You can own the only ball ever signed by Monroe and DiMaggio--for about $100,000, give or take a small fortune.

JFK Sat Here!

Heritage Auction Galleries, the $500-million-a-year company that

got rich selling history

to anyone who could afford the price tag, is

everywhere in the media

today, after announcing that on June 7 it will sell the rocking chair that once belonged to President John F. Kennedy. Several dozen papers have picked up the Associated Press story announcing the acquisition and sale of the chair, which has been in the possession of Kennedy's valet George Thomas since the president's assassination. Speaking of, Heritage will also be selling off some docs dealing with Lee Harvey Oswald's autopsy (pretty sure he

died of a bullet wound

). But if you want something a little less...uh...grim, Heritage is holding its sports auction Saturday, where the

only baseball ever signed

by Marilyn Monroe and Joe DiMaggio is already up to $87,500 in online bidding, which puts it


out of my price range.

--Robert Wilonsky

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