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Bat used to make last out in 2005 World Series
On Oct. 26, 2005, at Minute Maid Park in Houston, with the White Sox up 1-0 in the bottom of the ninth, Bobby Jenks faced pinch hitter Orlando Palmeiro. Two outs. Jason Lane was on second base. The count was 1-2.
Palmeiro then hit a slow roller. Shortstop Juan Uribe charged the ball and fired to first to barely nail Palmeiro, setting off a wild celebration at the pitcher's mound.
At auction, Harry Carays bought the bat for $18,400 and it's now on display at the Navy Pier location. Palmeiro reportedly donated the proceeds to charity.
July 7, 2011