Louis, Missouri sold a 1937 baseball glove which was signed by various players from the 1937 Phillies team including Dizzy Dean and Chuck Klein for $1,100 in June of 2008.

Baseball cards

Robert Edward Auctions in Watchung, New Jersey sold Whit Wyatt's 1955 Philadelphia Phillies baseball card for $1,000 in May of 2004.

Jackets

Geppi's Memorabilia Road Show in Timonium, Maryland sold a Philadelphia Phillies jacket (circa 1947 to 1949) for $4,750 in October of 2005.

Heritage Auctions in Dallas, Texas sold a 1940s Philadelphia Phillies game-used warm-up jacket for $600 in April of 2010.

Pins

Robert Edward Auctions in Watchung, New Jersey sold a 1950 Philadelphia Phillies team pin for $600 in May of 2004.

Cabinet cards

Rago Arts and Auction Center in Lambertville, New Jersey sold:

Sam Thompson's Philadelphia Phillies Old Judge Cigarettes baseball cabinet card (circa 1889) for $3,500 in December of 2009.

Will "Kid" Gleason's Philadelphia Phillies Old Judge Cigarettes baseball cabinet card (circa 1889) for $2,700 in December of 2009.

Jack Clements' Philadelphia Phillies Old Judge Cigarettes baseball cabinet card (circa 1888) for $1,000 in December of 2009.

Guide for Philadelphia Phillies Collectibles And Memorabilia collectors

Memorabilia that was once signed, owned or used by Jimmie Foxx (who played for the team in 1945), Whit Wyatt (who also played for the team in 1945), Pete Rose (who played for the Phillies from 1979 to 1983) or Mike Schmidt (who played for the team from 1972 to 1989) is considered to be the most valuable.

Memorabilia that dates back to before the 1950s is considered to be more rare than memorabilia from the 1960s to present.

Hillerich & Bradsby bats of the 500 lifetime Home Run Hitters series are considered to be extremely rare among collectors.

Restoration of a Philadelphia Phillies jersey, uniform, helmet, baseball, baseball hat, program, cabinet card, baseball glove or Championship ring is not recommended.

For more information regarding where to find Philadelphia Phillies memorabilia, visit the Philadelphia Phillies official website, Sports Memorabilia or Fans Edge.

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