Nuns get $220K from Wagner card sale
BALTIMORE -- As soon as collector Doug Walton heard about a rare Honus Wagner baseball card that had been bequeathed to an order of Roman Catholic nuns, he told himself he had to have it.
So Walton put in a bid that far exceeded the amount offered by other potential buyers.
Walton, of Knoxville, Tenn., will pay $262,000 for the card, which was auctioned off this week by the Baltimore-based School Sisters of Notre Dame. Proceeds from the sale will benefit the order's ministries ...
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