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Braves offer experiences in charity auction

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LAS VEGAS -- An opportunity to visit Walt Disney World while attending Spring Training and the chance to receive instruction from infield guru Ron Washington are among the items the Braves have made available during this year's Winter Meetings 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.

LAS VEGAS -- An opportunity to visit Walt Disney World while attending Spring Training and the chance to receive instruction from infield guru Ron Washington are among the items the Braves have made available during this year's Winter Meetings 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.

Bid now on Braves charity auction items

The auction is live on MLB.com/wintermeetingsauction through Thursday at 10 p.m. ET. 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.

This year's Braves items for auction include:

• A Spring Training package: Along with receiving four Walt Disney World Park Hopper tickets, the winner will receive four tickets to a Braves Spring Training home game and four field passes that will provide access to batting practice before the game. Travel and lodging are not included.

• An infield session with Washington: The highest bidder will receive a 30-minute infield instruction from the Braves' third-base coach, who has established himself as one of baseball's top defensive gurus. After the session, the winner and three guests will be given four field passes for batting practice and four tickets to that night's game at SunTrust Park. Minimum age to participate is 14 years old.

• Becoming a Brave for a day: The winner of this auction will learn hitting, fielding and pitching skills while interacting with some former Braves at SunTrust Park. After this session, the experience will be enriched by the chance to share a catered lunch with these alumni members within the SunTrust Club.

Mark Bowman has covered the Braves for MLB.com since 2001.

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