Taking a page out of MTV's Rock N' Jock Softball Challenge in the 1990s, MLB's "Legends and Celebrity Softball Game" tradition debuted at the 2001 Mid-Summer Classic and continues up through today. Perennial participant Ozzie Smith donned this jersey at the 2002 Milwaukee contest, where the rosters included John Kruk, Don Mattingly, George Brett, Howie Long, Meat Loaf, Kevin James, Picabo Street and Coolio. The size-44, Majestic "Authentic Collection" garment shows light wear.
Huggins and Scott is allowing the winning bidder 45 days from the date when payment is received to have the item independently authenticated. Payment must, however, be made within two weeks from the end of the auction. Huggins and Scott is not responsible for any authentication fees or shipping charges incurred by the winning bidder but H&S will refund the hammer price and buyer's premium if the item does not pass authentication with a reputable third party company.