World Champs Give Back

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.

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The Phillies clubhouse is filled with a bunch of good people and it’s something Philadelphia should be proud of.
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Cole Hamels plans to adopt an AIDS orphan from Ethiopia.
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Hamels and his wife also plan on building a girls’ school in Malawi.
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Jamie Moyer has cemented his place in community efforts. Moyer himself adopted a child from Guatemala.
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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.
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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).
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Jimmy Rollins hosts Jimmy Rollins BaseBowl, an annual bowling tournament, which raises money to help children in Philadelphia suffering from chronic pain and arthritis.
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Shane Victorino hosts a charity golf tournament. The proceeds go to the Aloha Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association.
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