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Auction Item Discussion Discuss items that are available in various auction venues. Please note this folder is NOT intended to list items for sale.

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Old 08-16-2012, 08:58 PM
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Exclamation Just when you think you've seen it all...

The Kansas City Royals are auctioning off the pool skimmer used to retrieve baseballs from the outfield fountains during the 2012 All-Star Game:

http://auction.mlb.com/cgi-bin/ncomm...unbr=190718366.

While the money is going to charity, this is among the more bizarre items I've seen at auction.

Not saying that a collector can't get pleasure from this. Just that I'm amazed at what lengths clubs will go to sell their wares.
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Old 08-17-2012, 02:16 AM
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what a joke! nothing but greed!
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Old 08-17-2012, 07:13 AM
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Not greed if it's going to charity.. but definitely a crazy item.
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Old 08-17-2012, 01:36 PM
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Not greed if it's going to charity.. but definitely a crazy item.
yea but who is paying for it? you or someone else. i don't see buying anything and everything just because it is going to charity. especially when it is a ridiculous item for a ridiculous amount of money. i will give to charity but not all that.
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Old 08-17-2012, 01:39 PM
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I would not either. But that's not the point. Someone will, and it will go to charity. It's really not an issue of greed.
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Old 08-18-2012, 12:45 PM
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I once had a bunch of personal items that belonged to Ted Williams. The buyer of the bathroom soap dish (with vintage Ted Williams soap residue inside) turned out to own a janitorial services company and wanted the soap dish to place on his his office desk. You can never know the background of the seller
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Old 08-18-2012, 12:46 PM
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Last word was meant to be buyer not seller.
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