A team of 'Professional' Robbers broke into the Yogi Berra Museum and Learning Center in Montclair, New Jersey and made off with a number of “priceless” baseball memorabilia.
Police are still hunting what they describe as a 'Professional' team of robbers who executed a loot of Yogi Berra Museum on Tuesday according to the The New York Daily News.
Yogi Berra stadium is the home to the minor league New Jersey Jackals baseball team and connects to the museum baring the name of the New York Yankees legend, the robbers are believed to have made their way through the stadium before stealing the priceless artefacts housed inside.
Authorities are still compiling a list of what has actually been stolen from the museum, so the complete knowledge of missing keepsakes is still unknown.
The thieves are believed to have targeted “specific” and “valuable” pieces from the museum in New Jersey reported by The New York Daily News.
The legendary catchers glittering career was showcased inside the building baring his name, whilst playing for the New York franchise, Berra won 10 world series rings that were believed to be on show.
Also other priceless mementoes including Berra's two Most Valuable Player awards and several broken bats swung by the likes of Willie Mays, Stan Musial and other pros were placed as exhibits.
Will they raise suspicion?
Most of the memorabilia were singular items valued of high importance, according to expert Rob Lifson, the objects would not be able to be sold for correct valuation without arousing suspicion.
Lifson told the New York Daily News: "This is very unique material and it would have to stay underground, These are not mass-produced items...it’s like trying to sell a famous painting. Anyone who bought them would have to keep it secret. Why not just steal the Mona Lisa and try to sell that instead?”
Police will continue to gather evidence and compile a list in its entirety to what has been stolen.