Babe Ruth jersey sold for $5 million

NEW YORK (AP) — A Babe Ruth road jersey dating to 1928-30 has sold at auction for $5.64 million.

Hunt Auctions, which handled Saturday’s sale, says the price breaks a record for the most expensive piece of sports memorabilia ever sold. A Ruth jersey from 1920 previously sold for $4,415,658.

His granddaughter, Linda Ruth Tosetti, says in a statement that a portion of the proceeds will go to charity.

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