Babe Ruth jersey expected to fetch record $4.5 million at summer auction

Babe Ruth jersey expected to fetch record $4.5 million at summer auction
A rare Babe Ruth jersey could set a world record for the most expensive piece of sports memorabilia ever sold.

(CNN) – Call it a home run for the wealthiest baseball fans.

A jersey once worn by the legendary Babe Ruth will be auctioned this summer.

The New York Yankees road jersey dates back to the 1920s.

Nearly 100 years ago, the simple flannel shirt wouldn’t have cost much, but it’s expected to fetch $4.5 million at the auction.

If it sells for that price, Ruth’s jersey would set a world record for the highest-grossing sports memorabilia item ever sold.

The auction will happen at Yankee Stadium on June 15.

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