Originally posted on MyTeamRivals.com  |  Last updated 10/18/11
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DATELINE: HUMOR! Scott Williamson, a member of the 2004 Boston Red Sox, has decided to sell his World Series championship ring to the highest bidder. For those with memory problems, Williamson was a minor contributor to the winning Red Sox team that year, but he was fully entitled to a ring. The 35-year-old family man will use the proceeds to pay off family expenses, but he also claims he wants to spend some proceeds on building a baseball facility for children who live in the Indiana-Ohio area. The profit is not exactly going to charity. A ring from the New York Mets fan favorite Lenny Dykstra brought a paltry $60,000 in 2009 before prices plummeted in the economic downturn. Williamson’s logic is that the Sox ring has a magical quality to it because it broke the curse of the Bambino, the 86-year long drought of losing caused by the ghost of Babe Ruth. Ruth, of course, left the Red Sox after helping them win a World Series title, moving on to become a home run kin...
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