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Babe Ruth Yankees jersey sells for $5.46 million — a record price

Babe Ruth Yankees jersey sells for $5.46 million — a record price
Monday 17
7:2 2019

Babe Ruth, shown in an undated photo, transcended his sport as few athletes ever have. (AP Photo/File) Babe Ruth is still producing eye-popping numbers 84 years after his baseball career ended. A Yankees jersey said to have been worn by him during the team’s “Murderers’ Row” period of the late 1920s fetched $5.46 million at an auction over the weekend. That set a record, by more than a million dollars, for a piece of sports memorabilia. The previous record was held by a 1920 Ruth jersey, which sold for just over $4.4 million in 2012. This weekend’s auction was held ...

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Summary: The "Murderers' Row"-era jersey fetched a reported $5.64 million at an auction, over a million dollars more than the previous record item, also a Ruth jersey.

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