Auction Gallery: Babe Ruth Birthplace Museum benefit sale

1925-1926 Babe Ruth Game Used Hillerich & Bradsby Bat (PSA/DNA GU 9) Ted Leaper Collection Current Bid: $55,000

Nearly 80 lots of Babe Ruth-related memorabilia are currently up for grabs as part of a Goldin Auctions sale that benefits the Babe Ruth Birthplace Museum.

The event opened on Monday and runs until March 5 with five percent of the winning bid price of all lots going to the Museum. Among the items are a contract, a game-used bat, autographed baseballs and many other items related to the biggest name in the history of baseball.

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Buzz Collector Profile: Robert Morris aka @dalsubfan

Robert Morris

Also known as: @dalsubfan on Twitter and most other places
Location: Texas
Work away from cards: Manufacturing
Collecting since: 1970-80, 1992-95, 2005-current

Main focuses: My collecting focus is Mark Teixeira cards and whatever else interests me. Hall of Famers, 1/1s, memorabilia …

Favorite players/teams: Mark Teixeira and Texas Rangers

Current collecting projects: In addition to chasing at least one of every Mark Teixeira card made (at 5,700 or 81 percent), I am completing th 2013 Historic Autographs Originals 1933 set. Also working on a bat with Hall of Famer autographs — at 65 so far.

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