Straw’s ’98 ring fetches a pretty penny


The going rate these days for historic World Series rings seems to be around $55,000. At least, that’s how much Southeby’s raked in for auctioning off Darryl Strawberry’s 1998 World Series ring. The ring was estimated to sell for between $20,000-$30,000, but the final tally, obviously, far exceeded those guesses. No one knew if Strawberry himself would take in the dough or if he had already sold it to another buyer who was now putting the ring up for auction.

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  • Tom

    I wonder why Straw sold his ring; hope he’s taking care of himself.

    • http://www.riveraveblues.com Mike A.

      Yeah I agree. If he follows this up by selling off the ’86 ring, I’ll be concerned. Love the Strawman, my all-time favorite player.

      • http://www.riveraveblues.com Ben K.

        He’s already sold that one once but then bought it back, according to the Post.

  • E-ROC

    I hope Strawberry is doing well. He was an extremely talented hitter. Apparently, passed that great DNA to his son, DJ. Who is rotting on the Suns bench because of his incompetent HC.

    Does anyone know if Joe Buck and Tim McCarver will be calling the game? Or maybe Eric Karros and some other dude?