Former Kansas City Royals Owner Donates Vast Sports Memorabilia Collection and Gives Cash Gift to FAU; Total Gift Valued at Over $10 Million
The Fogelman Sports Museum will be housed in the Schmidt Family Complex for Academic and Athletic Excellence
Boca Raton, FL – Former Kansas City Royals owner and longtime Boca Raton resident Avron B. Fogelman recently selected Florida Atlantic University (FAU) as the recipient of his vast sports memorabilia collection. The total gift, valued at more than $10 million including memorabilia and cash, is the fifth largest one-time donation in the university’s history.
The collection’s 562 pieces are considered one of the largest private sports libraries amassed and owned by an individual. Items will be displayed in a new 3,500 square-foot exhibit – The Fogelman Sports Museum at the Schmidt Family Complex for Academic and Athletic Excellence – scheduled to open this December.
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