The lady sees something strange on the shelf – looks closer and starts to shake

It’s always fun to look around antique stores and thrift shops; you never know what bargains you might find. What is one man’s trash can be another man’s treasure.

But a senior from Ohio enjoying a browse around a Goodwill store, in Jupiter, Florida, got the shock of her life, after spotting something that brought back a significant memory from 40 years ago.


Julie Anne Lisi was browsing the Goodwill store when she noticed something on the bottom shelf that caught her eye.

It was a baseball glove but something made her pick it up. On a closer study she saw that a name was written on the outside of the skin. “Christopher Lisi” – the name of her son.

Julie Anne also recognized the writing. “My knees got wobbly and I got weak and scared,” Julie Anne told WPTV.

Julie Anne said she texted a picture of it to her son and he responded immediately with “Buy it.”

The glove had disappeared 40 years earlier. Her son Christopher told his parents he lost it after a championship baseball game in 1978 when he was 12 years old. He had hit two home runs during that game. He lost the glove afterward and hadn’t seen it since. The glove had made its way from Ohio to Florida!

Find out more about this family’s incredible story in the video below. 

Keep an eye out in your nearest Goodwill. Maybe you’ll find something extraordinary just like Julie Anne did. Please share this article to let others know.