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Please Help these Struggling Players....

Discussion in 'Professional Baseball' started by sears3820, Dec 8, 2004.

  1. sears3820

    sears3820 Sitting around in my underwear.... Staff Member

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    Organizers say Barry Bonds is expected to attend The Ultimate Event, the high-end fan fest featuring the Giants slugger and Alex Rodriguez. As the Daily News reported last month, tickets for a meet-and-greet cocktail party Friday night with Bonds and A-Rod at the Marriott Marquis in Times Square - fans will have the opportunity to ask the players questions and snap photos with the stars - cost $7,500. Entry to Saturday's autograph session at the 40/40 Club will set back collectors $1,050.

    Fans who fork over $7,500 for Friday's cocktails, hors d'oeuvres and question-and-answer session won't be completely in the hole. They'll receive a gift bag full of goodies Monette estimates are worth more than $4,000, including a video game, a bottle of wine, cigars and a watch created just for The Ultimate Event. Many of the items may wind up on eBay or other Internet auctions.

    Rodriguez, meanwhile, will donate his share of the proceeds to the Boys & Girls Club of America. But Bonds isn't planning to share his portion of the profits. Bernstein told Sports Illustrated last month that the event "is squarely in the for-profit section of Barry's portfolio."
     
  2. scooter1369

    scooter1369 Chief Toad Fart

    What Barry is selfish and egotistic? I'm shocked. I guess him having his own wing in the locker room, a big screen seperating him from his teammates, and working out with the team wasn't enough to convince me before. Or his calling to find out if he or teammate Jeff Kent had won MVP. When he found out Kent won, he left town on vacation without even a congratulations for his teammate.

    Maybe the Roids have eaten away his brain.
     
  3. Brutus1

    Brutus1 Don't be penurious, donate to the BP Spring Dr.

    Thats about $1050 more than I'd be willing to pay.
     
  4. OilerBuck

    OilerBuck Sweet Crude

    Entry an autograph session ... $1,050.
    A gift basket and getting your picture taken with the pros ... $7,500.
    Getting Barry Bonds picture as you ask him to sign a bottle of Flax Seed Oil...

    ... Priceless :)
     
  5. BuckNutty

    BuckNutty Hear The Drummer Get Wicked Staff Member Bookie

    "Be Easy"

    :slappy:
     
  6. OilerBuck

    OilerBuck Sweet Crude

    Sears has been a shapeshifter lately! That throws me off. I see the avatar and don't even realize it's him...hilarious. :biggrin:
     
    Last edited: Dec 8, 2004
  7. daddyphatsacs

    daddyphatsacs Let the cards fall... Staff Member

    I guess Bonds needs some cash to cover the cost of his juice. :biggrin:
     
  8. DEBuckeye

    DEBuckeye It ain't easy, bein' cheesy.

    :slappy: :slappy: :slappy: :slappy: :slappy: :slappy:
     
  9. BB73

    BB73 Loves Buckeye History Staff Member Bookie '16 & '17 Upset Contest Winner

  10. sears3820

    sears3820 Sitting around in my underwear.... Staff Member

    Yes indeed Bill.

    "The man" has kept Troy down for way too long.
     

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