When it comes to investing in sports memorabilia, buying pieces attached to a big name is usually the way to go. Take a look at some sports collectibles from icons ranging from Joe DiMaggio to Muhammad Ali to Michael Jordan.
Updated Oct. 15, 2010
Posted Aug. 31, 2009
This baseball is signed by 24-time MLB All-Star Hank Aaron.
It's assumed that this robe was taken from The Four Seasons Hotel, and Ali and had his name sewn to the back.
The once-married New York Yankees legend and Hollywood star signed this baseball for a news photographer in the early 1960's in Florida during spring training.
This slice of sod from the original Yankee Stadium is freeze-dried and placed in a glass case.
This replica of Jordan's No. 23 jersey is signed by Jordan.
Hall-of-Famers Mickey Mantle and Stan Musial both signed this photograph with a blue sharpie.
Yankee outfielder Mickey Mantle is featured on this 1954 Red Heart series card.
As an amateur boxer, Sugar Ray Robinson was awarded this gold charm after winning the lightweight open division in 1940.
From the Bronx to your home, these seats were taken from the original Yankee Stadium and feature new commemorative arms with the original back and bottom.
The three-time American League MVP, seen here with Babe Ruth, signed this photograph.