Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Blog Kiosk: 10/26/2011

Pic above from Left Field Pavilion, titled 'Praying Won't Help.'
  • Did you know McCourt tried to buy the Angels?From Bloomberg:
    (McCourt) wanted to bid for the Anaheim Angels in 2003, according to a person involved with the latter transaction, who asked not to be identified because of ongoing business relationships with MLB. This person says McCourt wanted to make a nothing-down offer for the Angels, eventually purchased by billboard magnate Arte Moreno for $180 million.
    (Hat Tip: Halos Heaven)
  • Via SCD, the FBI has charged 6 dealers for fraud related to game-used uniforms and jerseys. This part of the memorabilia market is rife with problems.
  • Dodgers BK trial has been delayed, via Steve Dilbeck of LA Times.
  • Dodger Thoughts remembers Hong-Chih Kuo.
  • Dodger Divorce analyzes the two BK plans.
  • An extremely rare Ty Cobb tobacco tin is found hidden in a closet, via Sports Collectors Digest.
  • Check out this story about David Kohler's Lakers collection from SCD.
  • Here are some vintage Brooklyn Dodger newsreels. Unfortunately, no sound, but stillg reat.

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