Babe Ruth's signature season was 1927. The summation of that slugging performance is emphatically demonstrated in this unique display. Matted and framed, this colossal piece measures 30" x 40". The action photograph is flawless. With the personalized salutation, "To My Pal James J. Donahue From 'Babe' Ruth...Oct. 10th 1927," it is obvious that this was no idle gratituity. Consuming the greater part of the display's surface is the orderly sequence of drawn baseballs which enumerate Ruth’s 1927 home runs and identify each of the opposing pitchers who yielded them. The illustrated balls are to exact scale. Then, uniformly penned in each are the home run number, the pitcher's last name, his team, and the pertinent date. Minimum bid $20,000.
1924 Babe Ruth Personalized Game Used Bat – PSA 10, MEARS A-10
Babe Ruth used this Hillerich & Bradsby signature model bat ably as he helped shape the New York Yankees into the game's most formidable dynasty. Hailing from the 1922-1925 labeling period, this 36-inch, 42-ounce war club features telling attributes that place it directly in Ruth's hands. Uncracked, the lumber shows evidence of outstanding game use, all of which are consistent with Ruth's gamers. While there were only slight cosmetic differences in bats made for professional use and those manufactured for retail sale, the numeric identifier was a constant on both varieties. Most popular, of course, was "125." Plain and simple, this meant that the retail cost was $1.25. Seldom seen, models whose centerbrand denoted "250" were produced by the Kentucky-based bat giant. Crafted from the highest quality wood, these were truly the top of the line in terms of lumber. Minimum bid $10,000.
1931 Babe Ruth Letter to a Friend with Incredible Baseball and Beer Content!
Drafted under "The Hollenden Hotel" letterhead, this is a simple communications check with his New Jersey buddy, Jimmy Donohue. It's dated May 20, 1931. The Hollenden was a landmark in Cleveland and the Yankees and Indians were washed out on May 20th that season. Because the addressee was Jimmy Donohue, Ruth signed the letter familiarly, "Babe," and furnished his wife’s identity. Included is the matching envelope, which is postmarked and addressed to Donohue. The fountain pen signing, "Babe and Claire," is magnificent. Minimum bid $4,000.
Babe Ruth Oversized Signed Batting Photo
This is an impromptu view capturing that fraction of the moment when Ruth realized that this clout would result in four bases—at a leisurely trot. The eyes track the trajectory. The countenance affirms the destination. By virtue of its condition and the iconic subject in his most defining instant, this photo would be a collector's treasure in itself. This one, however, was signed and inscribed by Ruth specifically for his dear friend, Jimmy Donohue. Cleanly scribed, the writing and its signature are "8" in strength. Minimum bid $2,500.
Beautiful 1938 Claire and Babe Signed and Inscribed Photo
A portrait this personal ... this intimate ... rightfully belonged on Babe Ruth's mantle or boudoir dresser. It's a magnificent, sepia image of