December 17th, 2014 Holiday Catalog Auction (#43)
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This lot is closed. Bidding ended on 12/18/2014.
This award was created for Ruth posthumously during the 1960s while Cronin and Giles served concurrently as American League and National League Presidents. The award reads, “200 HOME RUN - CLUB - THE AMERICAN AND NATIONAL LEAGUES - OF PROFESSIONAL BASEBALL - certify that Babe Ruth - of The New York Yankees - hit the 200th Home Run of his Major League Career - at Navin Field, Detroit - on May 12, 1923 to become - the First player in history to achieve this distinction.”. Cronin and Giles each signed the bottom of the award in pen and in our opinion, rates a 9 overall. Accompanied by an LOA from JSA.

The first three lots presented in this catalog are consigned to us by a collector who has had these treasures for over 30 years. They were all originally sourced in the late 1970's from a gentleman who was close personal friends with the Ruth family and a higher-up in the Babe Ruth Baseball Little League organization.

Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $1,000
Price Realized: $2,342
Number Bids: 6
Auction closed on Thursday, December 18, 2014.
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