DENVER (AP) -- Steffan Tubbs has no intention of holding the ball for ransom or auctioning it off on e-Bay.
The morning show co-host on Denver's K-O-A--A-M says he just wants to give it back to rightful owner -- Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki (TOO'-loh-WITT'-skee).
Tubbs says he has the ball that Tulowitzki used to record baseball's 13th-ever unassisted triple play last Sunday. Tubbs was sitting behind the dugout at Coors Field when Rockies first baseman Todd Helton threw the ball into the stands, moments after the play.
The ball is now stored in a Ziplock bag at Tubbs' home.
Tubbs says he believes the ball belongs in the Baseball Hall of Fame -- and that people who were sitting around him have offered to sign affidavits, verifying the ball's authenticity.
Tulowitzki's jersey and hat have already been sent to Cooperstown, New York -- home of baseball's Hall.
(Copyright 2007 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)
KKTV firmly believes in freedom of speech for all and we are happy to provide this forum for the community to share opinions and facts. We ask that commenters keep it clean, keep it truthful, stay on topic and be responsible. Comments left here do not necessarily represent the viewpoint of KKTV 11 News.
If you believe that any of the comments on our site are inappropriate or offensive, please tell us by clicking “Report Abuse” and answering the questions that follow. We will review any reported comments promptly.powered by Disqus
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or email@example.com.