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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...

Piazza jersey sells privately for $365,000

Anthony Scaramucci, founder of SkyBridge Capital, Tony Lauto and filmmaker Oliver Stone reportedly have teamed up to purchase the Mike Piazza jersey worn on Sept. 21, 2001, when the soon-to-be-inducted Hall of Famer slammed the first home run in New York following the 9/11...