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Babe Ruth contract: $549,000; mitt $334,600

RUNNEMEDE, N.J. — Babe Ruth’s 1922 Yankees contract, his first before making them the Bronx Bombers, sold for $549,000 in a sale ended May 8 by Goldin Auctions. Ruth’s catcher’s mitt used during his day’s at St. Mary’s, circa 1912, sold for $334,600. Of course, this sale received...