A 25-year-old Nebraska man who stole cards and money from collectors will have to pay back those he swindled.
A judge sentenced Christopher Carlson Monday after police caught up with a scheme that look place last year involving cards that were never delivered to buyers or as part of online trades. Others were simply counterfeit.
Sports Illustrated has a cover story this week on the theft of some authentic MLB jerseys –and the arrest of a worker who swiped them out of equipment bags on the team planes.
The 2022 Bowman Chrome SuperFractor 1/1 autograph card of one of baseball’s top young prospects has now been graded–and it’s good news for the owner…
Turning just 19 this month, Jackson Chourio registered 20 HR, 75 RBI and 16 steals across three levels of the Brewers’ system in 2022. pic.twitter.com/HQPQgUT1es
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The 60-year-old baseball fan’s collecting focus is autographed baseballs of players who were taken number one overall in the annual MLB Draft.
It’s been quite a journey, partly because finding some of the guys who wound up leaving the game before seeing their name in lights has been quite a task.
“I started and stopped a few times, momentum-wise, but I never gave up on the mission,” he says.
John Norton of the Standard Sentinel chatted with him about his toughest acquisitions and more.
Jim Rice, Paul Coffey and Rocky Bleier were among the guests at a show at Batavia Downs Gaming near Buffalo.