For about 150 years now, ballplayers, wood carvers and inventors have been coming up with ideas to improve a hitter's chances in the batter's box. One of the more unusual attempts came just over a century ago when an inventor unveiled the "banana bat". Emile Kinst (sometimes referred to as Emil Kindt) was a Chicago inventor who tried to get big league clubs interested in a … [Read more...] about Will Banana Bat Be “Apeeling” at Auction?
Robert Edward Auctions is still attempting to collect the remainder of a $760,000 judgment against a former client. Peter Nash, a baseball historian and collector who once gained fame with the rap group 3rd Bass, sued REA a few years ago over memorabilia he had turned over as collateral for a loan that was sold when REA says the loan wasn't repaid. REA counter sued and won. … [Read more...] about Auction House Still Battling Ex-Rapper