*"It was in the basement. I had no idea that it would be of any value at all," said Jeanne Dodwell, 88, describing the hockey stick she found while cleaning out her north Toronto home. The stick bears the signatures of the Toronto Granites, the Canadian team that scored Olympic gold in the 1924 winter games in France.*
Personally, I would not donate to the HHOF. There's no guarantee that what you donate will ever see the light of day and actually be put on display. It might end up in the archives never to be seen again. I would actually prefer the item be owned and appreciated by a fellow collector.