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    2021 World Series Ceremonial First Pitch. The ceremonial first pitch is a baseball tradition that dates back to the late 19th century, an honor bestowed upon a wide array of dignitaries, including United States Presidents after William Howard Taft heaved one to launch the 1910 Major League Baseball season. The Bid 2 End Cancer auction puts the winning bidder on the mound at a game during this year's World Series to throw out a ceremonial first pitch - a rare and exciting opportunity made even more special with proceeds raised from this auction supporting Stand Up To Cancer and its innovative research programs.

    The winning bidder of this auction will secure the honor of throwing out a ceremonial first pitch at one (1) game of the 2021 Major League Baseball World Series, and then watch the contest from premium seats along with three guests. The package also includes first-class airfare to the host city, ground transportation, and hotel accommodations for your group. And, of course, your ceremonial first pitch baseball will be yours to keep as a memento from an unforgettable evening under the bright lights at the Fall Classic. Please see full prize details and terms and conditions below:

    Prize details include:
    1) One (1) winner to throw a ceremonial first pitch at one (1) game of the 2021 MLB World Series, as determined by Stand Up To Cancer and Major League Baseball. Television broadcast of the ceremonial first pitch subject to network broadcast considerations.
    2) Four tickets to the first pitch experience game for use by the winner and three (3) guests.
    3) Round-trip first-class airfare for winner and three (3) guests on American Airlines from anywhere in North America, subject to availability.
    4) Two (2) hotel rooms for two (2) nights each to accommodate the first pitch experience attendee and guests in the hotel selected by Major League Baseball in the prize game host city.
    5) Ground transportation to and from the airport in the host city for the first pitch experience attendee and guests.
    6) Opportunity for successful bidder and guests to attend a meet and greet with Major League Baseball VIP, as determined by Major League Baseball.
    7) The ball used for the ceremonial first pitch.


    More Information: Use of any Major League Baseball ("MLB") game ticket is subject to the standard terms, conditions, and health and safety policies applicable to the ticket; see mlb.com/ticketback for additional terms and details. Each winner is solely responsible for any applicable taxes and expenses associated with a Prize that are not specifically listed herein. Seat locations at the game and, unless otherwise stated in the prize description, exact game date shall be determined in the sole discretion of the Office of the Commissioner of Baseball ("BOC"). Winner’s guest(s) must be of legal age of majority in his/her(their) jurisdiction(s) of residence unless accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. Major League Baseball game/event/exhibition dates and times are determined in the sole discretion of the BOC and may be subject to change. The terms and conditions of the tickets awarded as part of the prize will govern in the event a legal game/event/exhibition, as defined by Major League Baseball, is not played or held due to weather conditions, an act of God, an act of terrorism, civil disturbance, or any other reason. Winner and his/her guest(s) agree to comply with all applicable ballpark and venue regulations in connection with the prize. The MLB Entities (defined below) reserve the right to remove or to deny entry to the winner and/or his/her guest(s) who engage in a non- sportsmanlike or disruptive manner or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten, or harass any other person at the game/event/exhibition. The MLB Entities will not be responsible for weather conditions; acts of God; acts of terrorism; civil disturbances; local, state, or federal regulation, order, or policy; work stoppage; epidemic, pandemic, or any other issue concerning public health or safety; or any other event outside of their control that may cause the cancellation or postponement of any Major League Baseball game/event/exhibition. Major League Baseball game/event/exhibition tickets awarded as prizes may not be resold, offered for resale, or used for any commercial or promotional purpose whatsoever. Any such resale or commercial or promotional use may result in disqualification and prize forfeiture, and may invalidate the license granted by the game/event/exhibition ticket. Participation in the prize event is subject to winner’s (and each guest’s) consent to and compliance with all health and safety policies of the MLB Entities, including but not limited to the wearing of masks if and when directed and the requirement to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (i.e., having received a final vaccination dose at least 14 days prior to the event). The MLB Entities assume no responsibility or liability for, and you agree to release and hold them harmless from and against, any damages, injuries, losses, claims or causes of action of any kind arising from your participation in this experience and/or the use of any memorabilia, merchandise, equipment, or other products sold through this Auction. "MLB Entities" shall mean MLB Advanced Media, L.P., the BOC, its Bureaus, Committees, Subcommittees and Councils, the Major League Baseball Clubs ("Clubs"), Major League Baseball Properties, Inc., The MLB Network, LLC, each of their parent, subsidiary, affiliated and related entities, any entity which, now or in the future, controls, is controlled by, or is under common control with the Clubs or the BOC and the owners, general and limited partners, shareholders, directors, officers, employees and agents of the foregoing entities.
    First pitch experience attendee may be required to execute and return a Liability and Publicity Release within twelve (12) hours of issuance of notification. Guests may also be required to sign and return a Liability Release & Publicity Release. First pitch experience attendee may also be required to submit to a confidential background check to confirm eligibility and ensure that First pitch experience attendee’s participation by such person, or the use of any such person in advertising or publicity, will not pose a security threat or bring Stand Up To Cancer or MLB into public disrepute, contempt, scandal or ridicule or reflect unfavorably on Stand Up To Cancer as determined in its sole discretion, and, in such event the first pitch experience and payment may be forfeited.
    Stand Up To Cancer and MLB shall not be responsible for any cancellations, delays, diversions or substitution or any act or omissions whatsoever by the air carriers, hotels, venue operators, transportation companies, experience providers or any other persons providing any experience-related services or accommodations. Stand Up To Cancer and MLB are not liable for any missed experiences, opportunities or expenses incurred as a consequence of flight cancellation/delay or ground transportation delay. No refund or compensation will be made in the event of the cancellation or delay of any transportation or other experience element except at the sole and absolute discretion of Stand Up To Cancer. First pitch experience attendee and guest(s) will fly first class on American Airlines from any city in North America where American Airlines flights are offered, subject to availability. First pitch experience attendee and guest(s) are responsible for obtaining travel insurance (and all other forms of insurance) at their option and hereby acknowledge that Stand Up To Cancer have not and will not obtain or provide travel insurance or any other form of insurance. Stand Up To Cancer will, in its sole discretion, determine which airport is closest to the winner’s home. If winner resides within a one hundred and fifty mile-radius of the venue, Stand Up To Cancer reserves the right to substitute round trip ground transportation to/from winner’s residence in lieu of air transportation. Winner and guest(s) must travel together. Travel subject to availability and blackout dates. Winner and guest(s) are responsible for obtaining all necessary travel documents. Travel arrangements must be made through Stand Up To Cancer’s agent and on an airline carrier of Stand Up To Cancer’s choice. If required, winner must be available to travel on dates specified by Stand Up To Cancer or risk forfeiting prize. Certain travel restrictions may apply. Winner’s travel companion(s) must be at time of prize fulfillment the age of majority in the jurisdiction in which s/he resides (and at least eighteen (18) years of age), unless accompanied by a parent or legal guardian, and must complete and return a liability/publicity release prior to prize award. If travel companion is a minor in his/her state of residence, minor’s parent/legal guardian must complete and return all releases on behalf of minor. Hotel stay will require the First pitch experience attendee and guests to provide a credit card at the time of hotel check-in. All expenses not specifically mentioned in the auction description, are not included as part of any experience package, and are solely the prize winner’s responsibility, including, but not limited to: additional ground transportation, travel insurance, room service, bag check fees, parking fees, laundry service, food, alcoholic beverages, merchandise, souvenirs, telephone calls, tips, gratuities and service charges. Any experience elements not specifically described in these terms may be determined by Stand Up To Cancer and Major League Baseball in their sole and absolute discretion. Stand Up To Cancer and Major League baseball may, in its sole and absolute discretion, present first pitch experience auction winner with one or more options, from which winner may choose one. However, winner is not guaranteed or entitled to have the ability to request or demand any experience elements that are not specifically stated in these terms.
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    Auction Dates
    October, 2021
    26th Tuesday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 64
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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