PHILADELPHIA -- Phillies fans have heard that manager Gabe Kapler is a nutrition and fitness fanatic.He is ready to help you reach your fitness goals.The Phillies have two fan experiences available in a charity auction benefiting the Katharine Feeney Memorial Scholarship Fund, which is in memory of the late pioneering
PHILADELPHIA -- Phillies fans have heard that manager Gabe Kapler is a nutrition and fitness fanatic.
He is ready to help you reach your fitness goals.
The Phillies have two fan experiences available in a charity auction benefiting the Katharine Feeney Memorial Scholarship Fund, which is in memory of the late pioneering baseball executive whose career spanned 40 years. Fans can go to MLB.com/wintermeetingsauction for further details about the Phillies' experiences and other items available from other teams.
The first experience is with Kapler. The winning bidder will first receive a phone call from Kapler, who will learn about the winner and their fitness level before designing a workout suited for them. The winner will join Kapler in the Phillies clubhouse to train in the team gym, then move to his office where they will share a catered meal. Finally, they will collaborate on building a sensible nutrition plan to experiment with going forward.
The second is a round of golf with Phillies broadcaster John Kruk. The winner and two guests will play a round of golf followed by lunch with Kruk at ACE Club in Lafayette Hill, Pa.
The MLB Charity Auction, in its sixth year, will focus this year on raising money to fund an annual scholarship that will be awarded annually to a female student at the University of San Francisco who most exemplifies Feeney's character and intelligence as well as someone who possesses the ability to succeed and the willingness to mentor others. The recipient would be an individual pursuing a career in sports management who demonstrates a financial need to attain an advanced degree.
Todd Zolecki has covered the Phillies since 2003, and for MLB.com since 2009. Follow him on Twitter and Facebook and listen to his podcast.