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Los Angeles Dodgers Host Autism Awareness Game

June 20, 2014

June 20, 2014 - On Tuesday, the Los Angeles Dodgers welcomed autism families and friends to Autism Awareness Day at Dodger Stadium as the Dodgers took on the\ Colorado Rockies. It was a star-studded, exciting day at Chavez Ravine. Autism Speaks volunteers from Southern California had the chance to take the field during pregame ceremonies and interact with players on the field. Sam Katz threw out the first pitch. Sam and his parents, Dan and Lisa, are regularly among the top 5 fundraisers for the Los Angeles Walk. Also stopping by to hoist the Stanley Cup were the Los Angeles Kings.

Boston Red Sox Host 2014 Autism Awareness Day at Fenway Park

May 05, 2014

(May 5, 2014) - The Boston Red Sox hosted nearly 1,300 individuals, families and supporters of New England’s autism community on Autism Awareness Day at Fenway Park in Boston on Saturday as part of Major League Baseball’s partnership with Autism Speaks.  The Red Sox beat the Oakland A’s, 6-3, on a clear spring day that began with the team’s special guests—kids, adults and families affected by autism—taking part in the pre-game ceremonies, including throwing out the ceremonial first pitch, performing honorary bat boy duties and announ