What is the cost of a battery for a MacBook Pro purchased in Mid 2009?

What is the cost of a battery for a MacBook Pro purchased in Mid 2009?

99 bucks from OWC http://eshop.macsales.com/item/NewerTech/BAP13MBU65V/
DIY guide https://www.ifixit.com/Guide/MacBook+Pro+13-Inch+Unibody+Mid+2009+Battery+Replac ement/1332

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