They did it to raise money and awareness for homeless youth in Philadelphia, as part of the Covenant House “Sleep Out” program.
Eyewitness News did a ‘VO/SOT’ on it this morning, which is fancy industry lingo for “video + sound on tape,” where the anchor reads some copy before cutting to a soundbite:
Here are a couple of photos from John Clark via Phillies VP of Communications Bonnie Clark:
Nice job by Charlie Manuel, Larry Bowa and many with Phillies sleeping out in Philly tonight to bring awareness to the homeless in our city with @CovenantHousePA #Phillies
📸 @duffyclark pic.twitter.com/tGMXkH4YmS
— John Clark (@JClarkNBCS) November 22, 2019
Nice job indeed.