Piece of Yankees history sells for record price

A piece of New York Yankees history has been auctioned off for $4.4 million. An original jersey worn by Babe Ruth in the 1920s set a new sales record for sports memorabilia. Bidding started at $250,000.

News 12 Staff

May 21, 2012, 3:10 PM

Updated 4,355 days ago

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Piece of Yankees history sells for record price
A piece of New York Yankees history has been auctioned off for $4.4 million.
An original jersey worn by Babe Ruth in the 1920s set a new sales record for sports memorabilia. Bidding started at $250,000.
Auctioneers estimate that the number of original, unaltered Ruth jerseys still in existence can be counted on a single hand.


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