In the baseball world of smug, cheating, lying, cover-ups and excuses, it’s a comfort to know that there are a group of “good guys” to cheer on. The
Philadelphia Phillies are World Champs on and off the field.
The Phillies clubhouse is filled with a bunch of good people and it’s something Philadelphia should be proud of.
Cole Hamels plans to adopt an AIDS orphan from Ethiopia.
Hamels and his wife also plan on building a girls’ school in Malawi.
Jamie Moyer has cemented his place in community efforts. Moyer himself adopted a child from Guatemala.
Moyer and his wife Karen have raised over $16 million to help children in distress since 2000. The Moyer Foundation came to Philly when the veteran pitcher was traded to his hometown Phillies in 2006.
To many pet lovers in the area, Chase Utley is a champion beyond measure. He and his wife provide much support to the PSPCA (Pennsylvania Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals).
Jimmy Rollins hosts Jimmy Rollins BaseBowl, an annual bowling tournament, which raises money to help children in Philadelphia suffering from chronic pain and arthritis.
Shane Victorino hosts a charity golf tournament. The proceeds go to the Aloha Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association.