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Curtis Granderson is one of the most likable people ever. Not just in baseball. I'm talking whole wide world here. So to hear that he's donating $5 million towards his alma mater's college does not surprise me one bit.

Curtis Granderson is one of the most likable people ever. Not just in baseball. I'm talking whole wide world here. So to hear that he's donating $5 million towards his alma mater's college does not surprise me one bit.

The University of Illinois-Chicago has plans to open a brand new baseball stadium for the 2015 season. Mr. Granderson will be supplying $5 million of the $7 million needed for the open-air, brick-and-stone stadium. The stadium is expected to hold 1,200 fans.

If Curtis Granderson ever reads this, I'd like to say...

Mr. Granderson, you are a gentleman and a scholar. Don't let anyone tell you otherwise. If you wrote a newsletter, I'd subscribe to it and read it religiously.