Man killed Chicago student because she ignored his catcalls, police say
The man thought Ruth George was pretty and became angry when she ignored his advances, prosecutors said in court documents. © NBC Chicago IMAGE: Ruth George memorial Ruth George, 19, of Berwyn, a suburb of Chicago, was found dead in her car at a campus parking garage at the University of Illinois at Chicago on Nov. 23. Donald Thurman, 26, of Chicago was arrested the next day and is charged with first-degree murder and aggravated sexual assault.Thurman was released from prison on parole last year after having served two years of a six-year sentence for armed robbery.
Ruth ' s 500 th bat was a gift he bequeathed to the former Mayor of Suffern, New York, Jim Rice, back in the mid-1940 s . Ruth befriended the former Terry, who practices law in New Jersey, said the family insured the bat for more than $ 1 million . Ruth ' s personal items have fetched high prices at auctions.
Rare Babe Ruth rookie card sells for 0,000 at auction. Babe Ruth ' s 500 th homer bat could go for $ 1 million at auction. That contract, which went for .02 million, was the highlight of an auction of Ruth and other baseball players’ memorabilia on Saturday night at the Sports Legends Museum in
LAGUNA NIGUEL, Calif. (AP) Babe Ruth has hit another one out of the ballpark.
The bat used by the legendary baseball player to hit his 500th home run was auctioned on Saturday for more than $1 million.
SCP Auctions didn't identify the buyer. The auction was held in Laguna Niguel, California.
Ruth hit his 500th homer on Aug. 11, 1929, in a game against the Cleveland Indians. According to SCP Auctions, the ball cleared the right field wall at League Park and rolled down Lexington Avenue.
Ruth was the first of just 27 Major League Baseball players to reach that mark.
He gave the autographed bat to his friend, former Suffern, New York, Mayor Jim Rice, in the 1940s. It's been in the family for nearly 75 years.
Another Ruth bat used to hit the first home run out of Yankee Stadium in 1923 sold for nearly $1.3 million in 2004.
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