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Ted Williams bat: $11,004

SOUTH MILWAUKEE — Vintage bats were the biggest sellers in the most recent MEARS Auction. A Ted Williams gamer sold for $11,004; a Babe Ruth from the 1920s sold for $10,760; and a Tris Speaker with a taped handle from the mid-1920s fetched $3,768 and a Bill Wambsganss from...

Sultan of Sales: Ruth items fetch $4.5M

BOHEMIA, New York — Babe Ruth’s 1927 World Series ring sold for about $2.1 million and his contract that moved him from the Red to the Yankees for more than $2.3 million in a Leland’s auction that ended July 1. The items were consigned by bad boy “Wild Thing” actor...