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: 8 People, Including 4 Firefighters, Hurt In Bronx Apartment Fire
According to the auction house, that makes it the most expensive piece of sports memorabilia ever sold.READ MORE: COVID In New York: Event Promoting Testing, Vaccinations Held In Brooklyn As Hospitalizations Increase Across State
Ruth wore the jersey from 1928 to 1930.
The jersey was part of a collection of items his family put up for sale.MORE NEWS: 2 Teenagers Injured In Shooting At Staten Island Sweet 16 Party
The Great Bambino died back in 1948.