3/8/2013 11:24 A.M. ET
Ultimate Old-Timers' weekend up for bid
By Cash Kruth / MLB.com
The weekend of a lifetime for every Yankees fan is now up for auction.
Bidding for the Old-Timers' Day Weekend Ultimate VIP Experience opened at 9 a.m. ET on Friday with an opening bid of $2,000. Bids can be submitted in increments of $50, with bidding closing at 10 p.m. ET on Sunday, March 10.
The package includes:
• Four passes to the Alumni Welcome Reception on June 21
• Four Party Suite tickets to the Yankees' June 22 game, against the Rays
• Four passes for a private dinner cruise around Manhattan with Yankees alumni on June 22
• Four Party Suite tickets to the 67th Annual Old-Timers' Day, on June 23
• Two rooms per night, for two nights (June 21-22)
• Roundtrip transportation to and from all events
• Four souvenir gift bags
Airfare is not included.
All net proceeds from the auction will benefit the New York Yankees Foundation, which is donating the package.
The foundation is dedicated to serving both the community and the world. It has donated supplies to teachers, refurbished a neighborhood facility, provided assistance in Haiti and Japan, and raised $500,000 for Hurricane Sandy relief.