Baseball for the Thinking Fan

Login | Register | Feedback

btf_logo
You are here > Home > Baseball Newsstand > Baseball Primer Newsblog > Discussion
Baseball Primer Newsblog
— The Best News Links from the Baseball Newsstand

Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Former MLB star’s home robbed while away in N.B.

Former Major League Baseball player Matt Stairs had his home in Maine robbed while he was in New Brunswick for his induction into the provincial sports Hall of Fame.
[...]
“They took all kinds of jewellery. There was the NLCS division championship (ring), the American League (ring), the National League ring, my wife’s National League pendant, watches and jewellery and stuff. So there was quite a bit of stuff stolen. We won’t go into the detail how much was stolen, but put it this way, there was enough so it was a felony case.”

Keep your eyes open, Primates. Mob justice!

Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Griffin (Vlad) Posted: June 12, 2012 at 05:26 PM | 17 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: athletics, blue jays, brewers, crime, cubs, expos, general, memorabilia, nationals, padres, phillies, pirates, rangers, red sox, royals, tigers

Reader Comments and Retorts

Go to end of page

Statements posted here are those of our readers and do not represent the BaseballThinkFactory. Names are provided by the poster and are not verified. We ask that posters follow our submission policy. Please report any inappropriate comments.

   1. Walt Davis Posted: June 12, 2012 at 09:34 PM (#4155183)
I bet the burgler was a lefty.
   2. Tom Nawrocki Posted: June 12, 2012 at 09:40 PM (#4155190)
Matt Stairs is retired?
   3. McCoy Posted: June 12, 2012 at 09:51 PM (#4155203)
Are they sure he didn't just pawn it all to pay for beer and onion blossoms?
   4. You Know Nothing JT Snow (YR) Posted: June 12, 2012 at 10:41 PM (#4155232)
Love all the tags.
   5. David Nieporent (now, with children) Posted: June 12, 2012 at 11:14 PM (#4155259)
This is why I don't go to New Brunswick.
   6. Anonymous Observer Posted: June 13, 2012 at 12:49 AM (#4155312)
When the thief/thieves get caught, they're going to get their asses hammered.
   7. Infinite Yost (Voxter) Posted: June 13, 2012 at 02:30 AM (#4155329)
NB stands for New Brunswick?
   8. PreservedFish Posted: June 13, 2012 at 02:34 AM (#4155330)
Love all the tags.


like button
   9. Crispix reaches boiling point with lackluster play Posted: June 13, 2012 at 02:34 AM (#4155331)
NB stands for New Brunswick?

Either that or he was away in "nota bene". Possibly a deleted chapter from The Phantom Tollbooth.
   10. Greg K Posted: June 13, 2012 at 03:55 AM (#4155343)
NB stands for New Brunswick?

Heh, I came here expecting NB to stand for anything but New Brunswick and make some claim that NB = New Brunswick and those letters should not be used for any other reason!

"Former MLB Star" is probably what threw me off the Matt Stairs scent.
   11. just plain joe Posted: June 13, 2012 at 08:28 AM (#4155396)
"Former MLB Star" is probably what threw me off the Matt Stairs scent.


After they retire anyone who ever suited up becomes a "former MLB star" apparently. In Stairs' case, while he wasn't ever a star, he did have a long and productive career.
   12. BDC Posted: June 13, 2012 at 08:47 AM (#4155401)
This is why I don't go to New Brunswick

Insufferable Princeton man! That's why Rutgers doesn't deign to play you in football anymore.
   13. TerpNats Posted: June 13, 2012 at 11:30 AM (#4155542)
As a town, New Brunswick makes College Park look like Princeton.
   14. Nasty Nate Posted: June 13, 2012 at 12:08 PM (#4155587)
As a town, New Brunswick makes College Park look like Princeton.


There is a New Street in New Brunswick, New Jersey ... which I consider the nexus of novelty.
   15. Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Griffin (Vlad) Posted: June 13, 2012 at 12:27 PM (#4155625)
After they retire anyone who ever suited up becomes a "former MLB star" apparently. In Stairs' case, while he wasn't ever a star, he did have a long and productive career.


You don't think Stairs had any claim to stardom in 1999? Top 10 in his league in HR (with 38!), and drew some MVP votes...

SI described him as an "emerging star" in 1997.
   16. BDC Posted: June 13, 2012 at 12:36 PM (#4155642)
Anybody with this shirt designed for him was a star.
   17. puck Posted: June 13, 2012 at 01:00 PM (#4155673)
After they retire anyone who ever suited up becomes a "former MLB star" apparently. In Stairs' case, while he wasn't ever a star, he did have a long and productive career.

It's kind of like how any woman in porn is a "porn star."

You must be Registered and Logged In to post comments.

 

 

<< Back to main

News

All News | Prime News

Old-School Newsstand


BBTF Partner

Support BBTF

donate

Thanks to
BFFB
for his generous support.

Bookmarks

You must be logged in to view your Bookmarks.

Hot Topics

Hall of Merit2018 Hall of Merit Ballot Discussion
(372 - 11:31pm, Dec 13)
Last: Howie Menckel

NewsblogCardinals trade for Marcell Ozuna of Marlins
(47 - 11:28pm, Dec 13)
Last: PreservedFish

NewsblogOTP 11 December, 2017 - GOP strategist: Moore would have 'date with a baseball bat' if he tried dating teens where I grew up
(1454 - 11:25pm, Dec 13)
Last: The Yankee Clapper

NewsblogJack Morris, Alan Trammell elected to Hall | MLB.com
(212 - 11:23pm, Dec 13)
Last: SoSH U at work

NewsblogRyan Thibs has his HOF Ballot Tracker Up and Running!
(422 - 11:14pm, Dec 13)
Last: reech

Hall of MeritMost Meritorious Player: 2010 Discussion
(9 - 10:27pm, Dec 13)
Last: DL from MN

NewsblogOT - NBA 2017-2018 Tip-off Thread
(1973 - 10:14pm, Dec 13)
Last: SPICEY WITH A SIDE OF BEER ON A BABYYYYYYY

NewsblogEric Hosmer will get paid even though the numbers may argue against it
(32 - 10:06pm, Dec 13)
Last: puck

NewsblogUCL of Los Angeles Angels' Ohtani is damaged, according to physical
(20 - 10:02pm, Dec 13)
Last: You Know Nothing JT Snow (YR)

Hall of Merit2018 Hall of Merit Ballot
(25 - 8:54pm, Dec 13)
Last: OCF

NewsblogMets agree to two-year deal with Anthony Swarzak
(5 - 8:01pm, Dec 13)
Last: PreservedFish

NewsblogThe Cincinnati Reds showed us what they showed Shohei Ohtani
(7 - 7:16pm, Dec 13)
Last: Tulo's Fishy Mullet (mrams)

NewsblogOT: Winter Soccer Thread
(352 - 6:42pm, Dec 13)
Last: There are a lot of good people in alt-Shooty

NewsblogDerek Jeter's defense of Giancarlo Stanton trade was weak | SI.com
(50 - 5:52pm, Dec 13)
Last: Nasty Nate

NewsblogIf Kyle Schwarber goes anywhere could it be back to Cubs leadoff spot? – Chicago Sun-Times
(28 - 5:35pm, Dec 13)
Last: Andere Richtingen

Page rendered in 0.1549 seconds
47 querie(s) executed