The baseball Mark McGwire hit for home run number 70 is shown at New York's Madison Square Garden Tuesday, Jan. 12, 1999, after it was sold at auction to an undisclosed phone bidder for $2.7 million, ... more 
The baseball Mark McGwire hit for home run number 70 is shown at New York's Madison Square Garden Tuesday, Jan. 12, 1999, after it was sold at auction to an undisclosed phone bidder for $2.7 million, plus commission. The previous record for a baseball sold at auction was $126,000, the ball Babe Ruth hit for the first home run in Yankee Stadium. (AP Photo/Ron Frehm) less 
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