Babe Ruth Rookie Card Sells for $100,000

Babe Ruth Rookie Card Sells for $100,000

1916 Sporting News Baseball Babe Ruth ImageWe recently mentioned, Memory Lane's I Own It Now sale and although many of the higher-end items did not sell, multiple collectors took advantage and bought high-end pieces of sports memorabilia as easily as buying books on Amazon.

Leading the way was a PSA 6 1916 Sporting News Babe Ruth rookie card, which netted six figures.

Here are some highlights of the major items that sold:

  • 1916 Sporting News Babe Ruth Rookie Card - $100,000
  • 1913 Oversized Philadelphia Americans Fatima Team Card - $25,000
  • 1913 T200 Fatima Team Cards Complete Set - $24,950
  • Billy Sims 1978 Heisman Ring - $18,500
  • Two Babe Ruth Game-Used Bats - $14,995 and $15,995
  • 1966 Topps Test Set Bobby Orr Rookie Card - $14,995
  • 1910 T210 Casey Stengel Rookie Card - $13,500
  • 1910 T220 Champions Complete Set - $12,750
  • 1932 U. S. Caramel Ty Cobb - $11,500
  • 1933 Goudey Lou Gehrig - $10,995

View the complete results here. The next I Own It Now sale will take place in early 2012.

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DONRUSS BASEBALL COLOR BUBBLES GUM EMPTY BOX SET OF 8 W SLUGGER BABE RUTH
$74.35
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2008 SP Legendary Cuts Legendary Memorabilia #BR Babe Ruth 16 25 Game Used Bat
$190.00
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Payton Manning and Babe Ruth Gold Styl Cards
$15.00
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1927 COLLECTIBLE VINTAGE PHOTO, BABE RUTH WITH YANKEES WITH FACSIMILIE AUTOGRAPH
$14.99
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Babe Ruth NY New York Yankee MLB Baseball Photo 11"x14" Print at Bat Wide
$14.99
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Babe Ruth NY New York Yankee MLB Baseball Photo 11"x14" Print Holding 2 Bats
$14.99
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Babe Ruth NY New York Yankee MLB Baseball Photo 11"x14" Print Sitting on Bench
$14.99
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Babe Ruth NY New York Yankee MLB Baseball Photo 11"x14" Print Standing Pose
$14.99
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Babe Ruth Framed SF Examiner October 1924
$59.00
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1962 Topps #137 Babe Ruth Special And Mgr. Huggins PSA 7 Graded Baseball Card
$27.96
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2008 ETOPPS ALLEN GINTER IN HAND BABE RUTH 1205 1499 NEW YORK YANKEES
$13.50
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Babe Ruth Lou Gehrig Mickey Mantle vintage cards investment
$9,999.99
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Trey Treutel is an Ole Miss grad and a lifelong sports fanatic. He is a huge fan of the NBA and NFL, as well as soccer, college basketball and college football. As a kid, he collected football and basketball cards. As an adult, he started collecting basketball cards again on a whim, and has since expanded to other sports and entertainment options. Find Trey on Twitter at @datreute.

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