Indians bullpen donates iPad 'ransom' to Boys & Girls Club

BY Lindsey Foltin • June 18, 2015

What started out as a joke by the Cleveland Indians' bullpen has turned into a generous charitable gesture.

Earlier this month, the Tribe bullpen received a haul of Apple products in exchange for Brandon Moss's 100th home run ball, which was held "hostage" by his teammates. Apple CEO Tim Cook took notice of the ransom note and picked up the pricey tab, which included nearly $10,000 worth of iPads, Apple watches and laptops.

On Wednesday, the bullpen guys "paid it forward" and donated 12 iPads to the local Boys & Girls Club at Progressive Field.


Photo: Cleveland Indians


Photo: Cleveland Indians


Photo: Cleveland Indians

The Boys & Girls Club told Indians officials they will use the iPads at their learning centers.



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