Eddie Murray's 500th home run ball sold to businessman for $500,000

October 1996
Jet;10/14/96, Vol. 90 Issue 22, p48
Details the sale of the baseball that Baltimore Oriole Eddie Murray hit his 500th home run with. The price of the ball paid by Michael Laskey, owner of Inphomation Communication; The payment plan; The sale as one of the largest in sports memorabilia history.


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