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Would You Invest in the Bambino's NYY shirt?
Old 05-25-2012, 11:17 AM   #1
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Would You Invest in the Bambino's NYY shirt?

I wonder how many here would bid on the Babe's game-worn shirt or hat? If not, how high would you go if the price was not north of $4M?


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Babe Ruth Sets More Records As Jersey Sells For $4.4M

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May 22, 2012 (Bloomberg News) Babe Ruth holds two more records as a shirt and a cap he wore in baseball games sold for almost $5 million.

A New York Yankees jersey, the earliest known one to have been worn by Ruth in a game, fetched $4.42 million at auction on Sunday, a record for an item of sports memorabilia. A cap worn by him during the early 1930s commanded a winning bid of $537,278.

“This proves again that Babe Ruth is king in the sports memorabilia world,” SCP Auctions President David Kohler said in a news release from the company yesterday.


Babe Ruth Sets More Records As Jersey Sells For $4.4M
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Could never do this. I'd be to worried the music would stop and I'd be left holding the bag... well shirt in this case.
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Old 05-26-2012, 07:41 AM   #3
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$4 million for somebody's old sweaty shirt and hat?

Um, no.
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Old 05-26-2012, 10:20 AM   #4
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I don't think your going to find many takers on this forum.
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Hey, if I had a few hundred million, why not!
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Hey, if I had a few hundred million, why not!
Not to mention that you might be able to sell these items for more.
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$4 million for somebody's old sweaty shirt and hat?

Um, no.
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Not unless I could sell it for a lot more right away, and I'd have to be pretty doggone sure that I could.

If part of the (imaginary) deal was that I would have to keep it, I wouldn't give you ten cents for it.
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Old 05-27-2012, 09:23 AM   #8
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Same here.
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Could never do this. I'd be to worried the music would stop and I'd be left holding the bag... well shirt in this case.
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