Originally posted on Big League Stew  |  Last updated 12/2/11
It's a proven fact that 50 percent of all coming-of-age fights are started because of baseball cards. Actually, that fact isn't proven at all. It's just my experience because one of the two fights I was involved with as a child started when a friend didn't deliver all of his promised haul when I flipped him a Gary Sheffield rookie card. It was a pretty good tussle, as I remember, and it ended with me learning a valuable lesson about life: Never trust anyone. And I never have.  /vacant look toward horizon At any rate, while I can't look down on anyone who has a conflict over cardboard, I definitely cannot condone bringing silverware to the, uh, bargaining table. Which is exactly what a young fella did to his friend out in Pennsylvania when an original copy of Radioactive Man a Mickey Mantle baseball card was under dispute. From the Harrisburg Patriot-News:  A 17-year-old Halifax boy is accused of jamming a fork in another teen's arm this month during a fight over a Mickey Mantle bas...
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