This Major League shortstop is #GoingToBat to help develop young leaders
Tim Anderson, the 17th overall pick in the 2013 draft, is already well on the way to establishing himself as one the top young shortstops in the Major Leagues. After batting .283 as a rookie in 2016, Anderson began 2017 as the White Sox’ everyday shortstop.
Considering Anderson had focused primarily on basketball at Hillcrest High School in Tuscaloosa, Ala., didn’t play baseball until his junior year in 2010 and doesn’t turn 24 for another week, he’s come a long way very fast.
Frazier joins Action Team Captains on Their Final National Conference Call of the School Year
On Wednesday April 26, the Action Team hosted its third and final national conference call of the school year. Once again, the Action Team’s very own “iron man” and longtime Cincinnati Reds broadcaster George Grande hosted the call – something he has done for every one of these calls since they began in 2009. Joining George was Chicago White Sox third baseman Todd Frazier, who was excited to be joining in the call to help celebrate National Volunteer Week, ( April 23-29.)
These six placed on 2016 Players Choice Awards ballots for league-wide player voting on Tuesday, September 20
NEW YORK, September 19, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Thousands of baseball fans participated in an Internet poll on www.MLBPlayers.combetween September 13 and 18 to determine which players inspire others to higher levels of achievement by their on-field performances and contributions to their communities.
When David Robertson isn’t on the mound for the White Sox, he spends his time working with his foundation – High Socks for Hope.
Robertson and his wife, Erin, founded High Socks for Hope in 2011 after a tornado devastated his hometown of Tuscaloosa, Ala. Originally founded to support victims of natural disasters, High Socks for Hope has spread its mission to helping the homeless, disabled veterans and families in crisis.
It’s almost Action Team time. The beginning of the school year is when existing Action Team Captains – those high school students who plan and organize Action Team events in their school and community – are busy planning how they’ll make a difference during the year. It’s also when students are forming new Action Teams at high schools across the country, and, in the process – whether they know it or not – of building a legacy that they’ll remember for the rest of their lives.