Up For Grabs is about the summer of 2001 when Barry Bonds would crack his 73rd home run, breaking the major league record in the process. However, what happened after that became a legal battle for the highly valued record-setting ball, as multiple fans claimed they caught it.
Up for Grabs (2004) Comedy, Documentary | 90min | 30 June 2007 (Japan) 7.5
Director: Michael WranovicsWriter: Michael WranovicsStars: Marty Appel, Barry Bonds, Patrick HayashiSummary: The absurd true story of the legal battle over the "Million-Dollar Baseball." Barry Bonds' record setting 73rd home run ball sparks a melee in the stands at Pac Bell Park in San Francisco. One guy caught the ball, another guy ended up with it. Who is the rightful owner? The lawyers can't agree; the fans can't agree; even the wisened professors of property law can't agree. This is a story documenting the hilarious lengths to which someone will go for a baseball, and the few fans that will put their lives on hold for years, staking everything on one judge's decision.