Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice


    1916 "Babe Ruth" Game Ticket Stub. Intriguing early relic dates to just ten days after the twenty-one year old Bambino pitched his historic fourteen inning complete game victory over the Brooklyn Robins in the second contest of the 1916 World Series. The difficulty in researching non-sanctioned games close to a century ago has hampered our ability to provide details about the October 19, 1916 event, but clearly the young Red Sox pitcher was a participant in this match at Bayside, in the outskirts of the city of Boston. Predating by over a decade the famous Bustin' Babes barnstorming tour, the presented ticket is unquestionably the earliest known to name the man who would become baseball's greatest star. The stub measures 1.75x3.5" in size, with an inconsequential tiny stain at left edge but otherwise no flaws of note. Blank back.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    November, 2010
    4th-5th Thursday-Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 1,019

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    19.5% of the successful bid (minimum $14) per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)
    Track Item

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976

    Learn about consigning with us

    Just wanted to let you know how pleased I am regarding the sale of my hockey jersey. You were great to work with, you answered all my phone calls and e-mails in a prompt manner, and you did a great job marketing the jersey.
    Fairmouth, ME
    View More Testimonials

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search