Enjoy four (4) tickets with batting practice passes to watch the Chicago Cubs take on the New York Mets at Wrigley Field (Chicago, Ill.) on September 12 at 7:05 p.m. Note: The Cubs do not take batting practice every day and weather can impact both batting practice and game times.
With the support of Joe Maddon '76, the Respect 90 Foundation, and the Chicago Cubs, the Friends of Lafayette Baseball is holding a series of auction fundraisers to support the Lafayette Baseball scholarship fund. Joe Maddon has donated four (4) tickets to select Cubs' games in Chicago and at various away stadiums throughout the remainder of the 2017 season. In addition to the tickets, the winner of each individual game auction will also receive four (4) field passes for batting practice and participate in a meet and greet with Cub's Manager Joe Maddon prior to the game.
One hundred percent of the net proceeds will benefit the Lafayette Baseball scholarship fund. Any amount bid that is over the value of the tickets can be considered a tax deductible donation per IRS regulations.*
The winning bidder must dress and act accordingly in a professional and courteous manner while participating in this experience. At the sole discretion of Respect 90 and the Chicago Cubs, if at any time during the experience the winning bidder is not acting in a professional and courteous manner, they may end the experience and no refund or additional services will be offered to the winning bidder whether or not the entire experience was completed.
In the event of a rain-out, winning bidders may choose to attend the makeup date if available or be refunded their bid. If batting practice is cancelled, the meet and greet will be held in or near the Cubs dugout.
Friends of Lafayette Baseball: The Friends of Lafayette Baseball's mission is to connect alumni, parents and friends with the Lafayette Baseball program, while also building an active donor base to raise funds for the baseball program. All financial activities of the Friends of Baseball will be in full compliance with all Lafayette College and NCAA rules and regulations.
*Fair Market Value for 4 tickets vs the New York Mets @ Wrigley on September 12th: $636
Shipping Information: Josh Azer, Director of Athletic Development and Executive Director of the Lafayette Maroon Club will contact the winning bidders of each auction. Lafayette will coordinate with Respect 90 and the Chicago Cubs the winner's contact information. An official letter from Lafayette will be sent via email to the winner. The letter will contain the appropriate contact information, time and location for proper tickets pickup at the respective location. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Josh Azer at firstname.lastname@example.org or the Lafayette College Office of Athletic Communications and Promotions at email@example.com.
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