The ball signed by Babe Ruth to an ailing 11-year-old boy, in which Ruth promised to hit a home run for him, was sold for $250,641 by Grey Flannel Auctions. An official with the auction house said the buyer wishes to remain anonymous.
For seven straight games now, Barry Bonds has been at career home run No. 713. His hit on Monday night, a double, was only his second hit since he smacked that home run 23 at-bats ago in Philadelphia on May 7.