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‘Millions’ of children have been helped by Buster Posey’s cancer research foundation [Video]

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.

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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.

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“If it’s not in the millions it’s in the high hundreds of thousands of children that Buster has …

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