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Chris Sale Donates $1 Million To Florida Gulf Coast Athletic Program

Posted On: Dec 8, 2019   |   Posted By: NESN

Chris Sale Donates $1 Million To Florida Gulf Coast Athletic Program

Most people know Chris Sale as the Boston Red Sox's ace, but some down south know him as a Florida Gulf Coast University Alum.
The southpaw lived up to that reputation Friday night when he presented a $1 million check to the University's athletic program as part of a fundraising campaign.
Chris Sale Family makes $1 million lead gift to FGCUEagles to kick-off E.A.G.L.E. Fundraising Campaign
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- FGCU Eagles December 7, 2019
“There has been a core group of people at FGCU who have really helped the University grow over the years. The Swanson Family has done so much for the baseball program specifically and we're trying to broaden that support overall,” Sale said, per the school's press release. “It's been great what supporters like the Swanson Family have done; I'm happy to follow in their footsteps to help make an impact. This University holds so many special memories for Brianne and I - we have discussed making this donation for a while...

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