LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Charlie Sheen says he’s the owner of two major items of sports memorabilia up for auction.
One is Babe Ruth’s 1927 World Series ring, bidding is already over $5000,000.READ MORE: 4 Dead, 1 Injured In 'Ambush-Style' Shooting At House Party In Inglewood
The other item is the contract that sent Ruth from the Red Sox to the Yankees in 1919. Which, if you’re superstitious, was the start of the “Curse of the Bambino” that lasted 86 years for Boston. Bidding is currently at $345,000.READ MORE: Man, 18, Killed In Shooting In Santa Ana; Probe Underway
Sheen tells ESPN he bought the items in the early ’90’s, and displays them in a bar area in his house.MORE NEWS: Inside SoCal: 1/23 Wrap-Up
He said whatever the sale brings is gravy. The actor has struggled to find work recently, and faces lawsuits after revealing his HIV-positive status.