Stan Musial Online Auction Nets $1.2 Million
Hundreds of bidders, most presumably St. Louis Cardinals fans, now own a piece of Stan Musial memorabilia after an online auction of his possessions.
Officials with Heritage Auctions of Dallas said Monday that winning bids for the month-long auction totaled $1.2 million, far more than expected. The auction ended Saturday.
Items ranged from game-worn jerseys to World Series rings to Musial's legendary harmonicas.
Musial died in January at age 92. His family kept most of his belongings but grandson Brian Schwarze said Musial'sfour-bedroom Laduehomewas stuffed with so many things he'd collected over the years that relatives decided on an auction.