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November 28, 2007 at 8:53 PM

Red Sox prospects to sign autographs to support the Jimmy Fund

Championship roster at “New Stars for Young Stars III,” Jan. 12

BOSTON – New Boston Red Sox stars, including Rookie of the Year Dustin Pedroia, will sign autographs to benefit the Jimmy Fund at the third annual “New Stars for Young Stars” event. New Stars for Young Stars III will be held on Jan. 12, from 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. at Jillian’s Boston.

In addition to Pedroia, the championship lineup includes World Series game four winner and cancer survivor Jon Lester, returning Boston favorite Gabe Kapler, and minor league players Jed Lowrie, Bubba Bell, Michael Bowden, Nick Hagadone, and Justin Masterson. The player roster is subject to change.
Tickets go on sale, online only, Dec. 3, at 10 a.m. Log onto
www.jimmyfund.org/new-stars to make a purchase. Two levels of tickets are available. A $250 ticket includes an official MLB jersey, plus one of the first 40 spots in line. The rest of the tickets are $150 each. All ticket holders can bring one guest, but only one set of autographs will be allowed. A buffet lunch will be served and sports memorabilia will be on sale. In addition, there will be a raffle, silent auction and bowling contests to help strike out cancer.

New Stars for Young Stars III is hosted by the Jimmy Fund Council of Greater Boston and has quickly become a winning event, already having raised nearly $50,000 since its inception in 2005.
Founded in 1948, the Jimmy Fund is an official charity of the Boston Red Sox. It supports the fight against cancer at Boston’s Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, which is a leading cancer research and care center for adults and children, and a National Cancer Institute designated comprehensive cancer center.

For more information and to buy tickets go to
www.jimmyfund.org/new-stars or call 1-800-52-JIMMY.