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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Babe Ruth VHS - brand new
$12.00
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ORIGINAL EARLY 1930's BABE RUTH PHOTO - HOW TO HOLD A BAT
$90.00
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ORIGINAL1926 BABE RUTH PHOTO - SIGNING BALL in NJ (YANKEES)
$90.00
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1934-35 BABE RUTH QUAKER OATS CEREAL WATCH FOB WITH SCORER!
$99.00
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ORIGINAL 1926 BABE RUTH NEW YORK YANKEES - JACK DEMPSEY BOXING PHOTO
$200.00
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1993 Ted Williams Co. Babe Ruth Loclear Collection PSA10
$14.00
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ORIGINAL 1925 BABE RUTH PHOTO - THE INFAMOUS "BELLY ACHE" (YANKEES)
$150.00
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PHOTO: 1916 BOSTON RED SOX TEAM PHOTOGRAPH, w BABE RUTH, FREE SHIP!
$18.99
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vintage poster,William Bendix,Babe Ruth story,advertising bicycle brakes S8
$99.99
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2012 Topps Tripple Threads Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, Mickey Mantle G U #10 18 Rare
$299.99
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1995 Republic of Liberia Babe Ruth $1 Dollar Coin SULTAN OF SWAT
$15.99
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1922 06 12 ATLANTA CONSTITUTION PAGE *BASEBALL THE BOX SCORE BABE RUTH* JGN
$29.99
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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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