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Bat swung by The Babe fetches $166k at Manhattan auction

A jersey worn by Ted Williams in 1946 sold for $184,000 and a Babe Ruth model bat from 1925-27 went for more than $166,000 in live bidding this week by Hunt Auctions.

Items from Warren Spahn's personal memorabilia collection amassed over $900,000. Spahn's 1957 Cy Young Award sold for $126,000, and his personal Hall of Fame ring went for $55,200.

The auctions were held Monday and Tuesday in Manhattan. Hunt Auctions, an Exton, Pa.-based company, released its sales figures Wednesday.

Other expensive items were Chris Chambliss' 1976 ALCS winning home run ball, which sold for $82,655, a Brooklyn jersey worn by Roy Campanella that went for $55,200, a New York Mets uniform worn by manager Casey Stengel for $46,000 and a baseball from Jackie Robinson's first major league game for $34,500.

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