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George Dohrmann
August 14, 2000
$332,500Amount Upper Deck paid Sotheby's for one of three extant Ty Cobb jerseys, which it then gave to 14-year-old Robert Shell of Milwaukee as a sweepstakes prize.
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August 14, 2000

Go Figures

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$332,500
Amount Upper Deck paid Sotheby's for one of three extant Ty Cobb jerseys, which it then gave to 14-year-old Robert Shell of Milwaukee as a sweepstakes prize.

$125,000
Estimated tax Robert will have to pay on the prize, which, his mother says, will force the family to sell the jersey.

271
Pitches caught by the Boston Red Sox' Jason Varitek, who went all the way behind the plate in a 5-4, 19-inning loss to the Seattle Mariners.

$15,000
Funds earmarked in the 2001 New York State budget for the creation of the Pro Wrestling Hall of Fame.

$1.25 million
Amount the WNBA's Comets will donate to establish Kim's Place, a Houston facility for young cancer patients and their families that's named after former Comets guard Kim Perrot, who died of cancer last year.

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