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The Tomato Nation Fall Classic II: Cruz-ing

Submitted by on October 25, 2011 – 11:03 AM6 Comments

The TN Fall Classic II still needs your help! As of this writing, we’ve done a good bit — $1,001 — but we’ve still got 4K to go. Japan really got put through it this year, and that nation loves baseball almost as much as this Nation does. Your donation, no matter how small, could help repair fields, put a catcher in shin guards, and bring hope to diamond-loving kids, in Japan and all over the globe. You can stock a team with baseballs for an entire season, for just $80!

Anyone donating before midnight tonight (that’s Tuesday 25 October) could win a Pitch In For Baseball cap; a Save The Day shirt; or an Amy March shirt. (Sizes limited on those, but I should be able to make you happy.) No need to forward your receipts; the page will track you on my behalf. (In a good, non-information-shary kind of a way.) Meanwhile, let’s hope Nelson Cruz keeps hitting, because I’ll give $5 for every homer he hits across the whole postseason.

If you want to set aside a penny for every stupid/baffling thing McCarver says, that’s a handful of dollars by the top of the third! But if you have no pennies to spare, do me a favor and Tweet/FB the donation link. Thanks!




  • magreen says:

    Hey! I had missed this the first time you posted it. Not to worry, though. I outfitted a catcher before time ran out.

  • Sarah says:

    I tweeted, and asked a few people I follow (with larger followings) to RT as well.

  • Sarah D. Bunting says:

    Saw the Klaw tweet. Best! I have a podcast crush on that guy big-time. Thanks so much for doing that.

  • Sarah says:

    Someone else with a Klaw crush! We need a fan club. Team Klaw.

    David Robertson is pretty good about RT for fans, so I’m hoping he sees it and RTs soon.

  • Jan says:

    I just donated in honor of my adopted country, the home of the 2011 Baseball World Champions: The Netherlands!

    Hup Holland! Hup Oranje! Hup Honkbal!

  • Whitney says:

    Was seriously considering getting myself a rally squirrel (I already have a stuffed Cardinal, so…) but the ones they are selling in the official Cards store cost $20 and won’t be available until December. So I decided to make better use of that $20.

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