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NJ Man Says $10,000 Card Collection Stolen

Bridgeton, NJ

Why was a baseball card collection supposedly worth ten grand left behind in a home while the owner moved out?

Ali’s Thrilla in Manila Trunks Going on Auction Block

Thrilla in Manila Ali signed trunks

Rescued from a storage unit in 1988 for $650, the trunks Muhammad Ali wore in one of the greatest fights ever will soon be sold again.

Back From Show, Man’s Memorabilia Pilfered

burglary

An Ohio man thought his stuff would be safe for a few minutes, sitting inside his garage in the middle of the day.
He was wrong.

Quick Hits: Shop Closing, Break-in Thwarted; Collector Profile, Cappelletti update

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Around the horn…or at least the world wide interwebs for tales of shop closings, arrests, burglaries and a Missouri collector.

Massive Fake Autograph Scheme Lands Missouri Man in Jail

DOJ

A Carl Junction, Mo. man has pleaded guilty to defrauding over 1200 victims in a fake autograph scam that went on for nearly six years.

Mass Man Admits He Broke In, Stole Cards

burglary

A Massachusetts man got away for awhile, but his bad habits apparently allowed the law to catch up to him.

Stan the Man Makes Dad’s Day

Saturday Evening Post Stan Musial

When you return something to Stan the Man Inc., you might just get to meet the Man himself.

Florida Man Charged…Again…With Autograph Fraud

Kenneth Lane

Pasco County, Florida sheriff’s detectives say they found a machine used to create bogus autographs… and they’ve got a list of unhappy buyers.

Mets Fire Clubhouse Man Amid Gambling, Memorabilia Probe

Charlie Samuels

Game used memorabilia might not be leaking out of the Mets’ lockerroom anymore.

Firemen Hurdle Man’s Collection, Save Him

Buffalo fire truck

A Buffalo man kept his various collections piled high–and it could have cost him his life.

Maz Man: Retired Teacher Turns Room into Shrine

It doesn’t take long to figure out who Chuck Bogorae’s favorite player is.

Louisville Man’s Collection Hard to Beat

Dave King

Dave King’s determination has helped build one of the best sports collections around.

Rhode Island Bartender Has Ultimate UD Man Cave

Man Cave Winner Roy Lautieri

Roy Lautieri has accumulated a room full of Upper Deck Authenticated signed memorabilia. Now he’ll make room for one more piece.

Ruth Card Part of New Charges Against Florida Man

Robert Benson

A slew of new charges have been filed against a Florida man who ransacked the home of a collector and sold his good stuff on eBay.

Florida Man Charged Over Phantom Signed Baseball

Kenneth Lane

Sheriff’s deputies say Kenneth Lane sold a ball signed by a catcher–and a mobster. One he didn’t have.

PA Man Says He Has Mazeroski’s ’60 World Series Jersey

Mazeroski jersey

…but don’t expect Dr. Mitch Antin to put it on the auction block.

Big Pulls Do Come Out of Old Packs

A two-year-old Legendary Cuts pack yields a big hit.

Thou Shalt Not Covet Thy Sports Bar’s Gretzky Jersey

It looks great. You want it. You’ve had way too much to drink. It’s a bad combination.

Panini Wooing Durant?

Kevin Durant

Kevin Durant’s MVP-like effort has Panini’s interest while the company faces legal action from the not-so-happy widow of dancing icon Gene Kelly.

Florida Man’s Collection an Ode to Resourcefulness

The collection of a Florida fan goes on display as he recounts tales of picking up some special items.