N.J. doctor wants to make sports memorabilia museum

    A New Jersey doctor has a plan to turn a former bank building into a museum to display his massive sports memorabilia collection.

    Cardiologist Nicholas DePace says he hopes to have the Collingswood building open to the public within a year.

     

    DePace revealed his plan Wednesday night at a borough zoning board meeting. He would need permission to convert the building, which he bought.

    DePace tells The Courier-Post of Cherry Hill that his -sports collection is worth $30 million.

    It includes jerseys worn by baseball greats Babe Ruth and Ty Cobb, Paul Hornung’s Heisman Trophy and the marriage certificate for Joe DiMaggio and Marilyn Monroe.

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