A dedicated Mets employee, Forde lost her battle with breast cancer in March and the funds from this auction will help in building a field in her name that will ensure that her legacy lives on forever. Bid on more than 75 unique baseball-related experiences or memorabilia packages for this worthwhile cause.
Bidding will end Thursday at 9 p.m. ET at MLB.com/Shannon.
The hitting lessons with Miller also includes the participation by a Rays coach. The winning bidder (and up to three guests) will receive a hitting lesson with Miller. Afterward, the winner and his group will watch batting practice from the field and take in the game with four tickets on a mutually agreed upon date.
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Being a Rays intern for a day: The winning bidder will receive the opportunity to serve as an intern in Tampa Bay's front office on a mutually agreed upon date.
Take the lineup card to home plate: The winning bidder will have the opportunity to take the lineup card to home plate before a Rays home game. Before that experience, the winning bidder and three guests will get a tour of the Rays' clubhouse at Tropicana Field, watch batting practice from the field and enjoy the game with four tickets on a mutually agreed upon date.
Bill Chastain has covered the Rays for MLB.com since 2005. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.