$29,000Initial Offering Marketing Cap
$14.50Initial Offering Share Price
05/2020Initial Offering Date
Baseballs signed by Babe Ruth are so significant to American culture that one is housed in the National Museum of American History. Rally’s #RUTHBALL1 is an Official American League baseball from the Harridge era, signed by Babe Ruth and authenticated by JSA Authentication. The signature is written in black ink with a steel-tip fountain pen.
“Babe Ruth is ‘king’ in the sports memorabilia world.”— David Kohler, SCP Auctions President
Former Chicago White Stockings pitcher Albert Spalding forms A.G. Spalding & Brothers, which produced standardized baseballs and developed the modern baseball bat.
Spalding acquires A.J. Reach, a rival sporting good company. Reach will be the brand name used for Official American League game balls until 1976.
George Herman “Babe” Ruth Jr. is born in Baltimore, Maryland.
Ruth signs his first contract with the minor-league Baltimore Orioles.
“The Bambino” makes his MLB debut with the Boston Red Sox.
Ruth leads the Boston Red Sox to their first World Series win, after capping off a 101-win season.
The Boston Red Sox sell Babe to the New York Yankees for $125K, sparking the ‘Curse of the Bambino’. Over the next 86 years, the Red Sox would win zero World Series titles, while the Yankees took home twenty-six.
William Harridge is named the president of the American League. A facsimile of his signature is inscribed on every Official American League Baseball until he retires from the position in 1959
Ruth retires from baseball, culminating a 22-season career that would include 10 World Series championships and 714 home run.
Ruth is inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame as part of the inaugural class. Later that same year he is ranked #1 in The Sporting News “Baseball’s 100 Greatest Players”.
The Yankees host “Babe Ruth Day,” a tribute to the Ruth who is
fighting a losing battle to cancer. Nearly 60,000 fans show their support at the
“House that Ruth built.”
Babe Ruth passes away from cancer in New York City.
Spalding, which had manufactured the “official balls” for the major leagues since 1880 is replaced by Rawlings as the official MLB baseball producer
The Sandlot, a coming-of-age film that centers on a baseball signed by Babe Ruth, debuts in the US.
A single-signed Babe Ruth ball with a grade of PSA/DNA Mint+ 9.5 sells for a record $388,375.00 through Heritage Auctions.
President Donald Trump posthumously awards Ruth the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
Rally enters into an agreement to acquire #RUTHBALL1 and offer it on the Rally platform.
In 2014, a Babe Ruth signed baseball with a particularly touching back-story sold at auction for $250,000. Single signed Official American League balls have seen over a 60% increase since 2005.Invest Now
|Price Per Share||$14.50|
|Number of Shares||2,000|
|Professional League||Major League Baseball (MLB)|
|Player / Number||George Herman "Babe" Ruth / 3|
|Team||New York Yankees|
|Memorabilia Type||Official A.L. Baseball|
|A.L. President||William Harridge|
|Model||PAT'D RE 17200|
|Inscription Type||Single Signed|
|Writing Implement||Steel-tip Fountain Pen|
|Autograph Grade||PSA/DNA NM 7|