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SBD/Issue 150/Events & Attractions
MLB Announces Promos, Events Around All-Star Game In St. Louis
Published April 23, 2009
HIP HIP, JORGE: Yankees C Jorge Posada, his wife and People magazine Managing Editor Larry Hackett appeared on NBC’s “Today” this morning to promote the “All-Stars Among Us” campaign. Hackett said, “You’re taking two great American traditions -- People magazine and obviously (MLB) and the All-Star Game -- and we decided what a great way to have folks vote on who they think are the great heroes in their neighborhood.” Posada's son suffers from craniosynostosis, and Posada said he created his self-named foundation charity the fight the condition. Posada: “We have helped a lot of kids with the same condition” (“Today,” NBC, 4/23).