$4.4 Million Babe Ruth Jersey Loaned to Hall of Fame for Display

Baseball Hall of FameThe National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum announced today that it has received, on loan, the earliest-known uniform top worn by Babe Ruth, a circa-1920 New York Yankees road jersey, which was recently purchased via auction. The loan is from the purchaser of the shirt, described by the Hall as “a passionate baseball fan whose wishes are to remain anonymous”. SCP Auctions sold the jersey for $4.4 million, the largest amount ever paid for a piece of sports memorabilia. Another auction company, Lelands, purchased it on behalf of a client. Read full story on Sports Collectors Daily here.

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