The Kansas City Star’s Sam Mellinger ascertained via the Royals Corner message board that Tony Peña™s 2003 AL Manager Of The Year Award was just sold on eBay for the princely sum of $200.00 (link courtesy Baseball Think Factory).

You’re probably sick of the constant reminders of the tough financial times we’re living in, but I would deeply appreciate all CSTB readers sparing a thought this evening for the person(s) most likely hurt by this transaction : whichever pawn shop owner is sitting on Angel Berroa’s Rookie Of The Year trophy from the same season.