News & Notes: PSA 8.5 Ruth Signed Ball Sold; Bo Schembechler Auction; Steiner Employee Arrested for Larceny

Memory Lane Inc. has sold the PSA/DNA 8.5 graded Babe Ruth autographed baseball from its I Own it Now catalog forBabe Ruth autographed baseball grade 8.5$97,500.

Earlier, a 1935 National Chicle Bronko Nagurski changed hands for $22,000.

Offers on unsold items are being taken through this Thursday.  You can see them here.

In Ann Arbor, Michigan, the estate of the Wolverines’ late coach, Bo Schembechler is being sold at auction.

Aarons Estate Sales, a local firm, is handling the event, which will take place at the house Schembechler lived in.  His first desk, furniture, antiques, crystal and yes, some sports memorabilia, are all part of the auction.  Apparently the family is still deciding which sports items will be sold although pictures posted online show at least one coach’s cap, several pictures and more.

Bo must have had a lot of stuff because the sale runs for four days, starting Thursday.

You can check out some of what’s going up for bid here.


An Bronx employee of Steiner Sports has been arrested on grand larceny charges after police say he stole thousands of dollars in checks and gift cards from the company.

Ramon Smart, 29, is accused of taking almost $15,000 worth of checks and gift cards.

He was arrested early Tuesday according to

An investigation showed Smart put a company check for $4,500 into his wife’s account and using over $5,000 in gift cards in spring and summer.