“Miracle on Ice” Memorabilia Sells for $1.3 Million

Sports Auction

Sports Auction

More than two dozen bidders helped push the selling price for some patriotic hockey memorabilia to over $1 million.

FOX News Radio’s Sal Giangrasso has details from New York City:

Audio clip:

Sports Auction

It happened more than three decades ago:

(Play by Play) “Five seconds left in the game. ¬†Do you believe in miracles? ¬†Yes! ¬†Unbelievable!”

The U.S. “Miracle on Ice” victory over the Soviet Union at the 1980 Winter Olympics still has a big time payoff, with game memorabilia pulling in a cool $1.3 million.

Miracle On Ice

The jersey worn by Mike Eruzione was auctioned for almost $660,000 and spirited bidding drove the value of the hockey stick he used to score the winning goal to nearly $263,000.  Gloves, warm up suits and pants made up the rest.

In New York, Sal Giangrasso, FOX News Radio.




Comments