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2011-02-22 11:49:00

HELOTES, Texas, Feb. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- With each passing year, various unique pieces of sports memorabilia surface at auction and in turn, get collectors in a frenzy. Here is another one of these examples. Imperial Sports Auctions, of Helotes, Texas, is proud to offer the earliest known signature of Henry (Louis) Gehrig. Signed "Henry Gehrig January 1917," this remarkable antiquity presents an opportunity for advanced collectors to secure an amazing piece of memorabilia for their...

2009-03-12 18:04:00

NEW YORK, March 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Ty Cobb Healthcare System, Inc. ("Ty Cobb") announced today that it has commenced a tender offer (the "Offer") for up to all of its Revenue Anticipation Certificates, Series 1999 (6.125 % Bonds due July 1, 2009 (CUSIP No. 781045AV1); 6.375% Bonds due July 1, 2014 (CUSIP No. 781045AW9); 6.700% Bonds due July 1, 2016 (CUSIP No. 781045AX7); and 6.500% Bonds due July 1, 2027 (CUSIP No. 781045AY5)) (the "Bonds") via a modified Dutch auction (the "Modified Dutch...

2008-12-19 07:00:00

RICHFIELD SPRINGS, N.Y., Dec. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- "Baseball Comes Home," a book by noted author Dan Valenti chronicling the 70-year history of the Baseball Hall of Fame Game played in Cooperstown, has been published and is now available for purchase. To view the Multimedia News Release, go to: http://www.prnewswire.com/mnr/crcustompublishing/36502/ "Baseball Comes Home" traces the 70-year series of the Hall of Fame Game played at historic Doubleday Field in Cooperstown, NY beginning in 1939,...

2008-08-10 15:00:25

By Philip Marcelo For 20 years, the routine had been the same. A screenwriter, a producer, or an ambitious actor would come along and purchase the exclusive rights to develop -- in Hollywood parlance, option -- the novel. For two years it would remain the intellectual property of this Somebody or that Somebody from the West Coast. Then nothing. The option would expire. Off it would go to the next Somebody for another two years. And so on. But something miraculous happened this...

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