Rare Babe Ruth Road Jersey Breaks Record with Sale Price Over $5.6 Million

Babe Ruth Road Jersey Circa 1928-1930
Babe Ruth Road Jersey Circa 1928-1930 | Source: HuntAuctions.com

Historic and exceedingly rare road jersey issued between 1928 and 1930 worn by baseball legend, Babe Ruth has sold for $5,640,000, which makes it the most expensive piece of sports memorabilia on earth to date.

Babe Ruth Yankees uniforms are incredibly rare with just six of distinction known to exist. In addition to its overall rarity, 1928-1930 was the only time in history the New York American League franchise displayed the "Yankees" nickname on its jerseys making this item one of the rarest pieces of sports memorabilia in the world.

Babe Ruth was a one of those humans our history had the privilege of experiencing. To quote Benny Rodriguez in The Sandlot, "People say he was less than a god but more than a man." We all know the accolades of this baseball icon, and his sports memorabilia and trading cards continue to pave the way for new records. The value of this stuff only goes in one direction.

2005 05 Absolute Tools of The Trade Game Worn Used Jersey BABE RUTH 67 100 BGS 9
2005 05 Absolute Tools of The Trade Game Worn Used Jersey BABE RUTH 67 100 BGS 9
$529.75
Psa 1926 World Series Ticket NY Yankees 1st cardinals WS W Lou Gehrig Babe Ruth
Psa 1926 World Series Ticket NY Yankees 1st cardinals WS W Lou Gehrig Babe Ruth
$895.00
2005 Absolute Memorabila Tools Of The Trade Bat Reverse Babe Ruth 150 BGS 95
2005 Absolute Memorabila Tools Of The Trade Bat Reverse Babe Ruth 150 BGS 95
$899.00
BABE RUTH 2015 IMMACULATE HEROES 1 LEGEND GAME USED JERSEY PATCH 10 BAMBINO
BABE RUTH 2015 IMMACULATE HEROES 1 LEGEND GAME USED JERSEY PATCH 10 BAMBINO
$599.99
Babe Ruth 1933 Goudey 144  PSA 15 mk  Baseball Icon Great Eye Appeal
Babe Ruth 1933 Goudey 144 PSA 15 mk Baseball Icon Great Eye Appeal
$2,879.99
1922 E121 American Caramel BABE RUTH Holding Ball PSA A
1922 E121 American Caramel BABE RUTH Holding Ball PSA A
$2,849.00
2005 Donruss Diamond Kings BABE RUTH Jersey Bat Card d 50 YANKEES
2005 Donruss Diamond Kings BABE RUTH Jersey Bat Card d 50 YANKEES
$499.99
1935 Goudey Babe Ruth McManus Brandt Maranville Braves Card 3 BVG 55
1935 Goudey Babe Ruth McManus Brandt Maranville Braves Card 3 BVG 55
$1,999.00
JSA PSA Babe Ruth  Lou Gar Gehrig autographed baseball  Full letter Cert
JSA PSA Babe Ruth Lou Gar Gehrig autographed baseball Full letter Cert
$12,500.00
1933 Sport Kings Babe Ruth SGC 2 Not Psa
1933 Sport Kings Babe Ruth SGC 2 Not Psa
$1,813.00
1933 Sanella Babe Ruth Type 4 Card 50 VG EX
1933 Sanella Babe Ruth Type 4 Card 50 VG EX
$950.00
1921 W516 2 1 10 Babe Ruth Hand Cut Psa 4
1921 W516 2 1 10 Babe Ruth Hand Cut Psa 4
$1,000.00
2001 Fleer Red Sox 100th Babe Ruth Splendid Splinters Game Bat 100 SGC 96
2001 Fleer Red Sox 100th Babe Ruth Splendid Splinters Game Bat 100 SGC 96
$650.00
1933 Goudey Sport Kings 2 Babe Ruth HOF SGC 92 NM MT+ 85 POP 4 1 Higher
1933 Goudey Sport Kings 2 Babe Ruth HOF SGC 92 NM MT+ 85 POP 4 1 Higher
$42,500.00
2001 SP Authentic Sultan of Swatch Jersey Patch Babe Ruth 36 BGS 95
2001 SP Authentic Sultan of Swatch Jersey Patch Babe Ruth 36 BGS 95
$779.50
1948 leaf BABE RUTH 3 GAI 35 VG+
1948 leaf BABE RUTH 3 GAI 35 VG+
$1,999.00

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