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1914 Scout’s Scrapbook to Auction; Says White Sox Were Offered Babe Ruth

Ruth-Orioles

Newly discovered correspondence between Charles Comiskey and one of his scouts reveals the White Sox had first shot at buying the young Babe Ruth. Now, the scrapbook that holds the telegrams–and numerous hand-signed letters from the famously tight-fisted Old Roman–are heading to auction.

Original Allen & Ginter Baseball Sets Changed Collecting

The original Allen & Ginter cards that inspire Topps’ current products also leaned heavily on other sports and personalities.