June 19, 2012
Diamondbacks Bullpen to Auction off Bieber Card
Remember last week, when Brad Ziegler tweeted the picture of teammate J.J. Putz and his prized Justin Bieber card?
Well, now, a week later, the duo (and fellow reliever Craig Breslow) are auctioning off the autographed card to benefit two great charities...Breslow's Strike 3 Foundation and Ziegler's Pastime for Patriots.
But here's the best part, the three pitchers, along with the Diamondbacks Foundation will match the winning bid for the card up to $2,500.
"It started out with [Ziegler] having a little fun at my expense that I enjoy Bieber's music and now we decided to raise money for two outstanding causes," Putz said Tuesday. "Hopefully we can help out a lot of people."
And hopefully, the Bieber hysteria doesn't end with the auction.
The popstar is scheduled to perform in Phoenix in September and the D-backs bullpen is hoping they can convince the singer to make a visit to Chase Field while in town.