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HOME RUN BAT WAS BIG HIT AT AUCTION

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LAGUNA NIGUEL, Calif. (AP) — Babe Ruth has hit another one out of the
ballpark.

The bat used by the legendary baseball player to hit his 500th home run
was
auctioned on Saturday for more than $1 million.

SCP Auctions didn’t identify the buyer. The auction was held in Laguna
Niguel, California
.

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George Herman "Babe" Ruth Jr.
(February 6, 1895 – August 16, 1948)

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IT WAS 500 FOR AARON ON THIS DAY IN 1968

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On July 14, 1968, Atlanta Braves slugger Henry “Hank” Aaron hits
the 500th home run of his career in a 4-2 win over the
San Francisco Giants.

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Henry Louis Aaron turned 85 in February.

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