ShortNews
+ + + 3 BRANDNEW NewsTickers for your Website! + + + easy configurable in less than 1 Minute + + + GET'EM NOW! + + +

   Home | Join | Submit News | MyShortNews | HighScores | FAQ'S | Forums 2 Users Online   
   
                 08/27/2014 03:01 PM  
  ShortNews Search
search all Channels
RSS feeds
   Top News Current Events
Ex-FBI Director Louis Freeh Hurt in Car Crash
Boy Discovers 10,000-Year-Old Arrowhead on Beach
Obama Statue Stolen From Woman´s Porch Found With Six-Pack of Twisted Tea in Pa. Park
6.0-Magnitude Earthquake Shakes Northern California
Yogu Guru BKS Iyengar Dead at 95
Video of Beheading of American Photojournalist James Wright Foley Surfaces
Man Charged With Murder of Pregnant California Woman Had Researched Body Disposal
Robber Arrested After Showering, Shaving in Front of 94-Year-Old Victim
Florida Grandmother Shoots 7-Year-Old Grandson, Mistakes Him for Intruder
Rick Perry Turns Himself in on Felony Corruption Charges
more News
out of this Channel...
  529 Visits   1 Assessments  Show users who Rated this:
Quality: Good
Back to Overview  
05/16/2002 03:46 AM ID: 21419 Permalink   

Baseball Pitcher Attempts to Sell Body Parts on EBay

 

Seattle talk show radio host Dave Mahler dared Seattle Mariners relief pitcher Jeff Nelson to take bone fragments taken from his elbow surgery and sell them on EBay.

Nelson followed through on the bet but EBay stopped bidding because EBay does not allow body parts to be auctioned on its site. The top bid was $23,600 before the auction was put to a halt.

Using "(the) bone chips for cloning or DNA extraction purposes" was prohibited by the Nelson. Other baseball players have sold goatee clippings (Tim Hudson of the Oakland A's) and used bubble gum (Luis Gonzalez of the Arizona D'backs) online.

 
  Source: espn.go.com  
    WebReporter: JFURY Show Calling Card      
  Recommendation:  
ASSESS this news: BLOCK this news. Reason:
   
  What's Your Opinion?
  
 
 
Copyright ©2014 ShortNews GmbH & Co. KG, Contact: info@shortnews.com