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  • Title: Babe Ruth Cards - Find Babe Ruth Baseball Cards for Sale
    Descriptive info: .. Home.. Checklist.. Rookie Card.. Collecting Tips.. Biography.. Babe Ruth Baseball Cards.. Whether you are new to the hobby or have been collecting baseball cards for decades, at some point you've probably looked up the value of classic Babe Ruth cards to see what the biggest name in sports memorabilia collecting is worth.. Despite his cards not being the most valuable on the planet (that honor goes to the.. Honus Wagner T206.. ), original Ruth cards have continued to appreciate and are commonly seen as a bellweather in the baseball card collecting community.. Only a handful of baseball cards depicting Babe Ruth were printed during his career.. During the era he played in, baseball cards were not printed every year.. In addition, Goudey did not include Babe Ruth in its 1934 set.. Famous Babe Ruth Cards.. Babe Ruth's rookie card was printed in 1914 by the Baltimore Sun Newspaper when The Babe was a minor league ballplayer for the Baltimore Orioles.. There are only ten known.. Babe Ruth rookie cards.. in existence.. It is considered the second most valuable baseball card ever.. Only the Honus Wagner T206 card is considered more valuable.. The Babe Ruth cards most commonly known by casual baseball card collectors are his Goudey cards, printed in 1933 and 1935.. The.. 1933 Goudey cards.. are quite popular and commonly sell for a few thousand dollars to over $20,000, depending on condition.. Goudey also issued a.. Sport Kings card.. of Babe Ruth in 1933, another popular choice with collectors.. His 1935 Goudey card was the only card produced during his career as a member of the Boston Braves.. 1948 Leaf.. set, which was produced long after Ruth retired and the same year he passed away, produced another popular Babe Ruth card.. Ruth was the lone player from his era to be featured in the set.. How Much Are Babe Ruth Baseball Cards Worth?.. Depending on the year, brand, and condition of the  ...   you the opportunity to evaluate the condition of the card for yourself.. The nice thing about collecting baseball cards in today's era is that online sites (such as this one) can make it easy for the casual collector to find the right card at the right price.. Chances are, you can find that old Goudey card for a few hundred bucks.. It may not be graded a PSA 10, but it will make a beautiful display item and fantastic conversation piece.. Finally, Babe Ruth cards often make appearances at high-profile auctions - look up your nearest big-time auction house to find out whether they dabble in vintage sports cards and memorabilia.. Auctions are generally where the most valuable Ruth cards are sold.. If you want that 1914 Babe Ruth card you'll need to keep an eye on the auctions! If you are looking for ultra high-end sports memorabilia, your best bets are probably Heritage, SCP, Robert Edward, or Mastro.. If you have a limited budget but are interested in collecting Ruth cards, you have plenty of options.. We've put together a list of five popular Babe Ruth cards that can be.. purchased for under $100.. Search Babe Ruth Cards.. Baseball Cards.. -----------------------------------.. All Baseball Cards.. Advanced.. Search title description.. Find Babe Ruth Cards.. Pre-1930 Cards.. 1920 W519 Numbered Strip.. 1921 Koester Bread Babe Ruth Card.. 1922 American Caramel.. 1929 Kashin.. 1930s Cards.. 1932 U.. S.. Caramel.. 1933 Goudey.. 1933 Sport Kings.. 1940s Cards.. 1948 Leaf.. 1950s Cards.. 1960s Cards.. 1970s Cards.. 1980s Cards.. 1990s Cards.. 2000-Present.. Collecting Resources.. Babe Ruth Checklist.. 1914 Ruth Rookie Card.. Buying Babe Ruth Cards.. Babe Ruth Cards on a Budget.. Babe Ruth Autographs.. Value of Babe Ruth Cards.. Card Grading Services.. Collecting in a Bad Economy.. The Ruth Biography.. Ruth's 60th Home Run.. The 500 HR Club.. Tweet.. Copyright © 2013.. |.. Links.. Sitemap.. Privacy Policy.. | Disclaimer: The owner of this site receives commission for cards sold through listings..

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  • Title: The Babe Ruth Baseball Card Checklist
    Descriptive info: The Babe Ruth Baseball Card Checklist.. This is intended to be a complete listing of pre-1935 Babe Ruth baseball cards (now also adding cards up to 1950).. This checklist includes not only national releases including the Bambino but regional baseball card sets as well.. As you can see, Ruth was a very popular figure with baseball card producers throughout his career.. If you know of a card we haven't included here, we would like to get it added to the checklist.. Please send the details to info [at] baberuthcards [dot] net.. 1914 Baltimore Sun.. 1916 M101-5 Sporting News #151.. 1916-20 Big Head Strip Cards W-UNC #17.. 1917 Sporting News M101-4 #151.. 1917 Collins-McCarthy E135 #147.. 1917-20 Felix Mendelsohn M101-6 #81.. 1917-20 Felix Mendelsohn M101-6 #82.. 1919-21 W514 #02.. 1920 W519 #5.. 1920 W520 #13.. 1921 Neilson's V61 #37.. 1921 Koester's Bread World Series Issue D383 #49.. 1921 Clark's Bread D-381-2 #4.. 1921 Oxford Confectionery E253 #15.. 1921-23 E220 National Caramel #90.. 1922 American Caramel E122 #57.. 1922 E120 #71.. 1922 W501 #49.. 1922 W572 #88.. 1922 W573 #112.. 1922 William Paterson V89 #25.. 1923 Lections #8.. 1923  ...   E126 #38.. 1927 Exhibits #52.. 1927 York Caramel E210 #6.. 1928 Fro-Joy Ice Cream (set of 6).. 1928 Exhibits #51.. 1928 Star Player Candy E-Unc.. #58.. 1928 W502 #6.. 1928(?) Contiero.. 1929 W553 #13.. 1929 Kashin R316.. 1930 Rogers Peet #48.. 1930 Schutter-Johnson R332 #26.. 1930 Schutter-Johnson R332 #42.. 1930 W554 #15.. 1931 Josetti Tobacco #151.. 1931 W517 #4.. 1931 W517 #20.. 1932 Bulgaria Sport #256.. Caramel #32.. 1933 Sport Kings #2.. 1933 Goudey #53.. 1933 Goudey #144.. 1933 Goudey #149.. 1933 Goudey #181.. 1933 Butter Cream R306 #23.. 1933 Butterfinger Canadian V94 #41.. 1933 Exhibits Four-in-One #13.. 1933 Sanella.. 1933 Uncle Jack #24.. 1933 Worch Cigar #101.. 1933 Worch Cigar #102.. 1934 Butterfinger Premiums R310 #53.. 1934 Exhibits Four-in-One W463-4 #13.. 1934 Goudey Canadian V354 #28.. 1934 Goudey Premiums R309-1 #4.. 1935 Al Demaree Die Cuts R304 #4.. 1935 Exhibits Four-in-One W463-5 #1.. 1935 Goudey #16.. 1935 Muratti Tobacco #26.. 1942 Editorial Bruguera (Spanish) #12.. 1946 Propagandas Montiel #41.. 1948 Leaf #3.. 1950 Callahan.. #63.. 1950 Menko Japan #JCM-21.. Please contact info [at] baberuthcards.. net if you know of a vintage Babe Ruth card not listed here..

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  • Title: Babe Ruth Rookie Card - 1914 Baltimore Sun
    Descriptive info: The 1914 Babe Ruth Rookie Card.. The first baseball card ever to feature Babe Ruth was printed by the Baltimore Sun Newspaper in 1914.. The 19-year-old Ruth was photographed along with his Baltimore Orioles teammates for the set, which was printed with player pictures on the front and team schedules on the back.. The set included Babe Ruth and his Orioles (then of the International League) teammates as well as the Terrapins of the Federal League.. The cards were printed in both blue and white as well as red and white.. There are only 10 known original Babe Ruth rookie cards in existence today.. The scarcity of this card has driven recent sales up and over the $200,000 mark.. Only the 1909 T206 Honus Wagner card (valued at over $2 million) has consistently commanded higher sale prices.. Recent Sales of the Babe Ruth Rookie Card.. Recent sales of the 1914  ...   - $150,800.. - listed in poor condition by Robert Edwards Auctions, the 1914 Ruth was overshadowed by several other cards including a PSA 1 condition T206 Honus Wagner, which sold for $399,500.. May 2008 - $517,000.. - this VG condition Ruth rookie card had been passed down through generations in Baltimore before being sold at a Robert Edwards auction and commanding one of the highest sales prices ever for a baseball card.. The card outshined a T206 Honus Wagner in poor condition at the same auction.. The Wagner sold for $317,250.. April 2007 - $200,000.. - previously owned by a longtime casual collector, this Babe Ruth rookie card was also sold at a Robert Edwards Auction.. The family nearly sold the card for $8000 to a dealer prior to putting it up for auction - a nice reminder to always assess the market for a vintage card before buying or selling..

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  • Title: Babe Ruth Baseball Card Collecting Tips
    Descriptive info: Baseball Card Collecting Tips.. Whether you have an established.. Babe Ruth baseball card.. collection or are looking to start one, the following tips will be helpful to build a great Ruth collection.. Five Babe Ruth Cards for Under $100.. - find out how to add five classic Babe Ruth baseball cards to your collection on a limited budget.. - how to find Babe Ruth baseball cards and identify the true card value before making a big investment.. Value of Babe  ...   the value of your Ruth collection.. - signed Babe Ruth baseballs, jerseys and bats are among the most valuable sports memorabilia available.. Baseball Card Grading Services.. - understanding the importance of card grading services and which companies will provide you with the experience and consistency you are looking for.. Card Collecting on little or no budget.. - a few ideas on how to get some enjoyment out of card collecting if you only have a few bucks to work with..

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  • Title: Babe Ruth Biography
    Descriptive info: The Life and Times of George Herman (Babe) Ruth.. George Herman 'Babe' Ruth, Jr.. was born in Baltimore Maryland, in 1895.. He was one of eight children, six of whom died during infancy.. He did not have a happy childhood.. This can be attributed, in part, to the fact that he was left to fend for himself, the majority of the time.. His parents, both, worked long hours at their family-owned tavern and could find little time to care for him.. At the age of seven, his father signed over custody to Catholic missionaries who ran the St.. Mary's Industrial School for Boys.. For the next twelve years he had little contact with family and was known to be quite incorrigible.. George eventually befriended one of the missionaries who encouraged him to get involved in baseball and helped him to improve his swing.. George soon joined the St.. Mary's team, where he proved to be quite an accomplished player.. At the age of 19, he was offered a contract with the Baltimore Orioles.. Team manager, Jack Dunn, was a well  ...   of 1935.. During that time, he played for three major league teams: the Boston Red Sox, the New York Yankees and the Boston Braves.. Babe is widely considered the greatest player in baseball history.. He was one of the first five players that were elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame.. His overall career statistics are legendary.. With a batting average of.. 342, 714 home runs and 2,217 runs batted in, he was a hard act to follow.. His home run record remained unbeatable for 39 years, until Hank Aaron broke it, in 1974.. During his career, Babe was awarded numerous awards and was recognized for several career highlights.. He was named All-Star on two separate occasions.. He won a total of seven World Series championships.. He was also named the league's Most Valuable Player and was the first individual to hit 30, 40, 50 AND 60 home runs, in a single season.. Babe was married two times.. He had two daughters, one of whom was adopted.. He enjoyed spending his winters in Florida, where he frequented the golf course..

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  • Title: 1933 Sport Kings - Babe Ruth Card
    Descriptive info: 1933 Sport Kings Babe Ruth.. The Goudey Gum company produced another set in 1933, featuring stars from baseball, football, basketball, golf, cycling, boxing, skiing, horse racing, wrestling, tennis, hockey, swimming, boating, flying, billiards, and track and field.. Oh, and.. Iditarod.. This 48-card set was boldly stamped with the obvious moniker.. Sport Kings.. The cards in the Sport Kings set showed portraits of these prominent athletes in uniform, from the waist up.. Just above each athlete's name was a miniature scene from that athlete's sport.. This was a beautiful set and was produced over the span of two years.. The cards in this set measured 2 3/8" by 2 7/8" and were packaged in two different colored wrappers.. There were only three baseball players included in the set - Ty Cobb, Carl Hubbell, and Yankees outfielder Babe Ruth.. BABE RUTH 1933 GOUDEY SPORT KINGS # 2 PSA 8 NEAR MINT MINT!.. Price:.. $29,999.. 00.. 1933 GOUDEY SPORT KINGS #2 BABE RUTH SGC NM MT 88.. $27,950.. 1933 Sport Kings Gum ##2 Babe Ruth - SGC 60.. $4,500.. 1933 Sport Kings #2 Babe Ruth PSA VG-EX 4 *7432.. $2,400.. ORIGINAL VINTAGE 1933 BABE RUTH SPORT KINGS #2 CARD NY YANKEES - UNGRADED RARE.. $1,500.. 1933 Sport Kings Babe Ruth Rookie Psa 2.. $405.. Page 1.. 2.. Next.. The "Sport Kings" was a set of 48 cards printed by the Goudey Gum Company of Boston in 1933 as a tribute to the different sporting legends of that era.. Card #2 in the collection was dedicated to George Herman "Babe" Ruth, baseball's Home Run King, who at that time was winding down his spectacular baseball career.. The 1933 Sport Kings Babe Ruth card was one of only three cards in the collection that featured baseball players.. Origins.. The "Sport Kings" was  ...   fans to collect them.. The popularity that the cards generated was also due to its more attractive design and durable make.. Just like the Goudey "Big League Chewing Gum" set, the "Sport Kings" were bigger than usual at 2 3/8" x 2 7/8".. On the front, each card shows a colorful hand-drawn portrait of the featured athlete against a solid color background.. Above the portrait was a red "Sport Kings Gum" banner, while below was a black strip with the athlete's name and an action scene from the sport in silhouette.. The entire front had a white border around it.. The back portion had a short biographical write up on the featured star.. Above the text are the card number, the athlete's name, and the name of the sport.. At the bottom was a Goudey "Sport Kings Gum" advertisement.. A Number of Firsts.. The 1933 Sport Kings stood out as one of the most memorable hobby sets of all time because it provided a number of firsts.. Foremost of these was its inclusion of the first individual cards of basketball players.. They were Ed Wachter (#5) and Celtics standouts Nat Holman (#3), Joe Lopchick (#32), and Eddie Burke (#33).. The Sport Kings was also one of the few to ever feature women champions.. They were Olympic gold medal-winning swimmer Helene Madison (#37) and track and field's Babe Didrikson (#45), one of history's best known female athletes.. The collection also became popular for being the first to include separate cards for the father-and-son cycling legends Bobby Walthour Sr.. (#7) and Jr.. (#31).. Still, it was easy to see that the 1933 Sport Kings had the top regard for baseball, with Hall of Famers Ty Cobb and Babe Ruth occupying cards #1 and #2, respectively, plus Carl Hubbell on #42..

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  • Title: 1933 Goudey Babe Ruth Cards
    Descriptive info: 1933 Goudey Babe Ruth Cards.. Some of the most recognizable Babe Ruth baseball cards are from the 1933 Goudey set.. This 240-card set produced by the Goudey Gum Company is one of the most popular baseball card sets of all time (along with the T206 set).. It has been the subject of numerous reprints.. Because no Babe Ruth cards were included in the 1934 set, the 1933 Ruth cards are even more valuable.. Depending on card condition, value of Babe Ruth 1933 Goudey cards range from a few hundred dollars to over $20,000.. 1933 GOUDEY SET (minus cards 144 106) GRADED PSA 4 - RUTH, GEHRIG, FOX, ETC.. $45,000.. 1933 Goudey #181 Babe Ruth PSA 8 NM-MT.. $29,585.. 1933 World Wide Gum V353 Canadian Goudey Babe Ruth #80 PSA 7 YANKEES NM HOF.. $9,995.. 1933 Goudey 53 Babe Ruth PSA 5 (8233).. $9,000.. Rare 1932 1933 1935 1948 Goudey Caramel Leaf Babe Ruth Lou Gehrig PSA Lot L@@K.. $7,850.. 1933 Goudey #149 Babe Ruth Dean's Cards SGC 5 - EX*9674.. $7,320.. 63.. 1933 Goudey #144 Babe Ruth PSA 6 EX-MT.. $6,465.. The Goudey Gum Company made history when it introduced the first baseball gum cards in the US in 1933.. Called the "Big League Chewing Gum," the 240 cards  ...   cheap in sepia tones, they had colorful, hand-drawn portraits of great American baseball stars including the great Hall of Famers Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig.. They also included brief bio details of the featured player at the back of each card.. Card #106 of the 1933 Goudey set is one of the rarest baseball cards one can have.. It is, in fact, one of the Big 3 baseball cards and commands a hefty premium.. Some of the most prized Babe Ruth baseball cards were also part of the 1933 Goudey collection.. They became valuable because Goudey did not include Babe Ruth among its featured stars in the following year's set.. Prices for good-condition Babe Ruth cards from the 1933 Goudey "Big League Chewing Gum" set continue to go up, with some climibing as high as 20,000 dollars.. Babe Ruth was also one of only three baseball greats which Goudey featured in another collection it produced in 1933.. Called the 1933.. Goudey "Sport Kings,".. the 48-card set included Babe Ruth, Ty Cobb, and Carl Hubbell alongside other stars from other sports.. The 1933 Goudey Sport Kings Babe Ruth card #2 showed a beautiful hand-painted portrait of the legend from the waist up plus a small silhouetted action scene at the bottom..

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  • Title: 1948 Leaf Babe Ruth Card
    Descriptive info: 1948 Leaf Babe Ruth.. The timing of the 1948 Leaf set was perfect.. It came just as baseball was entering a new era and included emerging stars as Ted Williams, Joe DiMaggio, Stan Musial, and Jackie Robinson.. It also included one of the most popular Babe Ruth cards to be printed after his retirement.. Much like the cards from his playing days, Babe Ruth's 1948 Leaf card sells for anywhere  ...   Leaf card is a simple-looking baseball card from a fantastic set.. BABE RUTH 1948 LEAF BASEBALL YANKEE CARD #3 *VERY SHARP* PSA 8.. $7,995.. 1948 LEAF PREMIUMS (3) ~ BABE RUTH ~ THREE DIFFERENT.. $3,600.. 1948 Leaf 3 Babe Ruth PSA 5 (0411).. $2,500.. 1948-49 LEAF # 3 BABE RUTH YANKEES EX EX+ 204593.. $1,495.. 1948 Leaf #3 Babe Ruth HOF PSA 4 NY Yankees.. $1,225.. Buy It Now:.. $1,950..

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  • Title: How Much are Babe Ruth Baseball Cards Worth?
    Descriptive info: How Much are Babe Ruth Cards Worth?.. Over the past several years, there has been considerable fluctuation in the baseball card market.. While some cards have dropped in value by 50% or more, others have held their value or even appreciated.. Are these cards truly worth less than they were 10 years ago?.. No.. The internet has arrived.. Before eBay and online auction-style sales, the only way to determine the value of a Babe Ruth baseball card was to check the latest issue of Beckett or Tuff Stuff.. Even if you found the card at a baseball card shop or card show, the dealer would base his pricing on the latest issue of Beckett, which in turn was based on dealer feedback.. The model was flawed and true supply-and-demand market forces hadn't come into play.. Today, there are a number of ways to assess the value of Babe Ruth cards.. First, you need to know the exact grade of your card.. You can try to do this yourself based on  ...   word to the wise though - card grading are only as useful as the name of the company.. Bert's Authentication Company isn't going to be at all useful to a potential buyer.. Armed with your grade, it is time to do some research.. If you own a.. Babe Ruth, your best measure of value will be to find what 1933 Goudey Babe Ruth baseball cards in similar condition have sold for recently.. To do this, you will first check out.. eBay's Completed Listings.. and see how recent eBay auctions have valued the card.. Seeing what actual buyers have recently paid for the card is the best possible way to determine its true value.. For a small fee, other services such as.. Terapeak.. can provide some more detailed analysis of baseball card trends.. If you are sitting on a vintage card that is difficult to value properly, major auction houses may be able to assist you in determining the value and matching you up with a buyer if you are interested..

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  • Title: Five Affordable Babe Ruth Cards
    Descriptive info: Babe Ruth Cards on a Budget: 5 Cards for Under $100.. We live in challenging financial times.. People everywhere have been tightening belts and squirreling away as much extra cash as possible.. Collecting Babe Ruth baseball cards is a popular but often expensive hobby.. However, it is absolutely possible to participate as a collector without throwing down thousands of dollars.. We've put together the ultimate list of Babe Ruth cards for collectors who are on a budget.. If you look for the right deals, all five cards can be purchased for under $100 total.. As with any baseball card, Babe Ruth card prices are significantly affected by condition of the card.. You will find that most of the cards selected here are in lesser grades, but many collectors still find these enjoyable to collect as they are as old and as recognizable as their mint condition counterparts.. 1.. 1959 Fleer #2 Babe Ruth and Ted Williams.. - A really cool card featuring Hall of Famer Ted Williams with his idol, Babe Ruth.. In order to find this card at $10 or less, you are probably looking at PSA 5 or under.. Price: $10.. 1950 Callahan Babe Ruth.. -  ...   most recognizable of Ruth's cards, the 1933 Goudey cards are always popular with collectors.. If you are willing to go with a lower grade, you can sometimes find an original Babe Ruth Goudey card at a rock bottom price.. Price: $55.. 4.. 1962 Topps #139.. - With the tagline "Babe Hits 60", this card commemorates Ruth's remarkable accomplishment.. The price of this vintage card has slid significantly and can now be found for as little as $1.. There were a few similar cards produced in the early 1960's - most have come down in price as well.. Price: $1.. 5.. 1933 Goudey Sport Kings #2 (reprint).. - OK, I didn't want to take the easy way out and add a reprint card to this list, but the Sport Kings card is a beautiful and recognizable card.. This card is particularly useful if you have plans to display your Ruth cards in your home.. You can easily find these reprints for under $1.. Total Price: $97.. As you can see, Babe Ruth baseball cards are available to any collector, no matter what the size of your budget.. Review our listings (powered by eBay) to find cards that fit your budget..

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  • Title: Babe Ruth Baseball Cards for Sale
    Descriptive info: Shop for Babe Ruth Baseball Cards.. Our listings of Babe Ruth baseball cards feature cards for any collector's budget.. We offer Goudey cards starting in the thousands of dollars and more recent issues for under a dollar.. Babe Ruth is the hottest name in the baseball card hobby.. Check out the links below to see more of his legacy as a collecting icon.. Famous Babe Ruth Baseball Cards.. Below are some of Ruth's more well-known baseball cards.. While many  ...   Babe Ruth rookie card.. Babe Ruth Cards by Year.. From Babe Ruth's early days as a Baltimore Oriole to today, the baseball card industry has undergone some drastic changes.. However, one thing has remained constant - people collect them.. Check out Babe Ruth cards by decade below.. Pre-1930.. - includes most of Ruth's most valuable cards.. 1930-1939.. - covers the latter part of Ruth's career and his brief stint with the Boston Braves.. 1940-1949.. 1950-1959.. 1960-1969.. 1970-1979.. 1980-1989.. 1990-1999..

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