Babe Ruth Rookie Card Sells for $100,000

Babe Ruth Rookie Card Sells for $100,000

We 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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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. In more recent years, 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 or Google+.

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