Babe Ruth’s 1923 Championship Watch Goes Up for Auction

The 1923 New York Yankees world-championship watch presented to George Herman “Babe” Ruth will cross the auction block on February 22 at Heritage Auctions’ Sports Platinum Night Auction in New York. Estimated to draw more than $750,000, the pocket watch is among the most important pieces of New York Yankees memorabilia in existence, according to Chris Ivy, director of sports collectibles at Heritage. The watch was awarded to Ruth, along with similar ones to all of his New York Yankees teammates, when they defe…

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