You Can Be The Proud Owner of the Red Sox 1912 World Series Trophy

You Can Be The Proud Owner of the Red Sox 1912 World Series Trophy. This legendary piece of Red Sox history, presented to manager Jake Stahl in 1912, is up for grabs again, courtesy of Heritage Auctions. “As one of the few (and certainly one of the very earliest) privately held Major League World Championship trophies, this remarkable offering is among the most exciting happenings in Red Sox Nation since the Curse of the Bambino was cured,” the auctioneer says. The highest bid is currently listed at $90,000, with the trophy itself at an estimated worth of $300,000. Think you can top it? The auction runs until August 2. [CBS] —Tom Vellner

Two Boston-Area Hostages Freed In Egypt. Rev. Michel Louis and Lissa Alphonse, who were kidnapped on Friday en route to a Christian monastery, have been released, according to Egypt’s head of security Gen. Ahmed Bakr and their kidnapper. [WBUR]

Temps Today Could Hit 98 or 101 Degrees. Heat-related public service announcement: Cool down with one of these lemonades, set up shop on one of Boston’s clean beaches, or, if you must, take the opportunity to grumble about global warming. []

The Short List on Today’s Funniest Crime Report. Headline: “Experienced, possibly small thieves hit 3 New Bedford stores.” Description of the perp: “… it’s believed the thief who entered is very small, or possibly a child.” [WCVB]

Photo: Giant, 21-Pound Lobster with Foot-Long Claws. “I had its tail on my shoulder and I had each claw in one of my hands, and it was as long as my arms and as big as my torso. It’s giant,” said Elise Costa, manager of Capt’n Elmers in Orleans, which has the giant lobster on display. It’s quite possible that this lobster is larger (bigger? taller?) than the perp listed above. [CBS]

Here’s a Really Terrible Reason to Skip the Dark Knight. Save your 10 bucks and check out Elizabeth Warren’s donor list since it’s filled with celebrities like a summer blockbuster. See what Joe Battenfield did there? [Herald]