Absentee Bidding For Our Hall of Fame Induction Auction Ends Tonight at 11:59 PM EST | 4 Ways To Bid

Our Eighth Annual Basketball Hall of Fame Induction Auction culminates tomorrow, Saturday, September 7th when we will re-open the bidding at12:00 pm EST LIVE from the Hall. For your convenience, we have four different ways to bid and participate in this live event:

  • In-Person, Live at the Hall of Fame in Springfield, Mass.
    • Our auction will be in the Hall of Fame Theatre with doors opening at 11:00 am EST. There will be food and beverages served to our bidders.
  • On The Phone (Phone Lines)
    • If you cannot attend our live auction in-person, we highly suggest that you reserve a phone line and take advantage of this free service.
    • If you truly have intentions of winning an item in this auction and cannot attend, we cannot stress enough the importance of reserving a phone line.
    • Call us ASAP at (631) 288-7800 to reserve your phone line(s) as only a limited number of spots remain.
  • Up To / Absentee Bids
    • Place an “up to” or “absentee” bid prior to 11:59 pm EST this evening, Friday, September 6th and it will be executed competitively on your behalf by our auctioneer.
  • On Our Website In Real-Time
    • Our state-of-the-art bidding platform will provide you with the ability to securely participate in our auction from anywhere in the world. Your pre-assigned Bidder ID & Password allows you to see the lots on your computer and bid against live, phone, absentee and internet bidders right from your browser.
    • To bid via GFA Live we recommend that your web browser be up to date with the most recent version available.
    • To participate via GFA Live you must first login to your bidder account. At 11:30 am EST on auction day a “Simple Auctions Site” launch button with a blue gavel will appear under our auctions title bar (8TH ANNUAL BASKETBALL HALL OF FAME INDUCTION AUCTION) on our catalog page as well as on the lot detail pages. Clicking on it will launch GFA Live and allow you to be a part of the action.