The promoter is offering a variety of memorabilia for signature and sale.
A Braun autographed MLB ball costs $135. Signed 2008, 2009 or 2010 All-Star commemorative balls are available for $145. A black, Braun game model Sam Bat costs $315. A 16"X20" photo of Braun mid-swing is available for $165. "Portrait of an All-Star," an unframed, limited edition lithograph by Andrew Goralski that highlights Braun's 2008 All-Star season, is available for $250.
Prices for collectors' items dropped off at Legends of the Field's offices or shipped to the signing are: $129 flat items smaller than 11"X14" and baseballs; $149 for flats larger than 11"X14" and mini helmets; and, $189 for bats, jerseys, full-size helmets, and loose canvas items. Inscriptions and personalizations cost $65 each.
Items shipped to Legends of the Field or dropped off at the company's locations must be received by June 2, 2012. Collectors interested in participating in the private signing should call Legends of the Field at (262) 367-1300.
Jewish baseball collectors have access to thousands of Braun cards. These include minor and major league cards of all form and fashions, with dozens of limited edition, autograph and memorabilia card varieties (Beckett.com shows 2,700+ different cards for Braun).
There are more than 5,550+ Braun baseball cards listed on eBay as of this posting (this includes, however, items associated with the "other" Ryan Braun, Kansas City Royals/Chicago White Sox pitcher Ryan Z. Braun) and 770 different cards in the Beckett.com Marketplace.
For collectors who prefer hanging their Jewish baseball memorabilia on the wall, another outlet for Braun collectibles is the MLB Photo Store, which offers 50 different Braun photos.
This includes a portrait of Braun with his bat across his shoulders and beautiful shot of the slugger jubilantly celebrating a home run in Game
5 of the 2011 National League Division Series.
MLB Photo Store prints can be ordered framed and unframed in a variety of sizes.
For Sports Illustrated collectors, Braun is also featured on the covers of the March 31, 2008 and August 29, 2011 editions (as detailed in this JewishSportsCollectibles.com posting). These can be purchased from SI.com, eBay and Amazon.com.
What other Braun memorabilia should JewishSportsCollectibles.com readers know about? What Ryan Braun memorabilia do you have in your Jewish baseball collection? Do you plan to buy anything from the upcoming Braun signing with Legends of the Field? Let JSC.com by commenting below.