Mo'ne Davis-Signed Baseball Commands Big Bucks on eBay*
While Mo’ne Davis and her Pennsylvania team lost 8-1 to Nevada on Wednesday night in the Little League World Series, it hasn’t stopped Mo’ne Mania. Just how crazy has the fandom become for the 13-year-old Sports Illustrated cover girl? A baseball she signed during the tournament went for $510 in an eBay auction that ended on Thursday morning. You know, just $436 dollars more than a current auction for a Willie Mays-signed ball and close to $500 more than a Troy Tulowitzki-autographed ball. No big deal or anything.
Here’s to hoping the auctioneer at least donates the proceeds to the Taney team or to a Philadelphia-based charity.
*UPDATE: If the news that a Mo’ne Davis autographed baseball had gone for over $500 on eBay hadn’t convinced you that the Philadelphia teen was the official queen of summer (sorry, Iggy Azalea), than the wave of tribute videos playing off her pun-perfect name might just do the trick.