Goldin has announced that its October Legends Elite Auction is now open and features one-of-a-kind items from some of the greatest professional athletes of all time.

Open for bidding now, the auction is headlined by game-worn and signed Michael Jordan 1985 Air Jordan 1s and game-worn and signed 1990 Michael Jordan Inscribed Air Jordan V Sneakers, as well as Mickey Mantle’s first, most esteemed Topps gum card, in a scarcer "High Number" from its 1952 release.

The auction also features a carefully curated selection of memorabilia from some of the most notable legends in each sport such as Jordan, LeBron, Shaq, Messi, Pelé, Mbappé, Ruth, Mantle, Shohei Otani, and dozens of other legends.

The auction will feature rare items from historic and modern-day legends including:

  • Lionel Messi FC Barcelona Jersey from his rookie season
  • Birth Certificate for Brazilian Soccer Icon, Pelé
  • Kylian Mbappé 2022 Game-Used Jersey, Representing both the present and future of European soccer
  • LeBron James 2014 Game-Used, Photo-Matched, Signed, Inscribed Miami Heat Jersey
  • Babe Ruth/Honus Wagner 1935 Game-Used, Dual-Signed, Personalized ONL Baseball from Ruth's 714th HR Game
  • Kobe Bryant 2013-2014 Multiple-Game-Used, Photo-Matched Los Angeles Lakers Jersey
  • Shohei Ohtani 2019 Game-Used, Photo-Matched Los Angeles Angels Red Jersey as he quickly rises to become one of baseball's greatest players
  • Joe Montana 1990 Signed Jersey, where he earned his final First-Team All-Pro selection and penultimate Pro Bowl Selection for the 49ers
  • Shaquille O’Neal 2003 Game-Used Shoe from his time with the Los Angeles Lakers
  • Brett Favre Game-Used, Signed, Inscribed, Minnesota Vikings Jersey from 2009
  • Michael Vick 2006 Game-Used, Photo-Matched, Signed, Inscribed Atlanta Falcons jersey

“There is something very special about owning memorabilia from some of the most iconic sports legends in history,” said Founder and CEO of Goldin, Ken Goldin. “We look forward to our Elite Legends auctions because each item is carefully curated to represent a piece of sports history spanning decades.”

The October Legends Elite Auction is currently open and the items will be available for bidding through October 28. Goldin has built a reputation as the trusted leader in trading cards, memorabilia and collectibles and is a top destination for vintage photography. The Goldin marketplace is always actively accepting consignments for future auctions. To inquire about consigning items, email

Check out ALL the items up for bids!

This auction closes on Friday, October 20.

About Goldin:

Goldin is a leading marketplace for trading cards, collectibles, and memorabilia. Founder Ken Goldin has sold more than $1.5 billion in memorabilia from many of the biggest names in sports, history, and pop culture. The company routinely sets records for the most expensive trading cards and other memorabilia ever sold. Lifelong collectors and new hobbyists alike trust Goldin because the company professionally authenticates everything it sells. Goldin is the official auction partner of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, The Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association, and the Babe Ruth Birthplace and Museum. Learn more at, and on Twitter and Instagram.

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