Gibson's historic bat sells for $575,912.40

LAGUNA NIGUEL, Calif. The bat and other items were auctioned off by SCP Auctions, one of the nation's largest auctioneers and private sellers of important sports memorabilia.

Gibson's home jersey from Game 1 of the World Series went for $303,277.20.

His batting helmet sold for $153,388.80.

Proceeds from part of the sale will benefit the Kirk Gibson Foundation.

The identities of the winning bidders weren't revealed.

Also, a 1934 Babe Ruth professional-model bat used by Ruth to hit career home run No. 702 sold for $137,865.60, a Ty Cobb H&B side-written professional model game-used bat went for $75,330, and a 1953 Mickey Mantle New York Yankees game-worn, autographed road jersey sold for $62,256.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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