The Price of History, Vol. IV

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There it is Sox fans. The Dirty Deed itself. The 1919 contract of sale that sent the Bambino to the Bombers. Singatures plain as day. Read it and weep. Or maybe it just doesn’t matter any more. Whatever the case, it was sold off today at Sotheby’s for $996,000. Fair enough. That and another $200 million will get you a team treading water just under .500.

2 comments… add one
  • $320m spent between the two teams covered at this website, and barely a .500 record between them. $300 mil don’t buy what it used to …

    Sam June 10, 2005, 9:58 pm
  • Payroll taxes of, what, $45 million? Total payrolls of $365 million, actually, two-thirds of it pinstriped.

    Josh June 13, 2005, 12:48 pm

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