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
The Piehole of David Wells
for his generous support.

Bookmarks

You must be logged in to view your Bookmarks.

Hot Topics

NewsblogIs There Still a Place for Ladies Night in Baseball?
(3 - 3:13pm, Jun 27)
Last: Rusty Priske

Gonfalon CubsMeh
(45 - 3:12pm, Jun 27)
Last: Moses Taylor, Unwavering Optimist

NewsblogOT - March 2017 NBA thread
(7347 - 3:11pm, Jun 27)
Last: JC in DC

NewsblogOTP 26 June 2017: Confederations Cup shows how sports media in Russia differs from politics
(285 - 3:11pm, Jun 27)
Last: SBB, Live from the Alt-Center

NewsblogFox Sports eliminates digital writing staff in favor of promoting their debate shows
(27 - 3:10pm, Jun 27)
Last: ??'s Biggest Fan!

NewsblogOT: Summer Soccer Thread 2017
(92 - 3:09pm, Jun 27)
Last: jmurph

NewsblogEverybody wins by pushing the draft back
(20 - 3:09pm, Jun 27)
Last: Jose is El Absurd Bronson Y Pollo

NewsblogSABR 47 - NYC
(20 - 3:06pm, Jun 27)
Last: LA Podcasting Hombre of Anaheim

NewsblogCENTRAL PARK - JULY 1, 2017 10 AM - BBTF ANNUAL SOFTBALL EXTRAVAGANZA
(282 - 2:59pm, Jun 27)
Last: villageidiom

NewsblogTravis d’Arnaud is making the Mets move on from him | New York Post
(1 - 2:58pm, Jun 27)
Last: Russlan thinks deGrom is da bomb

NewsblogLive from New York, it's OMNICHATTER! for June 27, 2017
(1 - 2:54pm, Jun 27)
Last: LA Podcasting Hombre of Anaheim

NewsblogDodgers rookie Cody Bellinger has never heard of 'Seinfeld,' teammates hilariously respond
(115 - 2:53pm, Jun 27)
Last: Hysterical & Useless

NewsblogAaron Judge or Cody Bellinger?
(10 - 2:31pm, Jun 27)
Last: ERROR---Jolly Old St. Nick

NewsblogPrimer Dugout (and link of the day) 6-27-2017
(9 - 2:22pm, Jun 27)
Last: vortex of dissipation

NewsblogSprint Speed shows fastest at each position | MLB.com
(11 - 2:13pm, Jun 27)
Last: weiss-man

Page rendered in 0.1609 seconds
47 querie(s) executed