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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1950'S Babe Ruth Flip Book New York Yankees Moviebook DAN DANIELS
$150.00
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($240) BABE RUTH 4ct LIMITED EDITION COMMEMORATIVE TICKETS # 10,000 NY YANKEES
$10.00
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1999 LEGENDS UD 10CT BABE RUTH +2 EA CALLED SHOT+ALL TIME+ CIRCLE K +JERSEY PRO
$24.99
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1973 Topps Baseball #1 All-Time HR Leaders, HOF BABE RUTH, HOF AARON
$13.19
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2013 Allen & Ginter Framed Mini Bat Relic Babe Ruth #AGR-BR - NICE
$249.99
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1976 TOPPS #345 BABE RUTH ALL TIME ALL-STAR PSA 9 MINT (OC) HOF YANKEES
$39.89
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1976 Motorola #9 Babe RUTH "Pristine GEM" Perfect SGC 100 = PSA 10+++++++++++++
$99.95
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1940 Babe Ruth "Top Hat" TYPE 1 Original Photo New York Yankees HOF
$225.00
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1976 Laughlin Diamond RUTH Babe #32 PSA 9 Set BREAK Jubilee
$16.50
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1976 Laughlin Diamond RUTH Babe #32 PSA 8 Set BREAK Jubilee
$16.50
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1999 Sports Illustrated Greats of the Game Babe Ruth Record Breakers YANKEES
$19.99
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Vintage Baseball Cooperstown Home Of Baseball Pennant With 2 Babe Ruth Buttons
$28.99
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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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