Jan 24, 2014
By Jane Brown
Ruth batted .368 and hit three homers in the 1923 World Series as the New York Yankees won the championship by beating the New York Giants in six games. It was a pivotal year for the franchise, as it moved into Yankee Stadium and won its first of 27 World Series championships.
At the time, winning players received watches, which later were replaced by rings, which are still the standard.
The five sided gold timepiece is being sold at Heritage Auction’s Feb. 22 sale.