Not even Yankee pride can overcome the poor economy.
The last ball hit out of Yankee Stadium didn't leave the auction block Saturday in a memorabilia auction celebrating Bronx Bombers history.
The ball, smacked by catcher Jose Molina on Sept.21, was one of several big-ticket items that failed to sell in early bidding at Madison Square Garden on a trove of Yankees artifacts.
It was expected to fetch up to $400,000 but was pulled after offers fell short of the suggested opening bid of $100,000.
At least one fan on hand for the sale was disappointed.
"I was at that game. I sat in the upper deck up in right field," said Scott Melman, 24, of Manhattan. "I was hoping to see that ball go."
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