Fox Sports: How Muhammad Ali’s robe wound up in the ‘Hardcore Pawn’ store

By March 22, 2016Uncategorized
Les Gold purchased Muhammad Ali's robe from his son about 3 years ago. [via FoxSports.com] The landscape of the sports memorabilia industry is always changing, but one thing that never seems to change is people’s desire to own keepsakes connected to their favorite sports heroes.

Whether it’s an autographed ball, game-used gear or personal possessions, fans see these mementos as an intimate connection to sports greatness, and some will go to great lengths to obtain them. Sometimes that means shelling out a lot of cash for a rare or extremely sought-after item, much like the ones that often grace the counters at Les and Seth Gold’s pawn shop, American Jewelry and Loan in Detroit.

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