Red Sox Win Comissioner’s Award For Community Work

Red Sox receive MLB award for philanthropy

      ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) – The Boston Red Sox have received Major
League Baseball's first commissioner's award for philanthropic
excellence.
      The award was presented Wednesday by Bud Selig to Red Sox
chairman Tom Wener. Selig praised the impact of the Red Sox
Scholars program. MLB will give a $10,000 grant to the Red Sox
Foundation, which selects 25 economically disadvantaged fifth
graders from public school each year. They receive tutoring,
mentoring, after school enrichment and summer camp assistance
through the 12th grade, culminating with a $10,000 college
scholarship.
      
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