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Amazing rare collectibles now available from old Yankee Stadium

Yankee-Stadium-Auction As you may have read somewhere today, the Yankees have begun auctioning off a multitude of snazzy items from their old stadium.  While a 4' x 80' piece of sod for your putting green might certainly wet the appetite to spend-spend-spend, the Hernia mole managed to uncover a list of even better, one-of-a-kind specialty items not included in the online sale.

So get out of that Yankees Special Edition Locker Bed, slap on those Mattingly sideburns, throw on a Randy Levine wig and start bidding now.

– Joe DiMaggio's JFK punching bag: $43,000,000

Old west riding boots worn by Wade Boggs: $12,000

– Mel Hall's Eazy-E wig: $7,000

– Joe Torre's crusted wall boogers: Dugout – $15; Office – $11

– Everything ever found in Rub?n Rivera's locker: $16,000,000

– Paul O'Neill rejected hair plugs: $7,500

– Johnny Damon's authentic industrial strength Spaceballs blowdryer: $4,000,000

– Special combo: Mickey Mantle's and David Wells' game day shot glasses (used): $192,000

– Clippers used to cut the hair of Chad Curtis and Joe Girardi: $4 (w/ barber, $24)

– Jesse Barfield's cannon ball training set (600 lbs.): $1,500

– Steinbrenner's King Arthur throne made from Tiffany silver: $700,000

– Matsui peep booth (girl included): $3,500

– Brien Taylor uniform (still in plastic case): $4.99

– Giant bags of sod from the lockers of Jeff Weaver and Doc Gooden: $250,000 each

– Darryl Strawberry's 10 "get out of jail free" cards: $24,000 (or $2,400 each)

– Video of Dan Pasqua being traded: $3.00

– Hot dog bit with small piece of bun stuck to it (said to be once chewed by Cecil Fielder): $50

– George Costanza's bomb-proof desk: $10,000

– Lou Pinella's "NYC girls I haven't banged yet" list: $50,000

– Various Jeter groupie skags trapped in basement: $20 apiece

– Luis Polonia's 75-pound glove (can be used as loveseat for living room): $75,000

– Luis Polonia's black book (many girls now legal!): $47,000

– Buck Showalter's cherished "Black Tail" collection: $12,000

– Sal Fasano's old mustache trimmings: $400 a whisker

– Steinbrenner's frozen head collection: $4,200,000


  1. kevin

    May 14, 2009 at 6:41 am

    Seriously, how much money can they make off of fucking grass? Actually, those things look pretty cool, I think I’m getting one.

  2. Hughes34

    May 14, 2009 at 8:05 am

    “- George Costanza’s bomb-proof desk: $10,000”

    I’m sold if the Elle McPherson PlayBoy is included.

  3. SundayViolence

    May 14, 2009 at 8:06 am

    Sign me up for a night out with Sweet Lou.

  4. Upstate Underdog

    May 14, 2009 at 10:16 am

    -Mike Mussina’s filled in crossword puzzles: $1,000
    -Hensley “Bam Bam” Meulens souvenier t-shirt from Curacao: $2,500

  5. Sportsbook Review

    May 15, 2009 at 1:26 am

    Oh man.. I have to have one of those!

  6. tamtam

    May 16, 2009 at 12:19 am

    i think steinbrenner’s frozen head would look great on my fireplace mantle. but costanza’s bomb-proof desk wouldnt be a bad addition to my home office.

    what about derek jeter’s black book? now THAT’S a must-have!

  7. 660 WFAG AM gaydio

    May 29, 2009 at 4:19 pm

    I want kevin browns’ G5 private jet boarding pass.

  8. Collector

    October 14, 2009 at 12:04 pm

    Very interesting uniform!!!

    Other rare stuff!

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