Ruth's 1938 Dodgers road uniform purchased at auction for $310,500

Updated: November 15, 2008, 7:38 PM ET
Associated Press

MISSION VIEJO, Calif. -- SCP Auctions bought a full Babe Ruth 1938 Brooklyn Dodgers road uniform for $310,500 at auction at the Louisville Slugger Museum.

SCP Auctions said Saturday that the uniform, the last professional uniform worn by Ruth, was purchased on behalf of a client who is an avid collector of Ruth memorabilia.

Ruth was a first-base coach for the Dodgers during the 1938 season, his final season in baseball. He also regularly took batting practice with the team to appease ...

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