2017 Nominee – Charlie Morton
Team: Houston Astros
Charlie Morton is a pitcher for the Houston Astros. In his first year with the Club, he has contributed his time and resources to provide a unique experience for military members and their families at Minute Maid Park.
Morton selects two games each month in partnership with the Wounded Warrior Project. 30 Field Box tickets are provided to the Wounded Warrior Project along with $60 spending money courtesy of Morton for each member to enjoy.
Prior to each selected game, Morton hosts a meet and greet and spends time with every veteran, individually, answering questions and signing autographs.
This year over nine games, 270 veterans and family members will have the opportunity to enjoy a Major League Baseball experience courtesy of Morton.