Status hearings for two sports memorabilia dealers charged with fraud in connection with the sale of faked game worn jerseys have been postponed until January 24 according to a filing in U.S. District Court. Unlike four others who were charged and reached plea deals with the government, Bradley Wells and Eric Inselberg have thus far opted to contest their cases. The reason … [Read more...] about Editor’s Blog: News and Notes from the Courts to the Cops
Serious collectors of sports memorabilia can be found in every corner of every state. There are plenty of them in sports-mad Northern California. Al Ellis, Andy Prokop and Bill Schubert all have different reasons for collecting, but all enjoy their connection to the games. "The great thing about sports is it's so intertwined with American history," says Ellis. "I was … [Read more...] about NorCal Collectors Love the History
For ten-year-olds, 1961 might as well be 1492. Sometimes, though, modern entertainment can provide the link that makes a connection. Last year, Jonah Crilly, a young baseball fan from Harlan, Iowa slid a DVD of the movie *61 into the family's entertainment system and was mesmerized by Roger Maris' chase of Babe Ruth's single-season home run record. Maris became a … [Read more...] about Youngster Reaches Out; Maris Family Reaches Back
It might not be a place you think about when you talk hockey hotbeds, but one collector from the Hawkeye state has a lifelong collection--and connections to the game. … [Read more...] about Lifelong Hockey Collection…in Iowa?
Wichita police have arrested a local man in connection with a sports bar burglary this summer, but a pair of expensive signed baseballs are still missing. … [Read more...] about Arrest in Wichita Sports Memorabilia Robbery