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Todd Frazier contributes $10,000 to Baseball United Foundation

Point Pleasant, NJ native and member of the Cincinnati Reds donates portion of his Players Choice Awards charitable contribution to the “Grand Slam for Sandy” fundraising effort New York, NY, Tuesday, February 26, 2013 … Todd Frazier of the Cincinnati Reds and a native of Point Pleasant, NJ, has designated the Baseball United Foundation’s “Grand Slam for Sandy” fundraising effort as the recipient of a $10,000 grant from the Major League Baseball Players Trust. The donation is part of a $20,000 charitable contribution Todd received for being named by his National League peers as the 2012 National League Outstanding Rookie in Players Choice Awards balloting. Through its “Grand Slam for Sandy” fundraising effort, the Baseball United Foundation is providing much needed relief to families in Monmouth County, NJ, who were affected by Hurricane Sandy. “When Sandy hit, I knew I wanted to help out in some way. Anytime you can help families get back on their feet after such devastation, it is a no brainer,” stated Todd. The Grand Slam for Sandy fundraiser was started by Boston Red Sox minor league catcher Jayson Hernandez and his former Rutgers teammate Rob Corsi, in conjunction with the Baseball United Foundation. Many donations have come from the duo’s connections in college and professional baseball. “The Jersey Shore is my home and it has been devastated,” explained Hernandez from the Red Sox spring training...

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Help Us Build a Baseball Field in Ireland!

The Baseball United Foundation is teaming up with Baseball Ireland for the Field O’ Dreams fundraiser. We are trying to raise $20,000 by St. Patrick’s Day (March 17, 2013) to help finish the funding needed to build the field. For more information, visit the fundraiser’s website at...

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