This Babe Ruth Baseball Card Found in a Piano Could Sell for Over $100,000 at Auction

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This Babe Ruth Baseball Card Found in a Piano Could Sell for Over $100,000 at Auction

The card was found in 1992, but wasn't appraised until now. This 1916 M101-4 Babe Ruth Rookie Card was found stashed in a player piano and could now fetch upwards of $100,000 at auction. Photo courtesy of Goodwin Auctions. A rare Babe Ruth rookie baseball card found in an old piano is up for auction—and online bidding is already nearing $100,000 in the “Masterpieces and Uncommon Commons” sale at Goodwin Auctions. Ellen Kelly discovered the collectible in a stash of baseball cards wedged inside the pedal of a player piano that once belonged to her aunt. Kelly had admired the instrument as a

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