Originally posted on It's Always Sunny in Detroit  |  Last updated 8/28/13
via http://opoutofleftfield.blogspot.com/ Some might say that Justin Verlander has been charitable toward opposing hitters this season.  Through Tuesday’s start, he was allowing hitters to hit .257 against him.  In comparison, opposing hitters have hit .190 against Max Scherzer and .226 against Anibal Sanchez. On Wednesday, JV’s philanthropic attitude contributed to something a lot more productive than fellow American League hitters.  He announced that he is committing $1 million to provide mental-health support to Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans who live in Detroit and Richmond and Norfolk, Virginia, his home state. Verlander’s program, called “Wins for Warriors” will contribute money to two  organizations: Give an Hour, which asks mental health professionals throughout the country to donate one free hour a week for services to military personnel, and The Mission Continues, which awards community-service fellowships to post-September 11th veterans. He spoke at a press conference ...
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