Boy donated trip money to save his school district

Updated: February 13, 2006, 9:04 PM ET
Associated Press

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- A 12-year-old New York Yankees fan who saved $1,000 so he could go to a game in the Bronx gave up the money to help keep his local school open. Then Yankees owner George Steinbrenner found out about the boy's charity and invited him to New York.

“ It was a sound, mature and virtuous decision. It was the right thing to go. We're going to give him a New York Yankees welcome. ”

— George Steinbrenner

"Jonathan, ...

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