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The Tomato Nation Fall Classic: Closers

Submitted by on November 3, 2010 – 10:12 AM7 Comments

Hello, friends! As of this writing, a mere $5,362 is left until we hit our goal. Great work!

The Fall Classic will remain open until Friday at noon ET, so if you’d like to donate this week, you still have time. Forward me a receipt today (don’t forget, PayPal forwards me a notice automatically, which is handy!) and you could win a copy of Bill James’s Historical Abstract — no donation too small!

Ain’t got no money? Reader Wehaf cleverly set up a way you can help Pitch In For Baseball that’s free!

Hi Sars,

I was really excited to learn about Pitch In For Baseball through the TN Fall Classic, and I nominated it for the Adirondack Fleece “Get In The Game” contest.   The winning organization gets 24 fleece blankets with their logo embroidered on it, which I figure PIFB could use for raffles or something; they’ll figure out a use, right?   (Full disclosure: the nominator, me, gets 2 blankets, and I’d be happy to offer up one or both as prizes for the TN Fall Classic if PIFB wins.)

Anyway, the contest is vote-based; every IP can vote once per day Nov. 1 – 7.   The link is here; I thought this was the kind of thing the Nation would excel at.

The Nation does excel at both voting, being awesome, and enjoying fleece blankets — let’s do it! Thanks, Wehaf!




  • Carrie Ann says:

    I finally have some money in my account this month, and after the truly awful election night in America, I need to feel good about something. Finally made my donation, a little late, and I’m doing it in honor of Senator Russ Feingold.

  • mctwin says:

    Just did the fleece-vote thing and PIFB is leading with 75% of the votes! Vote early and often!!

  • Wehaf says:

    Yay! Vote! And feel free to spread the word on Facebook/twitter/etc. :)

  • Grace says:

    I’m checking my paypal account to see if I’ve paid up my full pledge of $25 per Giants win – I may have missed one of the games they won when I was out of town. If so, I’ll chuck in the missing funds by tomorrow.

    Just came back from the Giants victory parade in San Francisco – massive crowds of happy people, beautiful weather, and I was able to get some good photos of the players as they rode by on motorized cable cars. I’m particularly proud of the shot I got of Aubrey Huff waving the rally thong. :-) The city has completely shut down today, but for all the right reasons.

  • Jen S 1.0 says:

    All right, my monies are back in their rightful hands after nefarious types attempted to abscond, so time to light a single candle rather than curse the House of Reps darkness. Onward!

  • Julia says:

    I have zero funds this fall – but voting for PIFB I can do and have done! Will vote again and every day ’til the 7th, thanks Wehaf!

  • Wehaf says:

    Pitch In For Baseball won! Woohoo!

    Now we just need to wait for voting to start on the Sweatshirt Blanket Blog, so we can get some blankets to the Jackie Robinson Foundation too. Double header!

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