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Clubhouse Chatter: What is your favorite piece of sports memorabilia?

By Spyder Dann
updated: 7/2/2020 10:26 AM

Ryne Sandberg autograph on a McDonalds napkin. We saw him eating in Phoenix with his son the year after he retired.
-- Tyler Buss, Mt. Carmel boys basketball coach

I have an MJ autographed picture.
-- Ron Winemiller, Benton boys basketball coach

Gary Payton Autographed Sports Illustrated
-- Sayler Shurtz, Herrin boys basketball coach

I'm not a big sports memorabilia person but I have a bunch of trading cards from when I was a kid that I should go look through and see if I have anything good in there.
-- Justin Fetcho, SIU men's golf coach

Dan Marino signed jersey
-- Kerry Martin, Marion football coach

My cousin was roommates with Bo Jackson on the Royals and sent my dad a signed Bo Jackson ball. It's in my room.
Karsyn Davis, SEMO softball player, former Harrisburg standout

I have a book autographed by Walter Payton and a piece of the turf that used to be on Solider Field. Tie for favorite pieces.
-- Justin Grooves, Benton football coach

My autographed Tim Brown Jerseys and helmets.
-- Britt Pavelonis, Golf pro and former Harrisburg standout

My 2011 World Series game 7 framed ticket stub or my picture with Karl Malone
-- Doug Miller, Hamilton County boys basketball coach

I have a couple of autographed Peyton Manning Colts helmets that I would probably put at the top of the list. Growing up he was definitely my favorite player so getting those helmets was pretty cool for me.
-- Payton Price, former Eldorado standout

My favorite pieces of sports memorabilia are a signed jersey from Dick Butkus and Brian Urlacher. Two of the greatest LBs and Bears to every play.
-- Gabe Angelly, Harrisburg football coach

A baseball my dad gave me when I was I kid
-- Joe Clark, Eldorado football coach

My favorite Duke player Jay Williams from Duke signed my SIU ticket when he was broadcasting a game at the arena for ESPN.
-- Jake Stewart, Harrisburg girls basketball coach

My Mom has a signed picture from Nick Saban.
-- Reece Johnson, Benton senior student-athlete

My favorite piece of sports memorabilia is my Mark McGuire bobble head that my dad gave to me.
-- Noah Boon, Harrisburg student-athlete

My Bulldog state championship ring and my college conference championship ring.
-- Capel Henshaw, former Harrisburg standout

I am not really a memorabilia collector. I have some jerseys from when I was a kid. Other than that I don't have a lot.
-- Derek Beard, Du Quoin Athletic Director & football coach