The non-profit Sports Museum remains a New England favorite. Fans of the place don’t always think eBay first, even someone who dug up a piece of baseball history.
Nowadays, it would be immediately removed by the grounds crew, tagged with a hologram and placed in an auction.
Back in 1953, home plate at Braves Field in Boston was begging to be removed by teenagers bummed about their team’s move to Milwaukee. It’s one of the treasures inside the Sports Museum, a Boston landmark that will bring in some local heroes this weekend.