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Today's Super Ultra Valuable find on MLB Auctions: An actual NLCS game-worn helmet from Mets center fielder Carlos Beltran.

That's right, folks, for a mere $500, you too can own a helmet that Beltran used during the NLCS against the St. Louis Cardinals. (No bids as of yet.) The auction doesn't list what specific game Beltran wore the helmet for. Could be Game 1, when his homer off Jeff Weaver game the Mets a 1-0 series lead. Could be Game 4, when he hit two homers to help the Mets to a 12-5 victory, evening the series.


We know, however, that it's not Game 7, because there is no bat attached to the helmet. We suspect that, if it were that helmet, they would say so, and someone out there would pay a helluva lot more than $500.

Carlos Beltran #15 2006 NLCS Game Used Blue Batting Helmet (Right) [MLB Auctions]