Jeff Nelson's bone chips $23,600*
Build your own athlete! They're from the Mariner's surgically
repaired pitching elbow.
Ty Cobb's dentures $7,475
The great Tiger was toothless. Who knew?
Steve Francis's tooth $101
Rockets guard had it knocked out in an on-court collision.
July 6, 2003
Tim Hudson's goatee hairs $2,405
Price includes dirt from the pitcher's cleats.
Babe Ruth's hair $102.51
Soft as a Bambino's.
Mickey Mantle's hair $6,900
Auctioned off by the Mick's former lover--and agent.
DRESSED FOR SUCCESS
Babe Ruth's straw hat $6,065.36
The inside headband shows Ruthian wear.
Tom Seaver's toothpick $440
From a Hall of Fame pitcher who didn't spit the bit.
Gary Player's green jacket $5 million
Part of giant lot, including numerous trophies and nine gold medals.
Pele's shirt $224,904
Worn in Brazil's 1970 World Cup victory.
Fridge Perry's Super Bowl ring $27,472.72
Jewelry befitting a major appliance.
David Beckham's shoes $3,418
Completes a Posh look.
Luis Gonzalez's bubble gum $10,000
You get two pieces--both well-chewed by the Diamondback.
Bazooka Joe comic about Gonzalez's gum $1,225
Literature to authenticate your new purchase! Alas, the 2002 comic doesn't come with gum.
Joe DiMaggio's wedding cake $1,742
A slice of the Yankee Clipper's life, from his 1939 wedding to
actress Dorothy Arnold. Forget the microwave; the cake is
Dale Earnhardt's 1986 Chevy stock car $97,200
Bring your fuzzbuster.
Michael Jordan's driver's license $15,000
You can drive the lanes, and cops won't stop you.
Mickey Mantle's Amex card $6,500
And Roger Maris pays the bills!
Brett Favre's house $1 million
In Green Bay, the perfect house to come home to.
HALL OF INFAMY
O.J. Simpson's Heisman Trophy $255,000
Sold at auction; buyer wanted to impress his girlfriend.
Joe Jackson's Black Betsy $577,610
Shoeless used the bat in sandlot games after he was banned.
Pete Rose's 1968 Exemplary Conduct Trophy $9,775
Silver cup awarded by writers for conduct on and off the field.
At least it's not tarnished.
Australian cricket bat $10,000
Belonged to Sir Donald Bradman, the Babe Ruth of Oz.
Babe Ruth underwear $531.46
Honey, can you call me Sultan?
Rey Mysterio's wrestling mask $19.99
Ideal for doing the figure-four leg lock.
Seabiscuit's whip TBD at July 20 auction
Little man in jodhpurs sold separately.
*Prices reflect recent sales, auction estimates or initial asking
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