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Buy A-Rod's 500th home run ball while it's somewhat hot

Jan 12, 2010, 10:29 PM EDT

Come buy an A-Rod souvenir! This from AP:

The ball Alex Rodriguez hit for his 500th home run will be auctioned off online.

SCP Auctions said bidding will begin Jan. 20 for the ball recovered by a college student at the old Yankee Stadium when A-Rod hit No. 500 on Aug. 4, 2007.

Considering A-Rod will probably hit at least another 300 home runs in his career – provided he stays healthy and avoids Madonna (is that redundant?) – buying his 500th home run ball will be the equivalent of purchasing, from a math standpoint anyway, Walt Weiss’ milestone 16th home run ball.

Just saying.

  1. Doul - Jan 13, 2010 at 3:08 AM

    i have his 15th and 17th, but i have always been drooling over #16. damn kid (now i guess he’s a guy) won’t cough it up, though, cuz daddy gave it to him. wooo wooo wooo

  2. Mark - Jan 13, 2010 at 9:19 AM

    Why this idiot will come out in a few years and admitt he used roids all the way. I will sign any Baseball that you want I didnt use roids to hit my bombs.
    Anyone buying anything from the past ten years of the biggest joke of a sport is just a plain fool!

  3. ball game - Jan 13, 2010 at 11:04 AM

    if his balls touched Madonna he is in BIG trouble ……

  4. ROID - Jan 13, 2010 at 2:45 PM

    You think he is going to hit 300 more homers. More like 100 more homers, if he stays healthy, Dhs more, and avoids too much Roid withdrawel.

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