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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1979 CMC Talking Baseball Cards #5 Babe Ruth day Yankee Stadium Farewell Speech
$17.24
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1995 Babe Ruth Yankees Baseball Sultan of Swat Chivas Regal Whiskey Photo AD
$19.93
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***Rare Babe Ruth Hologram Phone Card Recalled***
$195.00
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1993 Kelly Russell Babe Ruth Limetd Series
$20.00
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STAMPS Hall of Fame LEGENDS in First Day Covers BABE RUTH LOU GEHRIG TY COBB
$13.49
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1995 Babe Ruth Yankees Baseball Longton Crown Beer Mug Tankard Photo Promo AD
$14.99
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RARE 2001 NEW YORK POST BABE RUTH YANKEE DYNASTY MAGAZINE WORLD SERIES *MINT*
$14.99
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Babe Ruth Prototype Promo Set Topps 40th Anniversary
$49.99
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NICE BABE RUTH COOPERSTOWN METALIC EMPRESIONS TIN CARDS
$35.00
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2008 Topps Baseball Complete Set - 660 Cards NEW-FACTORY SEALED! babe ruth card
$29.00
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Babe Ruth Autographed Baseball Hall of Fame
$24.99
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1994 Babe Ruth Lou Gehrig Yankees Baseball Palmer Murphy Bronze Sculptor Art AD
$19.93
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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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