Babe Ruth’s own 1918 Red Sox player contract, which paid him $5,000 for the season, sold in a special Ruth-centric auction Saturday for $1.02 million.
He wasn’t The Babe yet. Just George; one of the students enrolled at St. Mary’s Industrial School. It was coming, though. His skill on the baseball diamond was impossible to miss, even as a teenager and soon he’d be discovered, signed to a pro baseball contract and sent on his way to immortality. The Vintage […]