10 Most Valuable Sports Memorabilia

Over time, sports have become more than just a form of entertainment for people. To some loyal sports fans, the athletes and the exceptional moments they create for the sports history are more precious than anything else in the world. For them, anything related to sports and the athletes, are considered rare and precious.

Sports memorabilia may include pictures, jerseys, sports cards, banners, balls, bats, etc. Let us take a look at 10 Most Valuable Sports Memorabilia.

10 Most Valuable Sports Memorabilia

10. Babe Ruth “Called Shot” Jersey

10 Most Valuable Sports Memorabilia
10 Most Valuable Sports Memorabilia

Perhaps the list would not have been complete without a Babe Ruth Memorabilia at the start and the end, because of his remarkable career of almost 21 years from 1914 to 1935. Ruth played as a pitcher and right fielder, and he was most known for his home run power. He earned the greatest fame for his time with the Yankees. In 1932, while playing in the world series for the Yankees, there was a tie of scores at four in the third game against the Chicago Cubs in the fifth innings. The Cubs had been giving a hard time to Ruth about his hitting. Ruth emerged on the field and pointing to the bleachers in the center field, he hit that year’s fifteenth home run exactly where he had pointed. This legendary shot came to be known as Babe’s called shot. The jersey he wore sold for $940,000.

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9. Babe Ruth Yankees Contract with Boston Red Sox

10 Most Valuable Sports Memorabilia
10 Most Valuable Sports Memorabilia

One of the items that has Babe Ruth’s name on it is once again on this list, and rightly so, not only because of its association with Babe Ruth but also because of Boston Red Sox and the New York Yankees, two of the greatest names in the industry of baseball. American team Boston Red Sox is based in while The New York Yankees in the Bronx borough of New York City, both competing as Major League Baseball members of the East Division of the American League. In 1919, Red Sox sold one of their best players, Babe Ruth, to the Yankees. The contract shows that it was for an amount of $100,000, causing the Sox to enter a slump of 86 years. The contract, which also mentioned that the first payment would be returned if Ruth didn’t show up for training, sold for $996,000 in 2005.

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