5/16/2013 9:54 A.M. ET
Bid Now to Win Game-Worn Braves Jersey
Jerseys Off Our Backs Auction Benefits the Atlanta Braves Foundation
By / MLB.com
The Atlanta Braves will auction off game-worn jerseys for fans to bid on with proceeds benefitting the Atlanta Braves Foundation from now until June 5. Each winning bidder will receive two tickets to the June 14 Braves vs. Giants matchup and will be presented on field with the jersey by a Braves player immediately following the game. Each jersey will be authenticated and autographed for the lucky winners.
The auction, available now until Saturday, June 5 at 8 p.m., gives fans the opportunity bid on their favorite player's jersey by visiting www.braves.com/jerseyauction. Minimum bids vary by jersey and will increase in $50 increments.
The game-worn, autographed jerseys to be auctioned off include:
Andrelton Simmons, Anthony Varvaro, B.J. Upton, Brian McCann, Chris Johnson, Cory Gearrin, Craig Kimbrel, Dan Uggla, David Carpenter, Eric O'Flaherty, Evan Gattis, Freddie Freeman, Fredi Gonzalez, Gerald Laird, Jason Heyward, Jordan Schafer, Jordan Walden, Juan Francisco, Julio Teheran, Justin Upton, Kris Medlen, Luis Avilan, Mike Minor, Paul Maholm, Ramiro Pena, Reed Johnson and Tim Hudson.
All proceeds from Jerseys Off Our Backs will benefit the Atlanta Braves Foundation. The Atlanta Braves Foundation is the non-profit charitable arm of the Atlanta Braves actively supporting community organizations within the Metro Atlanta area. The Atlanta Braves Foundation as contributed more than five million dollars in financial assistance to the community since its inception in 1992.
For additional information and to bid on Jerseys Off Our Backs, please visit www.braves.com/jerseyauction. Fans can purchase game tickets by visiting www.braves.com/tickets, the Braves Ticket Office at Turner Field, the Braves Clubhouse Store at the CNN Center, all Ticketmaster outlets or by calling 1-800-745-3000.
This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.