This story ties together many BLUE for Kids supporters, including us.
Last year, I met umpire Richard "Dick" Davidson while at the NASO Summit in Denver. Dick signed up for our e-mail list while there and recently received our e-mail regarding the BLUE for Kids sports auction.
The e-mail led him to bid on and eventually win 2 tickets to this year's All-Star game at Yankee Stadium!
These tickets, donated by MLB umpire Sam Holbrook, will be special ones to have considering this is the last year baseball will be played at Yankee stadium before moving to new confines next year. It's also special for BLUE for Kids as the money will fund an entire children’s hospital event.
Another connection is that a few years ago, Dick attended the Southern Umpires Camp, a BLUE for Kids sponsor where he received instruction from BLUE for Kids founder and MLB umpire Marvin Hudson.
I think it's neat how small contributions or connections from several individuals and entities, including the very small thing we did in sending out an e-mail, cumulated in making a greater difference in the lives of others than any one individual provided.
Enjoy the game Dick! Please send pictures.
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