Ball Boys: 'Art Modell Was Most Influential Living Owner of All Time' (VIDEO)

The reality show stars and owners of Robbie's First Base in Timonium lament the death of the late Baltimore Ravens owner, who brought football back to Charm City.

It's hard to tell which is more surprising: that Robbie Davis, Sr.—owner of —didn't know Art Modell personally, or that he and has son—with whom he stars in the ABC reality show Ball Boys—agreed that the late sports icon was the most influential living NFL team owner of all time.

Davis Sr. and his son Robbie Davis, Jr. together own the popular sports memorabilia shop in Timonium that has become the subject of the ABC reality pawn series .

Each episode features a different sports icon that Senior has developed a friendship with over the years through his shop and previously owned car dealership.

The father and son's loud disagreements on all topics relating to sports have also become a staple of the series.

But when it came to discussing , both men could only show respect.

"He was like these other billionaire team owners," Senior said. "He made his money from the team and actually cared."

Watch the video to see what Senior and Junior have to say, then tell Patch what you think about the man in the comments section below.

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Al Day September 06, 2012 at 08:47 PM
'the most influential living owner of all time'. What on earth does that mean? I don't think he influenced anyone in say...Dallas TX or Bililngs MT. I know the tendency is to issue platatudes when someone passes but lets get honest here...
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