Daily Archives: July 15, 2009

July 15, 2009

First Pitch for Sale

auction_signFor just a few thousand dollars, you can join the likes of president George W. Bush and Nick Lachey and throw out the first pitch at a Reds game:

Paycor, the official payroll service provider for the Cincinnati Reds, is auctioning off a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to throw out the first pitch at the Business Day Special on Thursday, July 30.

There are other perks as well:

The highest bidder and three guests will take a behind-the-scenes tour of Great American Ballpark and watch the Reds take on the Padres from exclusive Diamond Club seats.

And, as you might have guessed, it’s all for a good cause:

Money raised from the auction will be donated to Oyler School in Cincinnati’s Lower Price Hill.

When last I checked the bidding, the price was up to $1,750. A little rich for my blood, but if you happen to cough up that kind of money and are looking for a fourth, I can probably help you out.