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The record-setting sale broke the previous record, also set during the sale of a Ruth jersey, for most expensive sports memorabilia item.
Bidding on Ruth's 1927 World Series ring has exceeded $600,000.
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The anticipated $4.5 million price tag would set a record as the highest grossing sports memorabilia item of all time.