Tua Tagovailoa, Mariano Rivera, Yeezy Items Headline COVID-19 Relief Auction

Rob Goldberg@TheRobGoldbergFeatured ColumnistMarch 31, 2020

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - AUGUST 17:   2019 National Baseball Hall of Fame inductee and former New York Yankee Mariano Rivera throws the ceremonial first pitch before a game between the Yankees and the Cleveland Indians at Yankee Stadium on August 17, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)
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Some of the biggest names across sports have donated items for an auction with the proceeds going to COVID-19 relief, via TMZ

The auction is being run through Collectible Xchange, with 36 items currently open for bidding before closing on May 3.

Among the physical items to purchase are an autographed Tua Tagovailoa Alabama jersey (starting bid of $450), signed gloves from Jon Jones ($150), an autographed Mike Ditka Chicago Bears jersey ($200), signed Barry Sanders shoes ($350) and a pair of Adidas Yeezy Boost 350 V2 Cloud shoes ($200). 

Meanwhile, fans can also bid on meet and greets with several sports celebrities, including former New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera, which comes with two tickets for a Yankees game ($1,500). Fans can also get a lunch for four with Basketball Hall of Famer Bill Walton in San Diego ($7,500) or a video chat with Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim ($200).

The proceeds will go to the COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund which is aiding relief and treatment efforts.

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