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´Miracle on Ice´ hockey
jersey, Schilling´s bloody
sock on the auction block

Reuters, by Jonathan Allen

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Posted By:JoniTx, 2/23/2013 2:32:58 PM

New York - The jersey worn by the captain of the men´s Olympic hockey team in its "Miracle on Ice" victory over the Soviet Union in 1980 goes on the auction block on Saturday and is expected to sell for at least $1 million. A blood-stained baseball sock is also among more than 100 items of sports memorabilia offered up by Heritage Auctions on Saturday night. Bids for the sock worn by Boston Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling during the 2004 World Series were expected to top $100,000, the auctioneer said. The hockey jersey worn by Mike Eruzione, captain of the 1980 gold medal winning

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Scrubber, 2/23/2013 2:44:53 PM     (No. 9192630)

I thought the bloody ankle business wasn´t real.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: BaseballFan, 2/23/2013 3:02:37 PM     (No. 9192639)

#1, that was settled years ago. Gary Thorne admitted misreporting / misrepresenting what Sox catcher Doug Mirabelli had told Thorne.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: ammo guy, 2/23/2013 5:01:54 PM     (No. 9192743)

Been an avid sports fan my whole life and in the 50+ years of doing so, the victory of the US college hockey team over the top professional hockey team in the world (at the dawn of the Reagan era to boot, as a bonus, though we didn´t know it at the time, but I digress) remains the single most exciting moment for me in sports...nothing else comes close. I still get chills whenever I´m reminded and the Sports Illustrated edition with the lads on the cover remains a prized possession. Good luck Captain Eruzione with the auction, you deserve the rewards. Miracle indeed!

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Reply 4 - Posted by: thewarden, 2/23/2013 11:21:31 PM     (No. 9193008)

Yep, I agree. I was in high school when the Lake Placid Olympics happened--very exciting and I remember it all. Best sports moment ever.

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