Frequently Asked Questions
What can I take home from today's game?
Bases and baseballs used during the game may be brought home that day, subject to Cubs Authentics' milestone policy. Please visit Cubs.com/authentics for more information or inquire at the Cubs Authentics kiosk on the Wrigley Field concourse.
Where do the net proceeds from the sale of Cubs Authentics items go?
The Cubs will donate net proceeds from the sale of Cubs Authentics items to Cubs Charities, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization. Cubs Charities uses Cubs Authentics net proceeds to help fund the Diamond Project. To learn more about Cubs Charities and its mission, please visit CubsCharities.org.
Can I pre-order items?
Yes. Pending availability, items from an upcoming game can be pre-ordered by calling us at 773-404-4753.
A player just autographed my baseball. Can I bring it to Cubs Authentics to be authenticated?
Our MLB authenticator must witness the player sign the item in order to guarantee authenticity.
Is my purchase from Cubs Authentics tax deductible?
No. Although the Cubs will donate net proceeds from the sale of Cubs Authentics items to Cubs Charities, your Cubs Authentics purchase is from the Chicago Cubs, which is a for-profit organization. If you would like to donate directly to Cubs Charities, please visit CubsCharities.org. Direct donations to Cubs Charities, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization, are tax-deductible in accordance with IRS rules. Cubs Charities will provide you with a receipt for your donation which you may use to consult with your tax advisor.
Wrigley Field Collection
The Wrigley Field Collection provides fans the opportunity to collect one-of-a-kind memorabilia from historic Wrigley Field. The collection will feature unique items such as authenticated bleacher benches, flags, scoreboard tiles, signage and celebrity guest memorabilia, as well as items related to Wrigley Field's restoration and expansion. When available, Wrigley Field Collection items can be found on the Online Auction and Online Shop pages. Continue to check back for updates on new or upcoming memorabilia!
About Cubs Authentics
Cubs Authentics, which launched at the beginning of the 2012 season, is the premiere outlet for all MLB authenticated game-used and autographed Cubs memorabilia. From game-used jerseys and baseballs to autographed items and one-of-a-kind Wrigley Field Collection items, Cubs Authentics has the most exclusive memorabilia. Cubs Authentics items can be found at the Cubs Authentics kiosk located in the Wrigley Field concourse (open during every home game) or online at cubs.com/authentics. You can also contact Cubs Authentics directly at 773-404-4753 or [email protected] during regular business hours (M-F, 9 AM to 5 PM CST). The Cubs will donate net proceeds from the sale of Cubs Authentics items to Cubs Charities.
Cubs Authentics can be found at the following locations:
- The Cubs Authentics kiosk, located in the Wrigley Field concourse
- Online at www.cubs.com/authentics
- Memorabilia can also be purchased over the phone at 773-404-4753 or by emailing [email protected]
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Cubs Authentics Terms and Conditions
Items authenticated through Cubs Authentics will be made available for purchase at the sole discretion of the Chicago Cubs. Availability changes quickly and items are never guaranteed.
In addition, any information published or made publicly available by the MLB Authentication Program or its MLB.com Referencing System is not an offer for sale. Items listed in the MLB.com Referencing System may include items previously sold or items withheld by one or more MLB Clubs for internal use or for any other purpose in the discretion of the withholding Club. This information is for informational purposes only and designed to distinguish officially authenticated MLB memorabilia from other items on the market but is not a representation that any item is available for sale.
Items available for sale by Cubs Authentics may be reviewed by contacting Cubs Authentics via telephone at (773) 404-4753 or emailing [email protected]
Without limiting the foregoing, any items offered by Cubs Authentics are a contingent offer. For example, items offered for sale prior to a game may, during the game, achieve historical significance to Major League Baseball, the Chicago Cubs, its individual players, and/or the National Baseball Hall of Fame. Cubs Authentics reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel any pre-order based on the request of the Chicago Cubs, its players/coaches/managers, Major League Baseball, or the National Baseball Hall of Fame. In such event, the applicable order will not be fulfilled and the full amount of any purchase will be refunded at the end of the game.