Ruth ball brings $2,390 at Heritage’s Nov. sale

A Babe Ruth signed baseball and a group lot of 59 1964 Topps Giants cards, which were signed by 58 players, headlined Heritage Auction Galleries’ November Internet auction that ended Nov. 26.

The Ruth-signed ball, which is a heavily toned OAL (Barnard) baseball and has many abrasions, sold for $2,390.

Meanwhile, the 1964 Topps Giants group lot was hammered down for $1,793. Also cracking the $1,000 mark in the auction were a 1909-11 T206 Christy Mathewson Dark Cap SGC EX 60 went for $1,195,  while a 1911 T205 Gold Border Ed Walsh PSA EX 5 sold $1,016.

Other results from the Internet auction include:
• 1933 Goudey Lou Gehrig No. 92 PSA Good 2, $896
• 1982-85 signed Diamond Kings group lot of 92, $777
• 1969 New York Mets reunion team-signed baseball, $717
• Signed Gold Hall of Fame plaques lot of 30, $717
• 1911 T205 Gold Border Cy Young PSA VG 3, $657
• 1955 Topps Baseball Roberto Clemente No. 164 PSA EX 5, $657
• 1955 Topps Baseball group lot of 82, $657
• Collection of signed baseball postcards lot of 175, $657
• 1920s Mother’s and Mrs. Sherlock’s Bread baseball pins lot of 22, $657
• 1909-11 T206 Jake Beckley American Beauty (350) Back PSA EX-MT 6, $598
• 1909-11 T206 Christy Mathewson Dark Cap El Principe de Gales Back SGC VG-EX 50, $598
• 1911 T205 Gold Border Tris Speaker PSA EX 5, $598
• Circa 1960s baseball stars multi-signed baseball (30 signatures, including Whitey Ford, Robin Roberts, Red Schoendienst, Ron Hunt, Mickey Mantle, Roger Maris, Elston Howard, Mel Stottlemyre), $568
• Roger Maris signed index card, $538
• Ted Williams single-signed baseball, PSA Mint 9, $517
• 1935 Detroit Tigers World Champion team-signed Baseball, $508
• 1986 New York Mets World Champion team-signed baseball, $508

In other news, Heritage’s December Internet auction ends Jan. 1. Among the items in the auction are a 1909-11 T206 Harry Krause Pitching American Beauty (350) Back PSA EX-MT 6, Barry Bonds autographed baseballs, 1962 Topps Mike Ditka PSA 7 and autographed checks from Joe DiMagggio, Nellie Fox and Ford Frick.

To check out the auction, visit www.heritageauctions.com.

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