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Phillies’ Star Player Scores for Animals

Written by PETA | November 4, 2009

My husband, Tim, thinks that I’m rooting for the Philadelphia Phillies to win the World Series because he’s a lifelong Boston Red Sox fan (i.e., Yankee hater). It’s fine with me if I get extra points for rooting “against” the Yankees, but I’m really rooting for the Phillies because of second baseman Chase Utley.


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Chase Utley


Chase and his wife, Jen, are huge advocates for animals. They’ve participated in “Save a Pet at the Park,” and they organized the Utley’s All-Star Animals fundraisers, which raised more than $200,000 for the Pennsylvania Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.

Even if the Phillies don’t win this year’s World Series, Chase Utley has already proven he’s top dog when it comes to caring about companion animals.

Written by Karin Bennett

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  • lynda downie says:

    Way to go Chase! What a honey bunch!

  • Brien Comerford says:

    Chase Utley is indisputably one of the most talented players in Major League Baseball. He’s obviously one of the most compassionate too. I always cheer for the Cardinals though because Tony La Russa is a longstanding ethical vegetarian and he’s affiliated with a no kill animal shelter.