Babe Ruth isn’t the only Hall of Fame baseball player who can pull in some big bids. A Sandy Koufax jersey from 1965 topped six figures, as did Kobe Bryant’s rookie jersey.
David Wells is an admitted Babe Ruth fan. So he went and bought Babe Ruth game-worn cap from the 1930s and wore it during a game with the Yankees in 1997. It’s now for sale in SCP Auctions’ current sale, and it’s past $230,000, with one more day of bidding.
Three weeks after an initial bust of six men for game-used memorabilia fraud, three of those have entered guilty pleas in federal court. sentencing is set for next May.
The Department of Justice issued a release detailing the arrest of six men charged with fraud involving “game-used” memorabilia that was made to look game-used.
Only two known Ty Cobb Detroit Tigers uniforms are known to exist. The oldest of the two will be offered in a sale by Heritage auctions in November, along with a Ruth Cap and Shoeless signed ball.