Organizers and teams from the Heartland Classic, the interstate baseball tournament that begins Tuesday in Norman and Moore, will hold a silent auction that runs through Thursday to benefit tornado victims.
Photos and a list of items will be available for viewing at Norman, Norman North and Southmoore, where the tournament is being played.
Monday night's home run derby was canceled due to rain and the opening ceremonies moved from Southmoore to Sooner Legends in Norman.
Items include a football autographed by four Oklahoma Heisman Trophy winners, a Stan Musial autographed baseball, a Warren Spahn autographed baseball, an autographed Thunder baseball, an autographed Oakland A's bat donated by Team Georgia, a Todd Helton autographed baseball and several other items.
Team Maryland brought several items donated by the Baltimore Orioles and other organizations in the state, including an Adam Jones autographed bat and photos signed by Al Bumbry, Matt Wieters and Owasso graduate Dylan Bundy.
An Essex, Md., teacher is driving to the state will school supplied and a $2,000 check, according to the Baltimore Sun. Another school raised $900.
NORMAN NORTH'S PRINCE COMMITS TO TULSA
Norman North's Payton Prince felt at home at the University of Tulsa.
Sunday, the tight end decided he didn't want to wait any longer, committing to the Golden Hurricane.
“I know it's best for me and my family,” Prince said.
Prince (6-foot-4, 237 pounds) also had offers from Illinois, Memphis and New Mexico.
Prince helped the Timberwolves to the Class 6A state championship game last year with 568 yards and 10 touchdowns receiving.
Prince is the fourth in-state commit for Tulsa. He joins Tulsa Central running back D'Angelo Brewer, Tulsa McLain athlete Nigel Carter and Bixby offensive lineman Chandler Miller.
CORNWELL READY FOR BAMA
After a good trip to Virginia Tech, Norman North quarterback David Cornwell wasn't sure what to think when he traveled to Tuscaloosa, Ala., for a final trip before making his decision.
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