MLB charity auction lets fans get inside game in different ways

A series of MLB auctions will help a college student via a scholarship fund in the memory of a long-time MLB executive and get fans closer to the game in some interesting ways.

The auctions include all types of experiences and all wrap up soon — this Thursday.

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Buzz Break: 2016 Topps Archives 65th Anniversary Edition baseball


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s-l1600The box: 2016 Topps Archives 65th Anniversary Edition baseball cards
Where to buy: 
Initially available at Walmart ($24.98)

Packs per box: 1
Cards per pack: 16
Cards in this box: 16
Base set completion: 
14 of 65 (22 percent)
Duplicates: 0

Notables on base cards – Jackie Robinson, Steve Carlton, Ichiro Suzuki, Rod Carew, Ozzie Smith

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Gallery: 2016 Topps Archives Signature Series baseball cards

Screen Shot 2016-08-31 at 1.07.06 PMIt’s a simple idea — one autographed buyback per box — with a showcase of nostalgia and on-card ink with plenty of variety.

It’s 2016 Topps Archives Signature Series, and it arrived today.

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MLB Stand Up To Cancer auctions include experiences instead of memorabilia

SU2C-MLB-AuctionLogoA series of auctions began Sunday via Major League Baseball will help fight cancer while offering the winning bidders the chances to make memories instead of merely adding memorabilia to their collections while helping a cause.

More than 80 listings launched by MLB Auctions will benefit Stand Up To Cancer as well as charities noted by individual teams. Several teams have a few listings noted as part of the program.

What will you get to do as a winner? Well …

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