#GoingToBat Community Spotlight

#GoingToBat Community Spotlight

The #GoingToBat Community Spotlight features individual Major Leaguers and their charity efforts in the community. To learn more about the charitable interests and activities of Major Leaguers, please visit http://playerstrust.org/individual-player-charities/

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#GoingToBat Community Spotlight: Cole Hamels
Cole Hamels hasn’t added an inch to his 6-foot-4 frame but his reach through The Hamels Foundation keeps extending its educational mission. Hamels and his wife Heidi established their charity in 2009 while he was pitching for the Philadelphia Phillies. Six years later, The Hamels Foundation has provided more than $1 million in grants to Philadelphia area schools. Not surprisingly, The...
Feb 26, 2016 1:00 PM ET
#GoingToBat Community Spotlight: Miguel Cabrera
Miggy making a difference in kids’ lives MIAMI, Fla. -- Miguel Cabrera traded in his uniform for a tuxedo a few weeks ago at The Miggy Ball Gala, his foundation’s inaugural charity event. The event was held at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts in Miami, where Cabrera resides in the offseason. Live and silent auctions were held during the Jan. 28...
Feb 19, 2016 3:35 PM ET
#GoingToBat Community Spotlight: David Price
Price kicks in $300,000 for field for disabled kids MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Home was where David Price’s heart was last week when he announced he was donating $300,000 toward a baseball field designed to accommodate disabled kids at the same park he began his ascent as a player. “One day of a couple of hours of baseball doesn’t raise a lot of eyebrows for myself or...
Feb 12, 2016 1:45 PM ET
#GoingToBat Community Spotlight: Justin Turner
Justin Turner’s inaugural tournament at Brookside Golf Club to benefit the Los Angeles Dream Center drew support from teammates Austin Barnes, Yasmani Grandal, Kiké Hernandez, Adam Liberatore and Joc Pederson along with former professional boxing champion Oscar De La Hoya. “Being a public figure, athlete and role model it’s important to use that platform to give back,” Turner said...
Feb 5, 2016 6:30 PM ET

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