Another hobby shop burglary in the south has police searching for a suspect. Police in Trussville, AL say someone used a large rock to smash the glass front door of All Star Sports Cards Emporium just after 1 AM on April 28. The store is located in a shopping center on Gadsden Highway. Trussville is locate northeast of Birmingham. The store’s … [Read more...] about Burglaries Trending: Police Seek Clues in Alabama Hobby Shop Heist
Before Jerry Rice arrived in San Francisco, many believed Don Hutson was the greatest receiver in the history of the National Football League. A player far ahead of his time, Hutson was a household name even at a time when pro football was an afterthought to many sports writers and fans. Hutson was the record-setting star of Curly Lambeau’s Green Bay Packers teams from … [Read more...] about Vintage Photo of the Day: Don Hutson at Alabama in 1934
Steiner Sports has been expanding its memorabilia empire into the college ranks in recent years, reaching deals with Syracuse University and Notre Dame for certain items. Not long ago, the New York-based company dipped into the Southeastern Conference and the University of Alabama. They were supposed to be selling pieces of stadium turf and items from the lockerroom. … [Read more...] about Is Steiner-Alabama Deal a Go…or No?
Hank Aaron asked his parents' permission to sign a pro baseball contract when it was offered in the early 1950s. Luckily, Herbert and Estella said yes. From an unpretentious little house in Mobile, Alabama, Aaron climbed the ladder of baseball success until he was in the Hall of Fame and owned baseball's all-time home run record. Now, that white house that launched his … [Read more...] about Aaron Home & Museum Dedicated in Mobile