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Babe Ruth cap fetches $328K at auction

NEW YORK, July 15 (UPI) -- A baseball cap worn by New York Yankees legend Babe Ruth fetched $328,000 at a pre-All Star Game auction Tuesday in New York.

'Bambino Curse' bat to be auctioned

NEW YORK, June 23 (UPI) -- A baseball bat with a direct connection to the "Curse of the Bambino" that hung over the Boston Red Sox for 86 years is set to be auctioned off.

Players help sought to save hall game

WASHINGTON, May 28 (UPI) -- A group of 30 Major League players has been recruited to help save Major League Baseball's annual hall of fame contest.

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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, May 28, 2008.
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UPI Almanac for Sunday, May 25, 2008.
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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, May 6, 2008.
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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, April 22, 2008.
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Auction: DiMaggio's jersey, Jackson's bat

Auction: DiMaggio's jersey, Jackson's bat

NEW YORK, April 7 (UPI) -- New York auction house Sotheby's says a uniform worn by Yankees legend Joe DiMaggio during his 1936 rookie season will be among items auctioned this month.

Ted Williams card leads auction lot

EXTON, Pa., March 3 (UPI) -- A rare Ted Williams baseball card is atop the list of sports memorabilia to be auctioned this week in Pennsylvania.

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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2008.
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UPI Almanac for Saturday, Feb. 2, 2008.
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Whitey Ford memorabilia up for sale

NEW YORK, Jan. 29 (UPI) -- Baseball fans with thousands of dollars to spend can bid for a piece of pitcher Whitey Ford's memorabilia this summer in New York.

Atlantic Eye: The death of honor in sports

VIENNA, Jan. 2 (UPI) -- As a child I was fascinated by sport heroes. There was baseball’s Babe Ruth and Hank Aaron; track and field’s Wilma Rudolph; soccer’s Pele; swimming’s Mark Spitz and the incomparable all-round athlete Babe Didrikson Zaharias. Other athletes also held the mantle high. But today, from U.S. baseball to international biking -- and even tennis -- greed, dishonor and arrogance are the new credo.
MARC S. ELLENBOGEN, UPI International Columnist

Law sparks ugly fight over pretty star pix

SACRAMENTO, Oct. 7 (UPI) -- California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger must decide whether to sign a bill giving an heir more control over a dead star's name and image.

Bonds' 756th homer ball to be auctioned

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 21 (UPI) -- Matt Murphy, who caught Barry Bonds' record 756th home run ball, said Tuesday Sotheby's/SCP Auctions will present it in an online auction.

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UPI Almanac for Thursday, Aug. 16, 2007.
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Home run ball No. 755 to be auctioned

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 10 (UPI) -- Adam Hughes, a 33-year-old plumber who caught Barry Bonds' 755th home run ball in San Diego, had decided to sell it at auction.

A-Rod youngest to hit 500 home runs

NEW YORK, Aug. 4 (UPI) -- New York Yankees Alex Rodriguez became the youngest player to hit 500 homers Saturday when he hit a three-run shot in the first inning against Kansas City. Rodriguez, who turned 32 July 27, topped Jimmie Foxx (32 years, 338 days) as the youngest player to

MLB: Texas 7, Chi. Cubs 3

ARLINGTON, Texas, June 20 (UPI) -- Sammy Sosa hit the 600th home run of his career Wednesday and did so against his former team as Texas downed the Chicago Cubs 7-3.

MLB: Texas 7, Cincinnati 6

CINCINNATI, June 15 (UPI) -- Sammy Sosa hit the 599th home run of his career Friday night, a grand slam in the fifth, pushing the Texas Rangers past Cincinnati, 7-6.

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UPI almanac for Monday, May 28, 2007.
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UPI almanac for Friday, May 25, 2007.
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Beckett goes to the DL

BOSTON, May 18 (UPI) -- Boston pitcher Josh Beckett Friday was placed on the 15-day disabled list with an injury to his right middle finger.

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UPI almanac for Sunday, May 6, 2007.
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UPI almanac for Sunday, April 22, 2007.
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