Yankees HOPE Week makes big splash

It was water balloons and baseball memories for a crew of kids affected by 9/11

Updated: July 28, 2011, 3:08 AM ET
By Kieran Darcy | ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- Most of the 46,132 people at Yankee Stadium on Tuesday will remember it as the day CC Sabathia struck out 14 Mariners and flirted with perfection.

I will remember it as the day I witnessed a world-class water balloon fight, and got to feel like a kid again.

For that, I owe a big thanks to my good pal Brendan, and to an organization called Tuesday's Children.

Tuesday's Children was founded in 2002, a year after the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. Its primary ...

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