After lighting it up in Seattle and Arlington, A-Rod joined the Yankees in 2004—the same year he wore these spikes. They show solid wear throughout with soiling and contact marks; they're signed, "Alex Rodriguez / Game Used / 2004" ("6" strength); and they're notated with his Yankee uniform number "13". Whereas the gloves are marked with the number "3" of his pre-Yankee era and their signatures read, "ARod Game Used" ("4" strength). PSA/DNA Stickers/Certs and ARod Authenticated Stickers.
Huggins and Scott is allowing the winning bidder 45 days from the date when payment is received to have the item independently authenticated. Payment must, however, be made within two weeks from the end of the auction. Huggins and Scott is not responsible for any authentication fees or shipping charges incurred by the winning bidder but H&S will refund the hammer price and buyer's premium if the item does not pass authentication with a reputable third party company.