Wednesday, March 1

Arnold Palmers' Shoes: Impossible to Fill, Very Expensive to Buy ($66,000)

THE GOLF SHOES ARNOLD PALMER WORE when he won the 1958 Masters fetched $66,000 at Heritage Auctions' Platinum Night in Dallas last Saturday, setting a record for golf shoes.

The final price for Palmer's shoes made them the sixth highest selling game-worn shoes to be sold at auction.

The Top 5

1. Boxer Muhammad Ali’s "Thrilla in Manila" boots, $119,500.

2. NBA superstar Michael Jordan "Flu Game" Nike shoes, $104,765.

3. Muhammad Ali "Rumble in the Jungle" boots, $100,725.

4. NFL Hall of Famer Johnny Unitas' Baltimore Colts final-game cleats, $71,700.

5. Michael Jordan, pre-Air Jordans, $71,553.

Plus "The King" ...

6. Arnold Palmer, 1958 Masters golf shoes, $66,000.

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