New Blue Jay Rickey Henderson buys number 24 from Turner Ward for $25,000.
Toronto ace Roger Clemens gives Carlos Delgado a $20,000 Rolex after getting his number 21.
Celtic Vin Baker pays Kedrick Brown $10,000 for number 42.
For $20,000, the Bills' Mark Campbell gives number 83 to Lee Evans.
Ifeanyi Ohalete sues the Redskins' Clinton Portis, saying he's owed half of the $40,000 promised for his number 26. The trial begins next month.
The going rate for a number? Thousands of dollars. Making a new teammate happy? Priceless. After handing his number 8 over to Antoine Walker last month, the Celtics' Al Jefferson said, "I just told him to teach me everything he knows about the game.... Ain't all about the money."
Bill Scheft is on vacation.
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