This game-worn cap holds the distinction of having been worn by two Yankee greats. Babe Ruth wore the cap in the 1930s and David Wells, an avid collector of baseball memorabilia, wore it while pitching against the Cleveland Indians in 1997. "It had a backstory," Kohler says. "That added a lot to this piece." Former Yankees manager Joe Torre made Wells revert to his uniform cap after getting three outs with the hat on, and SCP later approached Wells about giving up Ruth's cap for good. It sold for $537,278 in 2012.
Powered By ZergNet
Style & Design 2014
Tech, Tools, Toys & the Hottest New Gear
Plus: When to Say No to Your Doctor
ON NEWSSTANDS NOW
Mike Rowe Brings Back the Blue Collar Hero
Kidnapped in Syria: Anthony Loyd's Harrowing Story
Sign up to receive the Men’s Journal newsletter and special offers from MJ and its marketing partners.