Found November 25, 2013 on The Other Paper:
PLAYERS: Derek Jeter
TEAMS: New York Yankees
Here's a nice  holiday gift for that Yankee fan in your family who's hard to please. How about lunch and a game with Derek Jeter — at the starting price of $90,000.The Yankees beloved shortstop is putting himself up for auction to raise money for his Turn 2 Foundation, which promotes leadership and healthy lifestyles for low-income kids, The Associated Press reported.Christie's is running an online auction through Dec. 17 that includes lunch for four with Jeter, the Yankees most eligible bachelor.The lucky winner will also snag four seats in Jeter's personal luxury suite during a Yankee game and a swag bag including an autographed, game-used glove.Opening bids start at $90,000 and all proceeds minus Christie's expenses go to Turn 2, which benefits kids in New York as well as in Jeter's native Michigan and his current hometown, Tampa, Fla.Since 1996 Jeter's foundation has given out $18 million to help low-income kids.Jeter said he hopes the auction will expand the foundation's outreach and help more youngsters "reach their full potential."
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