MLB will donate $500,000 to aid Gulf Coast victims of Hurricane Ike

Updated: September 21, 2008, 1:27 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

Major League Baseball will donate $500,000 to benefit the victims of Hurricane Ike, and also will conduct activities asking fans to chip in.

MLB's donation will go to the Gulf Coast Ike Relief Fund, the official fund established by Houston Mayor Bill White.

"Major League Baseball, as a social institution with important social responsibilities, has a unique platform to help those who suffered from and were displaced by Hurricane Ike," MLB commissioner Bud Selig said in a release. "In ...

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