Archive for July 2012

The Next Big Babe Ruth Auction Item

A couple months ago, Babe Ruth Central blogged about the new record holder for a sports memorabilia auction item – a circa 1920 Babe Ruth Yankees road jersey that went for $4.4 million. The auction company was Sports Cards Plus and they’ve recently unveiled their next big […]

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Robert Creamer, Famous Ruth Biographer, Passes at 90

BRC learned this week that Robert Creamer, the most recognized biographer of Babe Ruth to date, passed away this week at the age of 90 in Saratoga Springs, NY.  Mr. Creamer was most known for his biographies on Babe Ruth and Casey Stengel.  He was involved in autobiographies with Mickey Mantle, umpire […]

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From a Fan: Babe’s last photo in a Yankee uniform

Babe Ruth Central recently heard from a fan about a special photo in their collection.   The owner of the autographed photo below is Kenny Kaspar, son of Rudy Kaspar, the New York police officer seen accompanying the Babe.   The photo was taken on June 13th, 1948, the last […]

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