An unfortunate part of the Sports Memorabilia Business is that there are a few people out there who try and take advantage of unsuspecting buyers. We feel that it is important to keep our readers informed, so we post these stories as soon as we hear about them. inform our readers when these stories break.
FOX 13 News reporter, Steve Nichols reports that the Largo Police Department arrested a man allegedly sold autographed Babe Ruth baseballs with Letters of Authenticity, all over Florida. One ball was sold to a Largo pawnshop. Weeks later, a prospective buyer wanted the certification re-checked. It turned out that the baseball was not from Babe Ruth's time, making it impossible that he would have signed the baseball. Check out the video below or go to myfoxtampabay.com for the full story.
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