Ruth Ball Brings $15K in Premier Sale

Premier Auctions’ latest catalog sale closed with some single-signed baseballs generating the most interest.

Babe Ruth autographed baseball A Babe Ruth autographed baseball dating from 1927 or 1928 drew a realized price of $15,728 in Premier Auctions’ sale late last week.

The ball, carrying two letters of authenticity was the highest priced item in the sale of 795 lots conducted by the Scottsdale, Arizona-based company. Roberto Clemente autographed baseball

The top 5 items sold were all autographed baseballs. All prices reflect a 19.5% buyer’s premium which was added to the final sale price.

  • Roberto Clemente 1972 "Best Wishes" ball $5513
  • Jimmie Foxx single signed ball $5011
  • Thurman Munson signed ball $3422
  • 1955 Brooklyn Dodgers team signed ball $2338

Complete realized price list.