Gloves 4 Troops

Josh Flynt '11 | Feb. 21, 2013 | Irish UNDerground

Gloves 4 Troops

In between workouts and enjoying an offseason at his parents’ home in Torrance, Calif., Vance Albitz, a minor leaguer in the St. Louis Cardinals organization, stumbled upon an article that sparked a brilliant idea.

Albitz read about a soldier who was asked what he wanted people to send him overseas.

The soldier’s response? Baseball gloves and a ball, so he and another comrade could play catch.

Led by former Irish infielder and first-year assistant coach Eddie Smith (’06), the Notre Dame baseball team is lending a hand to Albitz’s noble efforts.

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 by Daily Domer Staff

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