NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A Babe Ruth auction made history at Yankee Stadium on Saturday.

A Babe Ruth road jersey sold for $5.64 million at auction on June 15. 2019. (Credit: CBS2)

The late Yankee slugger’s road jersey sold at auction in the Bronx for $5.64 million.

According to the auction house, that makes it the most expensive piece of sports memorabilia ever sold.

Ruth wore the jersey from 1928 to 1930.

The jersey was part of a collection of items his family put up for sale.

The Great Bambino died back in 1948.


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