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From the Gravesite of the Immortal Babe Ruth


From the Todd Mueller exclusive Relic Card Collection comes Card 244 featuring documented dirt saved from the burial sites of Babe Ruth, Jacob Ruppert, and Ed Barrow.

This relic card represents of course that famous day on March 4, 1927, when Yankees President Jacob Ruppert and Secretary Ed Barrow look on as Babe agrees to a $70,000 salary.

Little do many realize, the left-handed-batting Bambino was a right-handed writer.

In three years' time, Ruth would demand a raise to $80,000, even more than President Hoover, prompting the superstar's immortal quip, "I had a better year than he did."