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Notes: 1933 Goudey Other Cards Soar at Auction

A quartet of 1933 Goudey Ruth cards brings over a half million while Mantle, Koufax, Gibson and other cards offered in recent auctions bring strong prices.

Babe Ruth: Baller

A photo from January 1921 shows Babe Ruth preparing to play in an exhibition basketball game against the Boston Celtics.

Original 1918 Ruth Photo Opens RMY Premier Event

A 98-year-old photo of a young Babe Ruth taking a spring training cut headlines RMY Auctions’ new catalog.

Leaf Babe Ruth Collection Released

Leaf Trading Cards’ Babe Ruth Collection brings his life story, quotes and some chase elements at a modest price point.

Photo of the Day: Babe Hustles Home in Braves Debut

On a cold day in Boston, a photographer captured a rarely seen field level image of Babe Ruth scoring a run in his first game as a member of the 1935 Braves.

Jackie Robinson’s HOF Induction Plaque Headlines Lelands Auction

The plaque presented to Jackie Robinson as he entered the Hall of Fame in 1962 joins Babe Ruth memorabilia and dozens of important horse racing items.

Photo of the Day: Yankee Stadium Opens in 1923

An original photo now at auction shows Yankee manager Miller Huggins, owner Jacob Ruppert and Red Sox manager Frank Chance as Yankee Stadium opens in 1923.

1927 Yankees Photo Headlines RMY’s September Auction

An original image of the 1927 Yankees, just days before they would open the World Series, is among the lots up for bid this week.

Collector Loans Ruth Cap to Complete Little League Museum Display

A generous collector chased down Babe Ruth’s 1934 Tour of Japan cap to go with the uniform he’d loaned to the Little League Museum in 2013.

Goldin Auctions Summer Events Net $4.4 Million in Sales

Andre Dawson’s 1987 MVP award and a 1932 Babe Ruth cap were among the headliners in the second half of a two-part event.

1939 Gehrig Interview: Autograph Seekers Part of Series Distraction

A local radio interview, preserved for decades, lets us listen to Lou Gehrig expound on baseball topics including a reference to autographs.

High-Grade Vintage Set Breaks in Memory Lane Auction

Several top quality sets and near sets, including T205, E93, 1952 Topps and 1957 Topps will be parceled out during the 1,500 lot event.

Deflategate Game-Used Football Highlights Lelands Auction

A ball used during the playoff game that resulted in sanctions against the New England Patriots joins Bobby Orr’s 1971 All-Star jersey and other items.

Photo of Ruth in Yankees’ 1st World Series Appearance

A photo from the first hour of the Yankees’ first World Series appearance in 1921 shows a young Babe Ruth grabbing a lead off second base.

1918 Red Sox Photo Headlines RMY Premier Auction

A young Babe Ruth poses with teammates on the 1918 World Series champion Red Sox for a rare team photo currently up for grabs.

Uncut 1968 Topps 3-D Sheet, Holsum Ruth at Auction

Featuring two cards that were never issued with the very limited test set, a 1968 Topps 3-D sheet is on the block along with a 1/1 1921 Holsum Babe Ruth.

Cards in the Wall: New Jersey Man’s Lost Phone Leads to Big Find

Dropping his cell phone behind a wall turned out to be a good move for a New Jersey man who got it back and found a long hidden stash of old baseball cards.

Photo of the Day: Hub Fans Bid Babe Adieu

A rare photograph up for bid shows Babe Ruth tipping his cap for photographers after announcing (premature) plans to retire at the end of the 1934 season.

Babe Ruth’s Last Will and Testament at Auction

Signed the day after Christmas, 1933, Babe Ruth’s first will, signed with his full given name, is being offered by SCP Auctions.

M101-4 Ruth, 1933 Goudey Break Up Headlines MHCC Auction

A high quality example of Ruth’s rookie card and numerous vintage sets and rare cards are among the lots on the block through March 19.