Harper says his jersey being auctioned is not as advertised
FILE - In this Sept. 27, 2015 file photo, Washington Nationals' Bryce Harper (34) waits as the catcher returns the ball during batting in the eighth inning of a baseball game against the Philadelphia Phillies at Nationals Park in Washington on Sunday, Sept. 27, 2015. Nationals' Jonathan Papelbon got into a dugout fight with teammate Harper during the inning. The website for an auction house that specializes in sports memorabilia says it is offering the Washington Nationals jersey Bryce Harper was wearing on the day he and teammate Jonathan Papelbon got into a dugout dustup last season. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
MIAMI (AP) An auction house says it is offering the jersey Bryce Harper wore during his memorable dugout fight with a teammate. He says they've got the wrong shirt.
Harper said Saturday he still has the jersey in question.
The website Lelands.com says it's taking bids for the jersey the reigning NL MVP wore during his fight last September with closer Jonathan Papelbon, who drew a four-game suspension for grabbing Harper by the throat.
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As of Saturday evening the website said there had been six bids, with a top offer of about $4,800.
Harper said he had nothing to do with the auction, and doesn't know who's behind it or how Leland's obtained one of his jerseys. Leland, based in Bohemia, New York, didn't return calls from the AP seeking comment.