Thousands of dollars in collectible silver coins reportedly have been stolen from the Florida home of Baseball Hall of Fame catcher Carlton Fisk.
According to a report in the (Sarasota, Fla.) Herald-Tribune, the Manatee County Sheriff's Office said Friday that they were notified a day earlier by a pest-control service that Fisk's unoccupied house east of Bradenton had been broken into.
"All they took was the coins," sheriff's office spokesman Dave Bristow told the Herald-Tribune. "There were other things that they didn't take that were of value."
Because no other items -- including Fisk's baseball memorabilia -- were stolen, the sheriff's office reportedly thinks the alleged burglar knew the coins were there.
Bristow told the Herald-Tribune that Fisk and his wife, Linda, had been out of town for about a week and the house was burglarized while they were gone. The pest-control service employee who discovered the burglary said the back d...