Last Updated on 6/26/2005 by bidz
Bradenton Herald | 06/26/2005
Herald Staff Writer
“Five sheets of discolored legal paper fetched $996,000 on June 10 at an auction in New York. The information contained on those aging pages recorded and confirmed the $100,000 bill of sale that sent a baseball player named Babe Ruth from Boston to New York.
We now know how much it was worth. At least we know what a crazed Yankees fan felt it was worth. And in the crazy world of sports collectibles, that’s all that really matters.”