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Jersey worn by Lynn Swann approaches $20K with auction deadline nearing |

Jersey worn by Lynn Swann approaches $20K with auction deadline nearing

Joe Rutter
Game-worn jerseys of Jerome Bettis and Lynn Swann are among items from the Pittsburgh Steelers items being auctioned off at

As time winds down on the latest chance to bid on Pittsburgh Steelers’ game-worn memorabilia, a 1980 Lynn Swann jersey has gotten a high bid of $19,488.

The jersey worn by the Hall of Fame wide receiver is the top item in a collection of 32 Steelers-related memorabilia available for auction on Bidding ends at 10 p.m. Friday.

The Steelers items are part of the auction house’s Classic Auction Winter 2019 collection. A portion of the proceeds from the Steelers items will be donated to the Chuck Noll Foundation for Brain Research.

Another popular item up for auction is a 2000 game-worn jersey by Hall of Fame running back Jerome Bettis. It’s latest bid is for $5,707. A 2013 jersey worn by running back Le’Veon Bell when he scored his first NFL touchdown has received a singular bid, but it is for $5,000.

Other popular items include a 2016 bumblebee throwback jersey worn by linebacker James Harrison ($3,543 bid), a 2001 Kordell Stewart jersey ($2,420), a 2005 James Farrior jersey ($2,015) and a 2001 Hines Ward jersey ($1,902).

Joe Rutter is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Joe at [email protected] or via Twitter @tribjoerutter.