Matawan-based auction house has documents of Babe Ruth’s sale to the Yankees

This month marks the 100th anniversary of the opening of the original Yankee Stadium, as well as the first home run hit there by Babe Ruth.

Apr 21, 2023, 2:56 AM

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This month marks the 100th anniversary of the opening of the original Yankee Stadium, as well as the first home run hit there by Babe Ruth.
To celebrate the milestone, you may want to buy a piece of the history that saw Babe Ruth become a Yankee in the first place.
An auction is underway at Lelands Sports Memorabilia in Matawan that will send the highest bidders the letters, promissory notes and documents pertaining to the biggest transaction in sports history - the sale of Babe Ruth from the Boston Red Sox to the New York Yankees.
The auction is taking place on Lelands’s website and ends Saturday night.


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