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Babe Ruth Baseball Up for Auction

Thursday, February 6, 2014 1:17 PM

In 1926, 11-year-old Johnny Sylvester was injured after being kicked in the head by a horse. Yankees star Babe Ruth sent Johnny a ball, on which he wrote, "I'll knock a homer for you."

That ball is up for auction, and could go for more than half a million dollars. Ruth's 1923 World Series pocket watch is headed to auction later this month.

UPDATE: The ball was sold on Thursday night for $250,641. The sale was timed to the 119th anniversary of Ruth's birth. Comments

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