House Party

Three homes with ties to the sports world hit the market last week
October 07, 2013

VINCE LOMBARDI'S HOUSE

Location: 222 W. Mission Rd., Allouez, Wis.

Price: $499,900

Features: 4 BRs, 2½ baths, central A/C, gas fireplace, central vac (for those power sweeps)

Wouldn't it be cool if: Chunks of sod came out of the ice maker

LARRY BIRD'S HOUSE

Location: 308 Neapolitan Way, Naples, Fla.

Price: $4.8 million

Features: 4 BRs, 6 baths, pool, hoop in the driveway, saltwater aquarium, home theater, view of Venetian Bay

Wouldn't it be cool if: Every room had a parquet floor with a dead spot in the corner

BOB HOPE'S HOUSE

Location: 10346 Moorpark St., Toluca Lake, Calif.

Price: $27.5 million

Features: 8 BRs, 7 baths, bar, billiard room, 2-BR guest house, 2-BR staff residence, indoor and outdoor pools, golf hole in yard

Wouldn't it be cool if: The wi-fi blocked all search engines except Bing

SIGN OF THE APOCALYPSE

Wilson Kipsang didn't get to break the tape in his world-record marathon run in Berlin on Sunday (2:03:23) because a man in a T-shirt promoting a prostitution website ran onto the course and beat him to it.

PHOTOMICHAEL SOHN/AP (KIPSANG) PHOTOMEL BOUZAD/GETTY IMAGES (HOPE'S HOUSE) PHOTOSOTHEBY'S (BIRD'S HOUSE) PHOTOMARK OLEJNICZAK (LOMBARDI'S HOUSE)

HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
OUT
HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
IN
Eagle (-2)
Birdie (-1)
Bogey (+1)
Double Bogey (+2)