NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A Babe Ruth auction made history at Yankee Stadium on Saturday.
The late Yankee slugger’s road jersey sold at auction in the Bronx for $5.64 million.READ MORE: Police Say Connecticut Man Attacked Ambulance Facilities With Molotov Cocktails
According to the auction house, that makes it the most expensive piece of sports memorabilia ever sold.READ MORE: 1 Injured In Manhole Fire In Midtown; FDNY, Utility Crews On Scene
Ruth wore the jersey from 1928 to 1930.
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The Great Bambino died back in 1948.