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Original 1939 Lou Gehrig Day Photo Headlines Yee Auction

Lou Gehrig Day photo Babe Ruth 1939

Hundreds of historic sports images are on the block this week on eBay including the famously touching photo of Babe Ruth hugging Lou Gehrig on July 4, 1939.

Baseball Photos from Christy Walsh Estate Coming to Auction

World Series photo 1924

A group of original photos featuring Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, Ty Cobb, Walter Johnson and other early sports luminaries, open for bidding this week.

Photo of the Day: Babe Ruth Close Up Ahead of Monster Year

Babe Ruth spring training 1930

Shaking off the winter rust, Babe Ruth prepares for spring training in a rare photo now up for auction.

Notes: Auction Previews, Feller Museum Closes, Dodgers’ GM Loves Cards

1934 Babe Ruth Tour of Japan cap

A 1934 cap attributed to Babe Ruth comes to auction, hope for the Feller Museum, the Dodgers’ new GM chased cards in the Philippines and Mad Bum’s signing underwear.

Ruth Rookie, Record Price for Rare McKinley Card Push REA Auction Over $4 Million

1916 Babe Ruth M101-5

Babe Ruth shared the stage with a rare 1932 U.S. Caramel card of a former U.S. president as Robert Edward Auctions wrapped up its 2014 Fall Auction.

1/1 Ruth-Frazee Legendary Cuts Card Joins Other Rarities in Beckett Auction

Legendary Cuts Ruth-Frazee autographs

Beckett’s Baseball Legends Auction is underway with a variety of hard-to-find cards both new and old plus some that may not cost more than tonight’s dinner.

Jeter’s Only All-Star Home Run Bat Joins Vintage Cards in Memory Lane Catalog

2001 All-Star Home Run Bat Derek Jeter

The bat Derek Jeter used to hit his only All-Star Game home run, a T206 Plank and numerous Babe Ruth items are up for grabs at Memory Lane.

Babe Ruth’s First, Last Yankees Contracts Coming to Auction

Signed Babe Ruth 1934 Yankees contract

Goldin Auctions will offer the first contract Babe Ruth signed as a Yankee–and the last one–in its upcoming catalog sale.

Newly Discovered 1927 Yankees Team Signed Photo Heading to Auction

Autographed 1927 Yankees team photo

A remarkable signed and dated photo of one of baseball’s greatest teams is heading to auction this fall.

Memory Lane Auction Set to Open with Some of Hobby’s Heavy Hitters

1952 Bowman Mantle PSA 10

More than 1,000 lots will be up for bid including the Rocky Mountain Collection, a fresh collection of 1911 Sporting Life, vintage unopened material and more.

Babe Ruth’s Red Sox Contract Brings $1.02 Million

Ruth ontract

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.

Babe’s Debut: 100 Years Ago Today

RuthSoxphoto

He made his big league debut 100 years ago today and while memorabilia from Babe Ruth’s debut year can be expensive, there are lower priced options.

Vintage Photo(s) of the Day: Babe and Baby, Youngsters

Ruth photos

Two Babe Ruth photographs now at auction are from different periods of his life nonetheless still show his never-ending affinity for youngsters.

Babe’s Last Gift From Yankees, Koufax Jersey Top SCP Catalog Bidding

1965 Sandy Koufax Dodgers game worn jersey

Satchel Paige’s Hall of Fame ring and a 1965 Sandy Koufax game-worn jersey set new records in SCP Auctions’ sale, which also included a family heirloom from Babe Ruth.

‘Untouched’ Vintage Non-Sport Collection Heads for Auction

Non-sports collection

More than 100 high grade vintage pop-culture sets pieced together via unopened product in the 1960s and 70s were lassoed by American Legends.

Babe the Brave: 1935 Goudey Card an Affordable Farewell

Babe Ruth 1935 Goudey

He shares it with three other members of the historically bad Boston Braves but the 1935 Goudey Babe Ruth gives us one final card from his legendary career.

1920 Photo Shows Slim, Trim Babe Ruth, Brand New Yankee

Babe Ruth photo 1920

Just 5 1/2 months earlier, he’d been sold by the Boston Red Sox and our Vintage Photo of the Day from RMY Auctions shows a svelte Babe Ruth posing for the camera.

Over 1,000 Vintage Photographs at Auction

1960s Hank Aaron color photo

Vintage photograph specialist Henry Yee’s latest auction includes rare images of some of the greatest athletes of the 20th century.

Ruth Poster Discovered in Walls of MN Home Could Fetch Big $

Babe-Ruth-Poster-1926

A promotional poster for a 1926 Yankees exhibition game is discovered inside an old house in Minnesota. With Babe Ruth on the front, it could fetch big bucks.

Graded Babe Ruth Cards You Can Own Without Going Broke

1921 Schapira Bros. Babe Ruth

When it comes to original Babe Ruth graded cards, not everything costs a fortune.