Kevin Frandsen Cleat Auction Now Underway

August 29, 2012 6:39 AM ET

This is your chance to win former IronPig, and current Phillies infielder Kevin Frandsen's one-of-a-kind Nike Livestrong cleats. Starting on Wednesday, August 29th at 3 p.m. you will be able to bid from anywhere in the United States or Canada via text messaging. Proceeds from the auction will benefit the 19 for Life Foundation established to celebrate the life of Frandsen's older brother D.J. Frandsen. The 19 for Life Foundation is a lasting legacy to D.J.'s beliefs in giving back, making a difference, being a man for others and never giving up.

In July and August of this year, Frandsen wore specially designed Nike Livestrong cleats as a way to recognize his brother and others who have been affected by cancer. The autographed red and yellow cleats were worn during his time as a member of the IronPigs and the Phillies.

Bidding is simple, there are just 3 quick steps:

Step 1 - Register your phone to bid. Just text Pigs to 79230.

Step 2 - Place your bid. Text 903 followed by your bid amount to 79230. For example to bid $100 text 903 100 to 79230.

Step 3 - Keep bidding. If you are outbid you will receive a text notification, just reply with your new bid.

A few helpful tips:

  • Bidding will end at 8 p.m. EST on Friday, August 31st.
  • You can check the status of your bid by texting 903 to 79230.

This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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