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1921 Babe Ruth Home Run Baseball Could Fetch $50.000 At Heritage Auction

Highlight of upcoming Vintage Sports Collectibles Signature Auction will definitely be unique 1921 Babe Ruth Home Run Baseball. Conducted by Heritage, auction will be held on May 3-5, 2012. This memorabilia is tied with the date July 12, 1921, which is considered as one of the biggest date in baseball history, when Babe Ruth crowned the Home Run King.

On that day Babe Ruth hit his career’s 136th house operate and 33rd of the time, when the Yankees visited the St. Louis Browns at Sportsman’s Park. The most noteworthy milestone of that season is represented by this sphere, which pulled the Babe even with Roger Connor’s career record of 136 home runs with his 1st homer of the game, and with his 2nd – the ball Heritage is auctioning, with the estimated price of $50,000-up – he became the king.!

1921 Babe Ruth 136th Career Home Run Baseball
1921 Babe Ruth 136th Career Home Run Baseball

The red and blue stitched OAL (Johnson) sphere exhibits strong game use and is notated in vintage ink across the sweet spot, Hit by Babe Ruth at St. Louis, His 33 Home Run Season 1921.

The owner of this ball was 93 year old D. Berkeley Smith of Waterloo, Iowa. He received the ball as a teenager from his uncle, Roy Stanley Trafton, who was at the game in St. Louis in 1921. [Heritage Auctions]

1921 Babe Ruth 136th Career Home Run Baseball

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Aleksandra Arsenovic graduated with a degree in economics and has a master degree in tourism. Since she worked as a travel agent, she has traveled around the world and developed an interest in luxurious hotels and exotic destinations. As a big fashion fan, Aleksandra loves expensive and luxury fashion items. As an editor of Extravaganzi she shares her knowledge about travels, fashion and accessories.

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