INEVITABLE: World Series 'obstruction' base up for auction

MORE: VIDEO: The Mets are here to brighten the holidays

As though we needed further proof that everything can be monetized in some form or fashion, there's this: The "obstruction" base from Game 3 of the World Series between the Red Sox and Cardinals is being auctioned off by MLB.

Here's the precious lucre of interest ... 

Just look at it! Adorable!

In case you're in need of a reminder, here's the action-news footage ... 

At this writing, the high bid for the (game-used!) bag is $1,000, so act now if you want to pay at least four figures for a soiled totem of semi-obscure umpire-judgment calls. 

CBS Sports Writer

Dayn Perry has been a baseball writer for CBS Sports since early 2012. Prior to that, he wrote for FOXSports.com and ESPN.com. A member of the BBWAA, He's the author of three books, the most recent being... Full Bio

Show Comments Hide Comments
CBS Sports Shop
MLB Nike Gear
Our Latest Stories