BY: John Mamola

When the St. Louis Cardinals acquired starting pitcher John Lackey from the Boston Red Sox in a trade deadline deal, the longtime hurler wanted to keep his jersey number even though he was changing teams.  However that number was already owned by all-star reliever Pat Neshek. 

Typically in sports is you want something, you gotta give up something to get what you want.  But a signed Babe Ruth baseball??