A jersey worn by the great Babe Ruth in the 1920s and now up for auction for the first time could become the most expensive piece of sports memorabilia ever.
The jersey is a grey flannel Yankees road jersey from between 1928 and 1930 Experts are expecting it to fetch at least $4.5 million.
One sold previously for $4.4 million, but this piece from the Ruth family collection is considered “the finest surviving example” because of its condition.
Announcing the auction of the jersey, SGC’s CEO Dave Forman said:“This Babe Ruth jersey may prove to be the most valuable piece of sports memorabilia ever.
The SGC team is extremely proud to have been chosen as the authenticator for this uniform.”A Babe Ruth jersey from the 1920s could fetch as much as $4.5M at auction.