(Reuters) – Babe Ruth might have died greater than 70 years in the past, however the baseball slugger remains to be turning out large numbers.
FILE PHOTO: Babe Ruth’s 500th house run bat is held by SCP Auctions president David Kohler earlier than it goes up for public sale in Laguna Niguel, California, U.S., November 25, 2019. REUTERS/Mike Blake/File Picture
The bat he used to hit his 500th house run in 1929 has bought for $1,000,800, officers for SCP Auctions introduced on Sunday.
The bat, a present from Ruth to a good friend within the 1940s, was purchased at public sale in California by an unidentified purchaser, SCP Auctions stated.
It follows a bat, which the Sultan of Swat utilized in 1923 to hit the…