OMAHA, Neb.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Proxibid (www.proxibid.com), the world’s largest, most trusted online marketplace for buying and selling high-value and specialized assets, will be the exclusive provider of live online bidding when baseball memorabilia from the personal collection of Warner Fusselle, the voice of the Brooklyn Cyclones and the former host of “This Week in Baseball” crosses the auction block. The live auction will take place on Saturday, March 23 and Sunday, March 24 at 10 am Eastern in Florence, South Carolina with live online bidding at the same time via Proxibid. Buyers can log on, view the online catalog and place bids by visiting www.proxibid.com/843auctions.
“With online bidding on Proxibid, anyone in the world with an Internet connection can log on and bid, just as if they were at the live auction, and win the unique and cherished memorabilia for sale in this auction.”
A renowned figure in sports broadcasting, the “Fuse” as he was affectionately called by fans across the globe, passed away in June at the age of 68. Though he is most well-known for his tenure on “This Week in Baseball,” Warner Fusselle, had a long and storied career announcing for many minor league teams, most recently the Brooklyn Cyclones. Fusselle also produced two baseball music albums, authored “Baseball, a Laughing Matter”, and starred in the 1992 film, “The Bad Lieutenant”.
Now, his personal collection of signed baseballs, vintage movie posters, baseball sheet music, vintage sports related movie posters, years of handwritten statistics, “This Week in Baseball” tapes, and a massive collection of sports related books, magazines and memorabilia will be available for live online bidding in this auction. Featured items include:
- Lot 2464: Red Barber’s “Big League Baseball Game”
- Lot 2148b: Baseball signed by Hank Aaron #755
- Lot 2148c: 50th Anniversary Ball signed by Rachel Robinson, wife of Jackie Robinson
- Lot 2046: Harry Caray autographed print to Warner Fusselle
- Lot 2057: Vintage sheet music “Brother Noah Gave out Checks for Rain” 1907 (MCMVII) Jos. Morris, Phila, Pa.
“Baseball fans from across the globe will want to log on and bid in this auction of memorabilia from the personal collection of one of the most iconic sports broadcasters of our time,” said Dean Strickland, auctioneer with 843Auctions.com. “With online bidding on Proxibid, anyone in the world with an Internet connection can log on and bid, just as if they were at the live auction, and win the unique and cherished memorabilia for sale in this auction.”
For more information about this auction, to view the online catalog or to place a bid, please visit www.proxibid.com/843auctions.
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