Fans will now get a chance to interact with their favorite players of the Los Angeles Dodgers.
This fall will be the inaugural season of the Big Blue Fantasy Football League. With a one-time donation anywhere from $3,000 to $5,000 to join the league, players will be a part of a fantasy football league and take on Dodger players such as Clayton Kershaw, Brian Wilson, A.J. Ellis, Chris Perez, and Paul Maholm.
With the donation, fans can also attend a live, moderated draft with players on Monday, August 4 at 10 a.m. from Dodger Stadium. The event includes special guest appearances, a stadium tour, access to batting practice, goodie bags and tickets to the game against the Angels that same night. The draft day festivities will be emceed by Dodger broadcaster, Jerry Hairston Jr.
Not to mention, all proceeds will help various charities and organizations. In association with Big League Impact, a non-profit organization which links baseball stars and fantasy football for a good cause, league winners will receive donated prizes to help charity proceeds. The charities involved include the Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation, the Orthopaedic Institute for Children and the Big League Impact Basic Needs Initiative. Big League Impact Basic Needs Initiative is a non-profit organization helps gather food, water, shelter, and other essential items domestically and aborad.
A.J. Ellis was very eager to raise money and have fun with the fans:
We’re all excited to share our passion of fantasy football to raise money for some great causes,” said Dodger catcher A.J. Ellis. “I’m looking forward to some good competition and a little trash talk in the Big Blue Fantasy Football League, but like all things I do, I’m playing to win, so bring your “A” game!”
For more information on the league, fans can visit BigLeagueImpact.com. There, players can sign their team up to take on the Dodgers in an exciting fantasy football league.
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