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A's donate a playoff share to charity

Updated: November 27, 2012, 3:54 PM ET
Associated Press

OAKLAND, Calif. -- The Oakland Athletics players have decided to donate one full playoff share to eight local and national charitable efforts, a total of $34,325.16.

Reliever Jerry Blevins, the team's player representative, informed the front office that he and his teammates voted to donate one playoff share to charities -- including Hurricane Sandy relief efforts. The other charities are the MLB Players Trust, UMPS CARE, Oakland A's Community Fund, Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Bay Area, ...

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