Seattle Mariners "Favorite Things" auction

"Oscars in the Outfield," "Skating into Second," "Cold Drinks, Hot Corner" are some of the themes for the annual Favorite Things silent auction by the Mariners Wives Charities.

August 14th, 2018

"Oscars in the Outfield," "Skating into Second," "Cold Drinks, Hot Corner" are some of the themes for the annual Favorite Things silent auction by the Mariners Wives Charities.

Mariners players collected some of their favorite things, everything from movies and music to wine, snacks and hobbies. They also included a trove of autographed items, many game-used. The collections will be offered for silent bidding on Friday, August 17, during the Mariners vs. Los Angeles Dodgers game (gates open at 5:10 p.m.). All items will be on display near Section 128 on the Main Level at Safeco Field. Bids will be accepted through the 6th inning. 

Here are some of the highlights:

Mitch Haniger: "An All-Star Aloha." Autographed, game-used batting gloves and cleats used by Haniger in the 2018 All-Star Game at National Park in Washington, D.C. Also an autographed bat, $40 Marination Station gift card, Sonoma County Zinfandel, Lokai bracelet, Chris Stapleton CD, Swell water bottle, dried mangos, Sour Patch Kids, Phat Fudge, and more.

Denard Span: "Oscars in the Outfield." Autographed baseball, gift card for one-year Netflix membership, $100 iTunes gift card, $50 Fandango gift card, popcorn popper with popcorn and seasoning, Sour Patch Kids, Oreo cookies, peanut M&Ms, and more.

Nelson Cruz: "Nelly Needs his Naps." Autographed Sunday alternate jersey, autographed baseball, travel neck pillow, sleep mask, Well Rested tea, Radius Eclipse 2016 California red wine, Fair Trade dark chocolate.

Andrew Romine: "Skating into Second." Autographed batting gloves and baseball, Ten Toes Board Emporium Zed bamboo longboard skateboard, Best of Bowie CD, special edition model 1965 Chevy Corvette, Kaleo CD, baseball history book and Baby Ruth candy bars.

2018 Mariners All-Stars: "Hey Now, You're an All-Star." Autographed baseballs from the Mariners 2018 All-Star representatives Nelson Cruz, Mitch Haniger, Jean Segura and Edwin Diaz. All-Star cap autographed by all four Mariners All-Stars, American League All-Star t-shirt, "Sent Segura" t-shirt, Stance All-Star socks, memorabilia from the 2018 All-Star Game, Starbursts and Star cookies.

Nick Vincent: "Beards, Beer and Breaking Bad." Nike AirMax cleats, authentic Mariners cap and baseball, all autographed, Michter's Straight Rye Bourbon, Orderville Modern Times IPA, beer chillers, Yeti tumbler, Yeti bottle opener, Isner Mile beard kit, 101 Dad Jokes book, California state emblem t-shirt.

Kyle Seager: "Cold Drinks, Hot Corner." Bat, Nike FlyWire cleats and baseball, all autographed, portable Coleman cooler, HydroFlask tumbler, North Carolina Tarheels cap, Nike Aerobill cap, Lord's Rocks whiskey stones, camo whiskey flask, Jason Aldean They Don't Know CD, Resilience: Hard-Won Wisdom for Living a Better Life, by Eric Greitensk, It's a Girl jelly beans, Sunchips.

Proceeds from the auction will benefit Mariners Care, the team's nonprofit foundation that supports primarily youth-oriented charities and organizations throughout the Pacific Northwest. In partnership with the team's corporate partners, Mariners Care has helped raise over $25 million since 1991.