“Miracle upon Ice” hockey shirt, Red Sox weakling sock sold at auction


NY (Reuters) : A shirt used by the captain of the U. Ersus. men’s Olympic hockey team in the “Miracle upon Ice” victory on the Soviet Partnership in 1980 sold at auction upon Saturday regarding $657, 250, less than have been expected.

A blood-stained sock used by Birkenstock boston Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling in the 04 World Series also was among the more than 100 components of sports memorabilia offered by Traditions Online auctions within Ny. This people paid $92, 612. 40, such as auctioneer fees.

A personal collector who asked to remain anonymous bought Eruzione ‘s jersey, that had been estimated to sell regarding $1 million or more prior to the auction, based on Heritage Online auctions.

Eruzione, a vital member of the U. Ersus. hockey team in the 1980 Winter season Olympics at Lake Placid, Ny, scored the winning goal in a 4-3 disappointed over an experienced Soviet side that had centered the sport regarding much of the previous two decades.

Sports Illustrated called the U. Ersus. triumph the very best sports moment of the twentieth Century.

The particular U. Ersus. team went on to defeat Finland 4-2 to win the precious metal honor.

Eruzione also put up regarding auction nearly two dozen other pursuits connected to the 1980 Winter season Olympics, including the hockey stick he utilized to score the actual winning goal, which people paid $262, nine hundred.

“I’m auctioning these items off because I wish to manage my family, my personal charity, and also to turn them over to background, ” Eruzione said in a statement prior to the auction.

“They hold no nostalgia for me personally. We went to Lake Placid to begin with: to have a precious metal medal. We achieved that and it is going to never depart my ownership. If my personal jersey can end up in the museum, or even with a collector, a team or a corporation that will take care of it and also display it the correct way, however is going to be happy. ”

Eruzione said most of the items had been saved in a hockey bag in the attic within Winthrop, Massachusetts, because the video game.

The particular bloodied sock used by Schilling throughout Game Two of the 04 World Series has been on display in the Baseball Hall of Fame. The particular Red Sox defeat the St Louis Cardinals for the reason that video game, regardless of Schilling’s injured tendons in his correct foot, that began to hemorrhage, soaking his or her sock.

(Editing by Barbara Goldberg, Gunna Dickson, Cynthia Johnston and also Paul Simao)


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NY (Reuters) : A shirt used by the captain of the U. Ersus. men’s Olympic hockey team in the “Miracle upon Ice” victory on the Soviet Partnership in 1980 sold at auction upon Saturday regarding $657, 250, less than have been expected.

A blood-stained sock used by Birkenstock boston Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling in the 04 World Series also was among the more than 100 components of sports memorabilia offered by Traditions Online auctions within Ny. This people paid $92, 612. 40, such as auctioneer fees.

A personal collector who asked to remain anonymous bought Eruzione ‘s jersey, that had been estimated to sell regarding $1 million or more prior to the auction, based on Heritage Online auctions.

Eruzione, a vital member of the U. Ersus. hockey team in the 1980 Winter season Olympics at Lake Placid, Ny, scored the winning goal in a 4-3 disappointed over an experienced Soviet side that had centered the sport regarding much of the previous two decades.

Sports Illustrated called the U. Ersus. triumph the very best sports moment of the twentieth Century.

The particular U. Ersus. team went on to defeat Finland 4-2 to win the precious metal honor.

Eruzione also put up regarding auction nearly two dozen other pursuits connected to the 1980 Winter season Olympics, including the hockey stick he utilized to score the actual winning goal, which people paid $262, nine hundred.

“I’m auctioning these items off because I wish to manage my family, my personal charity, and also to turn them over to background, ” Eruzione said in a statement prior to the auction.

“They hold no nostalgia for me personally. We went to Lake Placid to begin with: to have a precious metal medal. We achieved that and it is going to never depart my ownership. If my personal jersey can end up in the museum, or even with a collector, a team or a corporation that will take care of it and also display it the correct way, however is going to be happy. ”

Eruzione said most of the items had been saved in a hockey bag in the attic within Winthrop, Massachusetts, because the video game.

The particular bloodied sock used by Schilling throughout Game Two of the 04 World Series has been on display in the Baseball Hall of Fame. The particular Red Sox defeat the St Louis Cardinals for the reason that video game, regardless of Schilling’s injured tendons in his correct foot, that began to hemorrhage, soaking his or her sock.

(Editing by Barbara Goldberg, Gunna Dickson, Cynthia Johnston and also Paul Simao)