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Column: Hope springs eternal as a sports collection is shed

 

August 25, 2019



STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga. (AP) — He ambles through the sprawling house, through the trove of treasures from a most interesting life, taking one last look at the autographed baseballs and signed jerseys, boxing gloves and football helmets, Olympic pins and an oil painting of Hank Aaron.

Every memento comes with a story.

Like Herschel Walker's framed No. 34 jersey from his final season with the Philadelphia Eagles.

"That's significant to me and a few people because ... there's only one (season) in the history of the NFL when a player has run 90 yards for a touchdown, caught a 90-yard touchdown pa...



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