Comments for: Babe Ruth contract sells for $1 million, home run ball flops in Baltimore auction

Posted July 13, 2014, at 9:29 a.m.
Last modified July 13, 2014, at 5:50 p.m.

Babe Ruth’s $5,000 contract with the Boston Red Sox in 1918 sold at an auction Saturday night for $1.02 million. The contract included signatures by Ruth, American League president Ban Johnson and Red Sox owner Harry Frazee. The winning bid represents the highest ever paid for a sports contract. The …

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