J.J. Putz's autographed Justin Bieber card -- found by chance in a pack given to him as a joke gift and resulting in a viral internet photo -- will be auctioned off on the Diamondbacks' official website, Putz announced Tuesday, with proceeds to benefit the charities of teammates Craig Breslow and Brad Ziegler.
"Given the way I obtained this card, I think the only responsible course is to donate it to charity, said Putz. "I have the chance to raise money and awareness for two important causes.
"Besides, convincing my twin girls I was better off taking them to Justin Biebers Believe Tour kickoff concert on Sept. 29 in Phoenix rather than keeping the card put me in the running for father of the year.
The auction is under way at www.dbacks.comauctions and will run through July 1 at 9 p.m. Arizona time. Proceeds from the auction will be split equally between Breslows Strike 3 Foundation, which benefits research for pediatric cancer, and Zieglers Pastime For Patriots, which assists vet...