Babe Ruth Memorabilia on Display at Long Beach Expo
A Babe Ruth autographed bat, historic baseball cards and other signatures from the Bambino will be on display at the Long Beach Expo, which runs May 31 until June 2, 2012.
A total of 18 Babe Ruth items will be part of the exhibit. Together they hold an estimated value of more than $300,000. Specific items scheduled for display include a 1915 Sporting News M101-15 #151 blank back card graded PSA 4, vintage photographs, an autographed Babe Ruth baseball, one of his paychecks, and a letter signed twice by Yankees slugger. The autographed bat at the show is graded a 9 by PSA/DNA. The display is being presented by Memory Lane Inc's JP Cohen.
Here are the hours for the Long Beach Expo:
- Thursday, May 31: 10AM to 7PM
- Friday, June 1: 10AM to 7PM
- Saturday, June 2: 10AM to 5PM
The Long Beach Expo is being held at the Long Beach, California Convention Center. It will include cards, sports memorabilia, coins and other collectibles. Cards and sports memorabilia are returning to the show for the first time in a decade.
To get in, adults cost $8. Members of any stamp or coin clubs get a reduced rate of $4, as do seniors aged 65+ and children aged 8 to 16. Admission is good for all three days. Admission is free for PSA and PCGS Collectors Club members, PSA, PCGS and PSE Set Registrants, PCGS CoinFacts subscribers, PSA and PCGS Authorized Dealers and children ages 7 and younger.