Online MiLB Charities auctions begin

Season-long online auctions bring special packages to fans

By Minor League Baseball | April 5, 2012 10:11 AM ET

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Beginning today, Minor League Baseball™ will be holding online auctions on featuring prizes and memorabilia from its clubs to benefit MiLB Charities.

Fans will have the opportunity throughout this baseball season to bid on items such as ticket packages, game worn jerseys, autographed programs, bats and baseballs, fan experiences like throwing out a first pitch or serving as a bat boy or bat girl for a game, and merchandise/fan packs.

Items that are open for bidding include Gwinnett Braves and Stockton Ports luxury suites, a Dale Murphy autographed baseball, a 2010 Idaho Falls Chukars autographed team bat, a 2011 Albuquerque Isotopes autographed baseball, Arkansas Travelers tickets and food vouchers, a Cedar Rapids Kernels Bill Mosiello batting practice jersey, Carolina Mudcats box seats, a ladies Daytona Cubs merchandise pack, Lexington Legends tickets and passes to the Kentucky Ale Tap Room, and Erie SeaWolves reserved seats and a 2011 autographed team bat. All of these auctions will end at various times on Thursday, April 19.

Over the past several years, MiLB Charities has made donations to help aid natural disaster relief efforts in MiLB cities, supported baseball leagues in Durham, N.C., and Cedar Rapids, Iowa, hosted a leadership camp for youth from underserved communities across the country, and contributed to organizations such as The ALS Association, Big Brothers Big Sisters, Special Olympics, Ed Randall's Fans for the Cure, Miracle League, The Ronald McDonald House, Habitat for Humanity and the Mike Coolbaugh Scholarship Foundation.

About Minor League Baseball Charities
Minor League Baseball Charities is a separate tax exempt, 501(c)(3) charitable organization affiliated with the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues, Inc. Please visit to make a donation to MiLB Charities or for more information about it.

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

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