Baseball from Buckner play sells for $418k

Associated Press
ADDS THE AMOUNT BALL SOLD FOR $418,250 - This undated image, provided by Heritage Auctions, shows the “Buckner Ball,” the baseball that dribbled between the legs of Boston Red Sox first baseman Bill Buckner during the 10th inning of Game 6 of the 1986 World Series. The error gave the New York Mets the win and the team went on to beat the Red Sox the next night to win the World Series. The writing, by Mookie Wilson addressed to Mets traveling secretary Arthur Richman says: To Arthur, the ball won it for us, Mookie Wilson, Oct. 25, 1986. Heritage Auctions said the ball is expected to bring in more than $100,000 on Friday, May 4, 2012, in Dallas. On Friday, the ball sold for $418, 250. (AP Photos/Heritage Auctions)

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The baseball that rolled through the legs of Boston Red Sox first baseman Bill Buckner in the 1986 World Series was sold at auction May 4 for $418,250. Heritage Auctions said the ball was sold to a buyer who wished to remain anonymous.

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