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Bonds Ball Hits Internet Auction Block

No. 756 could score at least $500K for fan

(Newser) - New home run king Barry Bonds has driven No. 756 all the way to the Internet auction block. Mets fan Matt Murphy, who caught the record-busting ball, will sell it in an online auction running from Tuesday through Sept. 15, the San Diego Union-Tribune reports. The ball could fetch at... More »

756 Could Be Worth $1M

But experts say to sell it soon

(Newser) - The ball from Barry Bonds' record 756th home run could fetch a cool million at auction, some experts say—though they warn Queens native Matt Murphy to sell now or risk striking out. "In today's memorabilia world, proximity to the event is important," one auction-house president says. More »

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