Baseball: Smith sells Gold Gloves for $519,203
BY Staff and Wire Reports
Monday, December 03, 2012
Ozzie Smith turned gold into cash.
The Hall of Fame shortstop sold his 13 consecutive Gold Glove Awards from 1980-92 for $519,203, SCP Auctions said Sunday. His 2011 St. Louis Cardinals' World Series ring sold for $51,364 and his 2006 ring went for $42,448. Both were gifts from the team.
A Babe Ruth team sweater from around 1922 sold for $250,642.