The Wikicollecting Top 10 Most Expensive Historic Baseball Memorabilia On October 7 2001 Barry Bonds hit his 73rd home run of the season, a record which still stands today. To commemorate the 10th anniversary, Wikicollecting presents a list of history-making memorabilia.
70th home run ball - $3m
The most expensive item of sports memorabilia ever sold at auction is the ball hit by Mark McGwire for his record-breaking 70th home run in a single season in 1998.
The ball was sold at a Guernsey's auction in New York in 1999 for $3m to Todd McFarlane. The price was 23 times higher than the record price for a baseball.
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