The Dubuque Cancer Center in Iowa will be getting a six-figure check after the sale of jerseys from this summer’s Field of Dreams MLB game.
Nearly five dozen jerseys worn by the New York Yankees and Chicago White Sox were sold through MLB Auctions to raise money for the center’s work
The biggest money was spent on the road gray jersey worn during part of the game by Yankees outfielder Aaron Judge. The Size 48 jersey drew 70 bids and sold for $33,590.
Judge put the Yankees ahead 3-1 in the third inning, with a three-run homer off Sox starter Lance Lynn.
A jersey worn by Lynn in the game sold for $5,010.
The second highest priced jersey was the one worn by Sox star Luis Robert, which went for $15,010.
A Sox jersey worn at some point in the game by Tim Anderson, who belted the game-winning home run in the ninth inning, sold for $8,110. Another donned by Jose Abreu sold for $7,610.
The Dubuque Cancer Center offers hematology/oncology outpatient services, chemotherapy infusion and radiation oncology services giving area cancer patients local access to comprehensive cancer care.