O’DAY HONORED AS ORIOLES NOMINEE FOR BOB FELLER AWARD


O’DAY HONORED AS ORIOLES NOMINEE FOR BOB FELLER AWARD

Orioles reliever Darren O’Day was honored on June 20 in a pre-game ceremony as the team’s nominee for the 2017 Bob Feller Act of Valor Award, which recognizes and honors those who support our nation’s service men and women.

Bob Feller was a Hall of Fame pitcher for the Cleveland Indians who served four years in the United States Navy during World War II in the middle of his playing career, the first American professional athlete to enlist.

O’Day has been a strong supporter of military personnel in the Baltimore area for the past several years, sponsoring the Orioles Military Sunday Suite program, where every Sunday home game, the Orioles donate a catered private suite to wounded soldiers and other active duty and veteran military organizations. He also donates $50 for each strikeout to Luke’s Wings, a non‐profit military organization dedicated to the support of current and former service members who have been wounded in battle.

He also donates his time, as he joined other Orioles in May at at youth clinic for 100 Little Leaguers from Ft. Meade for the second consecutive year and also visited military personnel at a USO-Sponsored event art Joint Base Myer-Henderson.

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