Most expensive baseball bat sold at auction
Babe Ruth 1923
1265000 US dollar(s)
United States (New York)

The most valuable baseball bat in the world is George Herman Ruth's (A.K.A Babe Ruth) bat with which he hit the first home run at Yankee Stadium on opening day 18 April 1923 in New York City USA. The bat was purchased by MastroNet, Inc (Illinois based auction house) at a Sotheby's New York auction for a record $1,265,000 (£654,694) on 2 December 2004.