In The Spotlight
Philadelphia, PA - The Carson Wentz AO1 Foundation, a project at the Giving Back Fund, raised more than $850,000 net at its inaugural AO1 Foundation Charity Softball Game. On June 1st, Citizens Bank Park held more than 25,000 fans who came to the diamond to cheer on 25 members of the Super Bowl LII-winning Philadelphia Eagles as they took the field for a home run derby and softball game.
Philadelphia, PA - Lehigh Valley first baseman Joey Meneses, Lakewood left-hander Will Stewart and Lakewood shortstop Nick Maton have been selected as the Phillies Minor League Hitter, Pitcher and Defender of the Month, respectively, for May.
Philadelphia, PA - The Phillies have selected Alec Bohm, a 21-year-old third baseman from Wichita State University, in the first round (No. 3 overall) of the 2018 First-Year Player Draft, Johnny Almaraz, Director of Amateur Scouting, announced tonight.
Philadelphia, PA - The Phillie Phanatic and Phillies Ballgirls joined a parade of 20 preschool children with autism on Friday, in celebration of SPIN's new Discovery Yard-an outdoor science classroom at one of the nonprofit's early childhood centers in Northeast Philadelphia. Thanks to a $10,000 grant from Phillies Charities, Inc., The SPIN Discovery Yard was transformed from an underutilized play space into a fully equipped, interactive classroom.