Nats auctioning off game-worn jerseys to benefit families of Navy Yard shooting victims

September 19, 2013

(Katherine Frey/The Washington Post)

The Nats wore Navy hats and their patriotic blue uniforms on Tuesday in support of the families affected by Monday’s shootings at the Navy Yard. Now they’re adding another level of support by auctioning off the game-worn jerseys to benefit the Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS).

The jerseys are autographed, and the biggest money-maker at the time of this post is Bryce Harper, whose bidding is currently sitting at $2300. There are quite a few with no bids, though, so you’ve certainly got a chance at Steve McCatty’s jersey if you’re dying for a piece of the action. Ninety percent of the proceeds go to the fund. The auction can be found here. The auction ends Sept. 26.

I mean, wouldn’t you want to own a piece of this happiness?


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