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Babe Ruth game-used bat fetches $930K with Heritage Auctions


The bat Babe Ruth used to hit home run No. 52 in the 1921 season sold for $930,000 in the Spring Sports Collectible Auction by Heritage Auctions. It was the fifth-highest selling bat of all time.

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Other highlights included an ultra-rare 1910 T210 Old Mill card of Shoeless Joe Jackson selling for $492,000, a 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle #311 PSA NM-MT 8 selling for $360,000, a 2010 Bowman Chrome Draft Prospect Autograph Superfractor Christian Yelich 1/1 PSA Mint 9 selling for $111,000, Michael Jordan’s 1986 Fleer PSA Gem Mint 10 selling for $96,000, nearly double the previous highwater mark for a PSA-graded Jordan rookie set only a week before, and a pair of Jordan-signed Air Jordan baseball cleats selling for $93,000, almost 20 times the pre-auction estimate. 

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