Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 8/26/13
Not only was there somebody interested in buying the stitches that were once in Andrew Shaw's face somebody was interested in paying a lot of money to get their hands on this once-in-a-lifetime item of memorabieia. Shaw had placed his stitches -- which he earned in Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Final before the Blackhawks won the Cup -- up for auction with al proceeds benefitting the V Foundation. Disgusting huh? Not disgusting enough for somebody to spend $6500 to win them. So think about that somebody (probably a Blackhawks fan) said to themself "I have a few grand to blow might as well buy Shaw's stitches!" Of course it helps knowing that the proceeds will go to a good cause making it a digestable investment but still ... At least the purchaser did a good job on getting the final offer at $6500 seeing as how Shaw wears No. 65. So there's that symmetry. It is a bonus that they are already framed and thus you don't have to handle the stitches yourself but it's still an odd collectib...
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