CHICAGO — A sport ticket from Michael Jordan’s 1984 NBA debut for the Chicago Bulls offered for practically $25,000, a report for a ticket of its form however not the general report for the Corridor of Famer’s first sport.
The Huggins and Scott Auctions sale, which ended within the wee hours Friday morning, drew 62 bids and closed at $24,907.50, together with the client’s premium.
“The Jordan stuff proper now could be simply via the ceiling on every little thing,” stated Mark Townsend, proprietor of Columbia, Maryland-based TicketsFromThePast.com. “It’s simply loopy.”
The ticket stub, one in all solely 11 graded by sports activities memorabilia authentication service PSA, was from the Bulls season opener in opposition to the Washington Bullets on Oct. 26, 1984, at Chicago Stadium. Jordan had 16 factors, six rebounds, seven assists, two steals and 4 blocked pictures in a 109-93 Bulls victory in entrance of 13,913 followers.
Based on a Huggins and Scott spokesman, the sale set a report for a box-office ticket from Jordan’s debut.
In August 2018, Heritage Public sale fetched an NBA-record $33,600 for a season ticket from Jordan’s debut, which is tougher to return by than a box-office-issued ticket just like the one offered Friday. Final 12 months, one other season ticket went for $28,800 via Goldin Auctions.
Townsend stated he was shocked Friday’s general-admission ticket offered for such a excessive worth with a “Good 2” grade on a scale of 10.