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Lunch with Braves' GM part of WM auction

MLB-wide event supports Katharine Feeney Memorial Scholarship Fund
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LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- An opportunity to have lunch with general manager Alex Anthopoulos or receive a one-on-one catching tutorial with Kurt Suzuki stand as two of the packages the Braves are offering as Major League Baseball, MLB Advanced Media, MLB Network and all 30 clubs have organized a charity auction that is taking place during this week's Winter Meetings.

This year's auction will support the Katharine Feeney Memorial Scholarship Fund, which has been established to honor the memory of the late pioneering executive who positively impacted the game, its players and media members who had the pleasure to work with her at some point during her 40-year career.

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- An opportunity to have lunch with general manager Alex Anthopoulos or receive a one-on-one catching tutorial with Kurt Suzuki stand as two of the packages the Braves are offering as Major League Baseball, MLB Advanced Media, MLB Network and all 30 clubs have organized a charity auction that is taking place during this week's Winter Meetings.

This year's auction will support the Katharine Feeney Memorial Scholarship Fund, which has been established to honor the memory of the late pioneering executive who positively impacted the game, its players and media members who had the pleasure to work with her at some point during her 40-year career.

The auction (MLB.com/wintermeetingsauction) launched Monday morning and will run through Thursday at 10 a.m. ET.

The Braves' offers include:

Lunch with Anthopoulos: The highest bidder will dine with the Braves executive at a restaurant within The Battery and then receive tickets to that night's Braves home game on a mutually agreed upon date, excluding Opening Day.

Catching Lessons with Suzuki: The winning bidder will receive a one-hour catching lesson with Suzuki, four tickets to a mutually agreed upon 2018 Braves home game and the chance to be on the field for batting practice before that specific game.

Braves' Spring Training Special: The winning bidder will receive four one-day "park-hopper" passes to Disney World, as well as four tickets to a mutually agreed upon Braves Spring Training home game, with a pregame batting practice experience and a meet-and-greet photo opportunity with manager Brian Snitker and various players.

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

Atlanta Braves