5/20/2005-Baseball as America, a joint exhibit by the Museum of Fine Arts Houston and the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, was previewed Friday with appearances by several Hall of Famers. An authentic Babe Ruth autographed baseball held a place of honor in the museum giftshop, and it is available (for only $16,000.) Photo by Steve Ueckert / Houston Chronicle HOUCHRON CAPTION (05/21/2005) SECSPTS: The Babe: A baseball autographed by the one and only George Herman "Babe" Ruth. HOUCHRON CAPTION (08/07/2005) SECZEST: BABE'S BALL: "Baseball as America," a joint exhibit by the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston and the National Baseball Hall of Fame, continues through Aug. 14. HOUCHRON CAPTION (08/13/2005) SECSTAR COLOR: TIME is running out to see "Baseball as America" at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, 1001 Bissonnet. The exhibit will be on view through Sunday. It includes "Shoeless" Joe Jackson's shoes, an authentic Babe Ruth autographed baseball and hundreds of other artifacts from the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum in Cooperstown, N.Y.