Alex Rodriguez gave Tyler Hill campers the expertise of a lifetime, kicking off the annual Coloration Battle on the Glen Cove, New York, camp.
“As anybody who’s ever been to summer time camp is aware of, camp is all about once-in-a-lifetime experiences you’ll always remember so long as you reside,” mentioned Tyler Hill Camp proprietor and director, Andy Siegel. “Nothing is extra true to that than having the most effective baseball gamers in historical past escape our Coloration Battle.”
With all eyes on A-Rod, the previous Yankees slugger preached concerning the significance of teamwork.
“I’ve at all times needed to be a World Champion, and performed for nearly 25 years, and what I discovered, it takes your complete group, related pondering a technique and that’s the profitable means, and that made us a World Champion in 2009,” Rodriguez, 42, mentioned of the Bronx Bombers’ title.
Siegel additionally praised Rodriguez for the instance he set for the campers.
“The theme of Tyler Hill’s summer time has been ‘Select Gratitude,’ and Alex Rodriguez is a good position mannequin who has been dwelling these phrases by way of his charitable works and foundations,” he mentioned. “Our campers not solely cheered for A-Rod the Yankee, but additionally his superb, optimistic message. My companion Jay Jacobs, from Timber Lake Camp, and I couldn’t be prouder to introduce A-Rod to every of our camps.”
Further reporting by Samantha Donsky