The Brewers Community Foundation Week "Ultimate Auction" comes to a close tomorrow evening at 11:59 p.m. CT at Brewers.com. Through the auction, fans have the opportunity to bid on and win one-of-a-kind memorabilia items and unique experiences as fifteen exclusive packages are currently available for bidding.
Two of the unique experiences include all-expenses paid trips to Arizona. The 2014 Spring Training Experience gives one lucky fan the opportunity to have a Player-for-a-Day experience, complete with a full uniform and personalized jersey, and includes a meet and greet with Brewers players, two roundtrip airfares, a two-night stay at the Phoenician Hotel, a round of golf for two people and more. The leading bid for this prize package is $2,000. Another Arizona trip, an all-expense paid trip to 2014 Brewers Fantasy Camp from February 2-9, has a current bid of $2,550.
Additional popular items include a photo opportunity/gift package with catcher Jonathan Lucroy (11 bids, $750), throw out a first pitch (8 bids, $1,075), dinner with television announcers Brian Anderson and Bill Schroeder (2 bids, $775) and watch a game from Owner Mark Attanasio's five front row seats next to the Brewers' dugout (4 bids, $925).
Other unique prizes include a Hall of Fame Package (autographed jerseys of Hall of Famers Hank Aaron and Robin Yount and an autographed photo of Aaron, Yount and Brewers Hall of Fame broadcaster Bob Uecker), GM for a Day (spend time with Brewers General Manager Doug Melvin), a hitting clinic with hitting coach Johnny Narron, pitching clinic with pitching coach Rick Kranitz and even a personal tour of the Miller Park roof for eight people. A complete list of "Ultimate Auction" items is attached and fans can bid on items at Brewers.com/bcfweek.
Additional events surrounding the final days of Brewers Community Foundation Week will take place at the BCF Week tables located on the Field Level concourse next to Guest Relations (outside section 116). The events include the following:
Monday, August 19 - Bobble Bonanza
Brewers Bobbleheads will be available for $5 each at the BCF Week tables located on the Field Level concourse next to Guest Relations (outside section 116). A certain allotment of each bobblehead will be autographed by that player. Bobbleheads include those from Norichika Aoki, John Axford, Carlos Gomez and former Brewer Nyjer Morgan.
Tuesday, August 20 - Players Raffle
Fans have the chance to buy raffle tickets for $1 per ticket to win one of four autographed jerseys that are being raffled off, including a Jonathan Lucroy autographed batting practice jersey, a Corey Hart autographed batting practice jersey, an Aramis Ramirez Cerveceros jersey and a Yovani Gallardo autographed retro jersey. After purchasing raffle tickets at the BCF Week tables located on the Field Level concourse next to Guest Relations (outside section 116), fans can put their ticket into the bin for the player of their choosing. A winner will be drawn to win each player's autographed jersey and announced during the game. The four lucky winners will have until the end of end of the seventh inning to claim their prize.
Wednesday, August 21 - Brewers Community Foundation Clearance Sale
Fans will have another chance to purchase game-used items from past games and seasons as well as other Brewers items at the Brewers Community Foundation table located on the Field Level concourse near Guest Relations (behind section 116). Items include bats, baseballs, jerseys and other items of interest.
Through Wednesday at Miller Park, fans will have an opportunity to participate in "BCF Plinko" at the BCF Week tables located on the Field Level concourse next to Guest Relations (outside section 116). For a $5 donation, fans can play to win a prize with every drop. Prizes will vary from game tickets to Drive for Charity pins, Brewers merchandise and mystery bags.
Brewers Community Foundation, Inc. is the official charitable arm of the Milwaukee Brewers. For more information on BCF Week, please visit Brewers.com/bcfweek.