Nov. 7, 2009
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. - Photo Gallery From Coach Murphy's Charity Home Run Derby
Ike Davis edged Colin Curtis in the Final Round of Pat Murphy's Charity Home Run Derby at Scottsdale Stadium. Many former Sun Devil stars were on hand to watch the Home Run Derby and meet boxing legend Muhammad Ali.
Ike Davis, Colin Curtis, Brett Wallace and Jason Kipnis joined former Vanderbilt standout and #2 overall pick in the 2008 MLB Draft Pedro Alvarez in the home run contest. Davis edged Curtis in the finals to take home the title.
The Home Run Derby & Family Fun Fall Festival benefited The Crossroads, Inc. Transitional living for people in recovery. Substance abuse affects all of our lives. The Crossroads, Inc. has provided a safe and healthy environment for people recovering from alcoholism and addiction for nearly 50 years in the Phoenix area. Throughout its six facilities, it impacts residents, alumni, and community members with continuing support meetings and educational scholarships.