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Exclusive Astros experience available in auction

MLB.com @brianmctaggart

LAS VEGAS -- The chance to watch batting practice from the field at Minute Maid Park and meet an Astros star is among the experiences and items fans can bid on during this year's annual Major League Baseball auction.

The winning bidder will receive four field-level tickets and the opportunity to watch batting practice from the field, where the group will meet an Astros All-Star.

LAS VEGAS -- The chance to watch batting practice from the field at Minute Maid Park and meet an Astros star is among the experiences and items fans can bid on during this year's annual Major League Baseball auction.

The winning bidder will receive four field-level tickets and the opportunity to watch batting practice from the field, where the group will meet an Astros All-Star.

Bid now in Astros charity auction

This year's auction will support the Jackie Robinson Foundation and the Negro Leagues Museum, two important institutions that educate future generations of young people through honoring significant moments and individuals of baseball's past.

More specifically, the funds will benefit the Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholars program and the Jackie Robinson Museum, which is currently under development in Manhattan and scheduled to open in 2019. The Negro Leagues Baseball Museum, located near the Kansas City Royals MLB Urban Youth Academy, will use the funds toward much-needed repairs from recent damage and vandalism.

The auction is live on MLB.com/wintermeetingsauction through Thursday, when it will conclude at 9 p.m. CT. Items include special baseball experiences, including meetings with some of the game's biggest stars, along with unique items donated by MLB and the 30 clubs.

Brian McTaggart has covered the Astros since 2004, and for MLB.com since 2009. Follow @brianmctaggart on Twitter and listen to his podcast.

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