Episode 1: DJ Soars
Rich and his team prepare for their next auction, which includes a Julius Erving ABA all-star jersey and a bat signed by 105 New York Yankees. Rich’s uniform authenticator has disturbing news about a jersey allegedly worn by NFL legend Franco Harris.
Episode 2: Big Shoes to Fill
Rich meets with basketball great James Worthy to authenticate shoes worn by the Lakers in the 1988 NBA Championship. Rich’s team researches a jersey worn by QB Roger Staubach at Navy, and a baseball with a unique signature from Yankee great Mickey Mantle.
Episode 3: Selling Dennis Rodman
Rich goes on a treasure hunt through the storage facility of basketball great Dennis Rodman, then meets with him about auctioning some unusual items. A signed Dan Marino Jersey must pass a grueling authentication before going into the online auction.
Episode 4: Yogi and Bling
Grey Flannel checks out a Brett Favre college helmet and a Yogi Berra jersey supposedly from his rookie season. Then it’s off to a local jeweler to see if a blinged-out Robert Horry NBA championship ring is the real deal or loaded with cubic zirconia.
Episode 5: Koufax and Gretzky
Rich receives an alleged Wayne Gretzky hockey stick and a poster dating back to the 1897 Westminster Dog Show. Later, he heads to the Jewish Historical Society where he examines a Sandy Koufax jersey.
Episode 6: Toe to Toe with a Legend
Owner Rich Russek visits four-time heavyweight champion Evander Holyfield’s mansion in search of a rare piece of boxing history. A mystery bat from the 1920s could be worth $75,000. An expert must determine if a vintage John Elway jersey is real.
Episode 7: The Wizard’s Jacket
Rich tries to consign a jacket worn by UCLA basketball coach John Wooden. Two great items arrive by mail; a Lance Armstrong shirt from his final tour De France victory; and a Mets jersey that might have belonged to hall of fame pitcher Nolan Ryan.
Episode 8: Holy Heisman
Rich lands a Dennis Johnson jersey from the 1978 NBA Finals, a football signed by 60 Heisman trophy winners, and a Ty Cobb bat made into a lamp.
Episode 9: Celtic Pride, Raging Bulls
Rich Russek visits rodeo legend Ty Murray and wife Jewel’s Texas ranch. Boston Celtic great Dave Cowens NBA MVP trophy arrives in the mail. The jersey of former NFL great Reggie White needs an expert’s look to determine if it’s the real thing.
Episode 10: Sayers and Earnhardt
Rich acquires a jersey worn by NBA star Bobby Jones in the 1972 Munich Olympics, and a Gale Sayers jersey arrives in the mail. Then, Rich tries to get a NASCAR collector to consign a pair of Racing Suits worn by Dale Earnhardt and Dale Earnhardt, Jr.
Episode 11: No Mas!
Rich hosts a Trade Show in Westchester where he picks up a ‘27 Yankees ball and a bat allegedly broken by Cardinals Manager Tony LaRussa. Later, Rich hits the road to get his hands on a pair of Roberto Duran trunks and robe.
Episode 12: Jumping Jordans
Rich receives a pair of shoes that could be from Michael Jordan’s rookie season. A collector hopes to sell a 1928 World Series program. And, Rich goes to California for a few days rest; and tries to talk a friend into consigning something for his auction.
Episode 13: Homeruns and Sky-Hooks
Grey Flannel Auctions receives a Joe DiMaggio jersey that holds a clue to a piece of Yankee history from the 1940s. Laker great Kareem Abdul Jabbar's goggles arrive and an American treasure from the 1800s is found in an attic.
About the Show
Every day, Grey Flannel receives hundreds of items. Some are all-stars, poised to reap thousands for the consigner and Richie; while others get benched, falling victim to cheap knock-off material or forged signatures. How to separate the MVPs from the DOAs? That's up to Richie's army of expert authenticators. SportsCenter meets CSI as the Grey Flannel team uses detailed investigation methods and state-of-the-art tools to determine what items are the real deal."Sports is more than just what happens on the field, it is rich with emotion and history. ALL STAR DEALERS opens the door into the world of incredible sports memorabilia where every stitch and smudge tells a story, raising the stakes for buyer and seller alike," said Nancy Daniels, Executive Vice President of Production and Development for Discovery Channel.From the extraordinary — a long-forgotten Mickey Mantle autographed baseball, to the extra-ordinary — Mike Tyson's cup, get ready to play in the big leagues with these ALL STAR DEALERS.