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RECORD SALE OF SPORTS MEMORABILLA

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(Fox News) – Babe Ruth’s New York Yankees Opens a New Window. jersey from 1928-1930 sold at auction on Saturday for $5.64 million,
setting setting the record for the most expensive piece of sports
memorabilia ever sold.
The gray road uniform was one of more than
400
 
items that Ruth’s family and other collectors supplied for the
auction at Yankee Stadium. Ruth’s granddaughter, Linda Ruth
Tosetti, said in a statement that a portion of the proceeds will go
to charity.

 

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HISTORY WAS MADE ON THIS DAY

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CAMILLE BOHANNON

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On this day in 1994, Nicole Brown Simpson (left), famous football player O.J.
Simpson’s ex-wife, and her friend Ron Goldman (right) are brutally stabbed
to death outside Nicole’s home in Brentwood,
California, in what quickly
becomes one of the most highly publicized trials of the century. With
overwhelming evidence against him, including a prior record of domestic
violence towards Brown, O.J. Simpson (below) became the chief suspect.

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Robert Shapiro (l.) and Johnny Cochran sit with Simpson (right) 
during the murder trial.

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O.J. Simpson was released from prison on October 1, 2018 after
nine years behind bars for a 2007 armed robbery in Las Vegas.




 

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TIM MAGUIRE

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The New York Yankees retired Mickey Mantle’s number (7) on this
day in 1969.

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Mickey Mantle delivering his speech the day his number was retired.

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Mickey Mantle’s retired uniform No. 7 at Yankee Stadium.

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ROSS SIMPSON

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In New York on this day in 2002, a ceremony was held to officially
mark the end of the clean up from the World Trade Center terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001.

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SANDY KOZEL


Elzire Dionne with her quintuplets shortly after their birth.


The Dionne quintuplets (above) were born on this day in 1934 near Callender, Ontario, to Olivia and Elzire Dionne. They were the first quintuplets to survive infancy.

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The two surviving sisters, Annette and Cécile.

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