Archive - Jan 10, 2011 - Sports Article
When the first Cranston Sports Collectors Show opened, you could buy a Honus Wagner tobacco card for $1,500 or so.
Now, that image of old Honus would cost you at least $250,000 and, if you wanted the best known example of the baseball card now recognized as the hobbyâs âHoly Grail,â youâd have to come up with at least $1.62-million which is what the current owner paid for it.
PROVIDENCE â There was more than basketball going on inside the Pizzitola Center Saturday night.
Labeling it a local success story doesnât seem to paint the entire picture, though you could make a strong argument based on the three lads hailing from Central Falls on Lyndon Stateâs roster â certainly a rare occurrence. A homecoming? The three ex-Warrior hoopsters are all first-year college players, meaning they havenât been in the hinterlands of Vermont long enough to be jarred loose from our memory banks.