LA Dodgers Pitch In To Aid Joplin Tornado Relief Efforts

LOS ANGELES (CBS) — Several Los Angeles Dodgers players and manager Don Mattingly will sign autographs before Sunday’s game against the Florida Marlins at Dodger Stadium to raise funds for tornado relief efforts in Joplin, Missouri.

Dodger relief pitcher Scott Elbert, who was born in Joplin, will be among the players expected to sign autographs from 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. in Parking Lot 6 during the Viva Los Dodgers festival. A $5 donation is encouraged.

The other players expected to participate in the signing session are pitchers Chad Billingsley, Javy Guerra, Matt Guerrier, Kenley Jansen, Mike MacDougal, Ted Lilly and Ramon Troncoso,

Donations of cash and checks will be accepted. Checks should be made out to “The Salvation Army Disaster Relief.”

(©2011 CBS Local Media, a division of CBS Radio Inc. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. Wire services contributed to this report.)

Comments

One Comment

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More From CBS Los Angeles

KNX 1070 Newsradio
Play.It

Listen Live