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Mile High has another Ruth rookie card from highly-ranked 1916 set

Mile High Card Company recently sold a Babe Ruth rookie card for a record $2.46 million. Now it has another Ruth rookie from the iconic 1916 set.
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Mile High Card Company recently sold a 1916 Sporting News Babe Ruth rookie card for $2.46 million, a record for its PSA 7 grade.

The company now has another version of the iconic Ruth card, a PSA 3, after breaking up a set of 1916 M101-4 cards. The set is ranked No. 4 on the PSA Set Registry and is part of MHCC’s Extra Innings auction, which begins Monday and runs through Dec. 2.

1916 M101-4 Sporting News Babe Ruth rookie card at Mile High Card Co.

A 1916 M101-4 Sporting News Babe Ruth rookie card.

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Key cards from the M101-4 set break include:

• #4 Grover Alexander PSA 5

• #10 Dave Bancroft Blank Back PSA 6 EX-MT

• #17 Mordecai Brown PSA 6 EX-MT

• #32 Eddie Cicotte PSA 5 EX

• #34 Eddie Collins PSA 5 EX

• #36 Charles Comiskey Blank Back PSA 6 EX/MT

• #54 Johnny Evers PSA 6 EX/MT

• #64 Chic Gandil PSA 5.5 EX+

• #86 Miller Higgins PSA 7 NM

• #91 Walter Johnson Blank Back PSA 5 EX

• #97 Napoleon Lajoie PSA 5 EX

• #107 Connie Mack PSA 5 EX

• #144 Wilbert Robinson Blank Back PSA 6 EX-MT

• #169 Charles Stengel PSA 5.5 EX+

• #182 Hans Wagner Blank Back PSA 3 VG

• #184 Ed Walsh Blank Back PSA 5 EX

• #186 Buck Weaver Blank Back PSA 4.5 VG/EX+

• #188 Zach Wheat PSA 6 EX/MT

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Mile High’s November auction, which included both modern and vintage cards, generated more than $5.7 million in total sales.

Other key items in the Extra Innings Auction include:

• 1939 Play Ball #26 Joe DiMaggio

• 1948 Leaf #1 Joe DiMaggio SGC 1 PR

• 1955 Topps #47 Hank Aaron PSA 6 EX-MT

• 1955 Topps #164 Roberto Clemente SGC 3 VG

• 1957 Topps #10 Willie Mays PSA 7 NM

• 1957 Topps #35 Frank Robinson PSA 7 NM

• 1961 Fleer #43 Jerry West PSA 6 EX-MT

• 1961 Fleer #62 Bill Russell In Action PSA 7 NM

• 1965 Topps Baseball complete set

• 1966 Topps Baseball near-complete set (587/598)

• 2003-04 Upper Deck SP Authentic Basketball unopened Hobby box

• 2015 Topps Chrome Football unopened Hobby case