eBay, Schmebay -- Look What the City's Sellin'
|Apparently, somebody at Dallas City Hall is cleaning out the prize closet to make a few extra dollars during the budget crunch.|
Dunno why there are two Kurt Warner items up for bid (a signed jersey and an autographed helmet from his Ram-tough days in St. Louis). But the other three items have decidedly Dallas connections: a framed print of Mickey Mantle, signed by the New York Yankee legend and former Watson Circle resident; a framed cover of Life magazine featuring Roger Staubach and Tom Landry (whose autographs are included); and a Dallas Stars jersey signed by the 1999 squad, which only last week celebrated the 10th anniversary of sipping from the Stanley Cup. Fourteen bids later, and the jersey's still only up to $110 -- hell of a deal. But the price is sure to skyrocket, as bidding is open till July 6 -- which is just as well, considering Dallas can use every last penny it can find right about now.