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Bergen County Sports Memorabilia Auction

Sports Memorabilia Seized From Money Laundering Convict To Go Up For Auction

You have a chance to score some rare sports memorabilia – including items from Yankees legends such as Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig and Mickey Mantle.

05/01/2014

Hall of Famer Hank Aaron is honored on the 40th anniversary of his 715th home run at Turner Field on April 8, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Keidel: All Hail Hank Aaron, MLB’s True Home Run King

When we see Hammerin’ Hank, we see more than a baseball dignitary. Aaron is the face of fairness, which led to his greatness, and still makes him the greatest.

04/09/2014

Hall of Famer Hank Aaron and his wife, Billye, sit as Hank is honored on the 40th anniversary of his 715th homer prior to the game between the Atlanta Braves and the New York Mets at Turner Field on April 8, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Bud Selig Hints That Hank Aaron Is Still Baseball’s Home-Run King

During the ceremony Braves chairman Terry McGuirk said Aaron “set the home-run record the old-fashioned way” and added “You will always be the home-run king of all time.”

04/09/2014

Hank Aaron (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Hank Aaron Set To Savor 40th Anniversary Of 715th Homer

Aaron’s record-breaking homer will be celebrated on Tuesday night before the Atlanta Braves’ home opener against the New York Mets.

04/08/2014

ATLANTA - JULY 26: At Turner Field, a poster honors #44 Hank Aaron and his career with the Braves (1954-1974), on July 26, 2004 in Atlanta, Georgia.

Top 5 Opening Day Moments In MLB History

Some Opening Day moments changed the game forever, others are just really freakin’ cool. Here are five of our favorites.

03/28/2014

Alex Rodriguez (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Silverman: A-Rod Sinks To New Low As Result Of Sickening Report

It’s only getting worse for Alex Rodriguez, and it’s not likely to get better for a long time. Rodriguez’s reputation is being destroyed further with every accusation that hits the news cycle.

08/16/2013

Bud Selig (credit: Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Let’s Not Paint Bud Selig As The Savior Of Baseball

Baseball knew it had a PED problem in the mid-1990s. Had Selig truly cared, he would have blown the whistle and sought measures to clean up the game.

08/06/2013

Pete Rose (Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

By The Numbers: Listing The All-Time MLB Leaders

For this installment of By The Numbers, I thought I would take a look at the all-time hitting and pitching leaders, just to get a feel for some of the numbers.

06/26/2013

Babe Ruth (credit: Nick Laham/Getty Images)

By The Numbers: ‘The Ultimate Blast’ — An All-Time Great Home Run Derby

Since the Midsummer Classic will be preceded by a home-run contest on the previous day, I offer this fantasy all-time Home Run Derby called “The Ultimate Blast.”

06/17/2013

A statue of Ted Williams at the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York (credit: Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Batter Up: 5 Must-See Exhibits At The Baseball Hall Of Fame

The history of America’s favorite pastime is celebrated at the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum in Cooperstown, New York.

06/17/2013

Babe Ruth (credit: Nick Laham/Getty Images)

By The Numbers: Introducing Baseball’s Cumulative Base Proficiency (CBP)

I picked sixteen giants of the game, using the following career statistics: At-bats (AB), walks (W), total bases (TB), stolen bases (SB), caught stealing (CS) and hit-by-pitch (HP).

12/10/2012

Miguel Cabrera of the Detroit Tigers. (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

By The Numbers: Miguel Cabrera’s Triple Crown

Miguel Cabrera’s Triple Crown placed him into an elite group in history.

11/26/2012

Alex Rodriguez (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Keidel: Any Way You Slice It, A-Rod Is Nearly Impossible To Like

Everything seems synthetic, scripted and rehearsed, as though he practiced his responses in front of a mirror for hours — something cynics would say he does daily no matter his media requirements.

08/30/2012

View of Shea Stadium in Flushing, New York. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Silverman: Tommie Agee – Memories Come Back To Life

Tommie Agee had a spectacular impact on the 1969 “Miracle Mets.”

08/25/2012

Derek Jeter (credit: Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Derek Jeter, Baseball’s Mr. Consistency

Remember when you thought Derek Jeter was finished? Now it’s looking like 4,000 hits is a realistic possibility.

08/13/2012

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