White Sox’s Tim Anderson to donate $500 for each stolen base to anti-violence initiatives

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CHICAGO — He’s a player that’s known not only for his enthusiasm for baseball, but also for having a passion for working in the community.

This week, Tim Anderson continued to show his desire to help the Chicago community with his latest campaign.

On Instagram, the White Sox shortstop announced that he’s starting a new fundraiser “Stealing Away at Senseless Violence,” in which he will donate $500 per steal to his League of Leaders charity.

Fans can see more on the campaign at https://pledgeit.org/tim-anderson.


Anderson has done work in the South Side community since his debut with the White Sox. On April 15, he hosted a number of young players for a viewing of the film “42” on Jackie Robinson Day.

This season, Anderson enjoyed the best start of his career, hitting .381 in the month of April with six homers and 17 RBI. For his efforts, the shortstop was named the American League’s Player of the Month.

Despite a slow start at the plate in May, Anderson is still hitting .323 with 20 RBI.

Now he continues his next initiative in what has been a very successful start to the 2019 season.


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