Yankees' Sabathia doles out backpacks to kids

New York Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia vistied school children at P.S. 94 in the Bronx to hand out backpacks full of school supplies Wednesday.

New York Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia vistied school children at P.S. 94 in the Bronx to hand out backpacks full of school supplies Wednesday. (9/14/16)

NORWOOD - New York Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia doled out more than 100 backpacks full of school supplies Wednesday to students at P.S. 94. in Norwood

It was on behalf of  Major League Baseball's Pitch In Foundation, which filled the bags with notebooks, pads and other gear students need to prepare for the start of school.

This was Sabathia's first visit to the Bronx school, and many in attendance said they were excited to meet the future Hall of Famer. 

The Yankee initially became involved in the program in his hometown, but then he moved on to many others. 

Organizers say more than 30,000 backpacks have been given out to children around the country this year. 

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

1 Word on the Street: Dating apps and self-esteem
2 Bronx Sportscast, April 24
VIDEO: Suspected gang members arrested in the Bronx 3 VIDEO: Suspected gang members arrested in the Bronx
A man was attacked and robbed inside his 4 Man attacked by 2 teens inside apartment building
A man was shot in the neck in 5 Man shot in the neck in Unionport

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE