February 8, 2019 | by: Bill Bradley

Babe Ruth card bought for $2 could be worth millions

A California man said the Babe Ruth baseball card he bought for $2 from a collectibles store could turn out to be worth millions.

Dale Ball of Visalia said he spotted the card with an $8 price tag at Action Sports and Coin in Sparks, Nev., and ended up paying only $2 because the store was having a sale that day. He said the owner did not appear to realize the card might be an authentic Shotwell W-575-1 Babe Ruth card, an ultra-rare collectible with only two known surviving copies. Ball said he is willing to sell the card — but not for less than $2 million.

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