A BABE RUTH PURCHASE CHECK
An American League Base Ball Club of New York Inc. (Yankees) bank check, dated June 13, 1922, and payable to the Yorkville Bank in the amount of fifty-thousand dollars. The check is signed by Jacob Ruppert, president of the Yankees, counter signed by Col. Huston. On the reverse is typed In payment of note - Boston American League Baseball Club, due June 5th - $50,000.00. The check represented the last Yankee payment due for the sale of Babe Ruth from Boston to New York. A rare item related to "The Curse of the Bambino".