A Maryland man who stole thousands of dollars of baseball cards and comic books from a storage unit has been sentenced to eight years in prison.
David Emmons Stone, 46, was found guilty of theft of more than $25,000 and less than $100,000 in February.
During this week’s court proceeding, Stone was also ordered to pay $50,000 in restitution to the victim, Danilo Cabahug, a former New Jersey sports memorabilia shop owner who was storing the items.
The Cecil Whig has details on the case and the sentencing.
One of Luka Doncic’s earliest NBA jerseys sold at auction Thursday night.
The blue Dallas Mavericks #77 shirt donned by the NBA Rookie of the Year during two pre-season games in China sold for $15,760 through the NBA Auctions website.
The auction was part of a group of Mavs jerseys that first hit the block on August 1. Worn in early October, Doncic’s jersey generated 63 bids.
Several autographed NBA All-Star jerseys (not game worn) also sold, including one signed by Steph Curry that netted $5,000.
Walk into Tim Sharrow’s memorabilia room in Lehighton, PA and it doesn’t take long to figure out which player he collects.
Sharrow is one of the country’s top Pete Rose fans and collectors, with over 5,000 items–and counting.
The local ABC affiliate stopped by for a tour and to find out why he’s remained a big fan.
An Olympic relay torch used in the 1968 Winter Games in Grenoble, France, one of only 33 produced by the Societe Technique d’Equipement et de Fournitures Industrielle (STEFI) will be auctioned by Nate D. Sanders Auctions beginning next Thursday.
Grenoble Olympic torches are the scarcest of all Olympic torches and bidding will open at $180,000. It’s part of a select group of 33 Olympic torches being offered, all individually manufactured before mass production of Olympic torches became standard.
Over 5,000 torchbearers carried the flame to Grenoble for the opening ceremonies on February 6, 1968.
This week’s edition of Old Baseball Cards with Yahoo Sports’ Mike Oz is a fun one as he chats with the always interesting Todd Frazier, a former Little League World Series participant, while they open some old–and new–packs of cards. Watch it here.