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We’re usually pretty snarky here, but occasionally we’ll give credit where it’s due. This morning, Cole and Heidi Hamels were on a bit of a media tour before announcing $200,000 in grants handed out by their foundation to Philadelphia public schools.
Swenson High School received the largest grant, $50,000, which will go towards building a gym that essentially doesn’t exist. The school also hosted a ceremony to announce the other recipients.
Pretty much everyone on the team is involved with some sort of charity, but $200,000 is a substantial sum of money, and, after talking to Cole and Heidi, it’s obvious they spent a lot of time touring the schools to understand their problems.
I know most of you are wondering if doing a bunch of interviews on a game day is a distraction… so I asked him about it. There wasn't really a lot of room for baseball discussion – we were in a high school library surrounded by about 20 people – but here’s a few minutes of Cole and Heidi talking about their charity, Cole’s game-day routine, and even an awkward outtake when Heidi showed up.
I really need something better than an iPhone for this sort of thing- the audio is awful.
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Cole and Heidi Hamels (2007 Jessica Simpson?) hosted their Inuagural Diamonds and Denim event at the Union Trust Steak House in Center City. The event encourages attendees to sport, well, denim and fashion.
And, of course, more pictures of Cole Hamels and breasts.
It ain't easy being Cole.