SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) — Buster Posey is the greatest catcher in Giants history, but his legacy goes beyond baseball.
“I think we were among if not the first nonprofit he got involved with. I like to think that we helped shape his family’s philanthropy,” said Ken Sommer, Director of Advancement at George Mark Children’s House.
In 2014, Buster Posey and his wife Kristen visited the George Mark Children’s House. A pediatric palliative care center. There he met one of the patients, Justin.
“They basically sat and talked baseball. Justin wasn’t a patient he was a baseball fan and it was wonderful for him to have that opportunity,” said Sommer.
Two years later, the Posey’s launched the BP28 foundation focused on pediatric cancer research.
“If it’s not in the millions it’s in the high hundreds of thousands of children that Buster has …