Lock, Stock, and Orange Bowl

Every piece of storied stadium will go on sale ahead of demolition
By Dustin Lushing,  Newser Staff
Posted Dec 26, 2007 3:24 PM CST
Lock, Stock, and Orange Bowl
Rob Thomas, front, takes photographs of his friends in front of the Orange Bowl before a football game between Miami and Virginia in Miami on Saturday, Nov. 10, 2007. The Hurricanes were playing their final game at the stadium Saturday. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)   (Associated Press)

(Newser) – College football fans can literally take home a piece of the action when Miami officials auction off every salable piece of the soon-to-be-demolished Orange Bowl in February. On the block are the giant scoreboard, players' benches, trees, and even the urinals. "You name it, it will be available,'' says the president of the auction company.

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Diehards can bid on lockers, turnstiles, ice machines, and trainer tables, with prices expected to start at $10, reports the Miami Herald. Seats will carry fixed prices ranging from  $40 to $500. Autographed items signed by the likes of Dan Marino and Jim Kelly will sell for a premium. The stadium will be mechanically demolished by April. (Read more sports memorabilia stories.)

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