Babe Ruth's cap auctioned for record $328,000

Updated: July 15, 2008, 10:08 AM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- A baseball cap worn by New York Yankees slugger Babe Ruth has been auctioned for a record $328,000 on Monday.

The sweat-stained cap from around the 1920s sold at an auction of Yankees memorabilia in New York.

Hunt Auctions says the cap is one of only three Yankees hats in existence worn by Ruth during games. It says a hat used by a player had never sold for more than $100,000.

The Ruth cap had been expected to fetch up to $200,000. The surname Ruth and the player's ...

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