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MLB Teams to Donate $1 Million to Tsunami Victims


Major League Baseball's 30 teams and its players' association have announced that they will donate $1 million to help victims of last month's Indian Ocean tsunami.

Commissioner Bud Selig said the horrific tsunami that devastated South Asia took an enormous toll that he called "incomprehensible" to those who watched the devastation on television.

Players' union head Donald Fehr said his organization hopes the contribution will help those trying to rebuild their lives.

In addition the New York Yankees team, which has the highest payroll in baseball, will donate $1 million from the proceeds of its season opener against the World Series Champion Boston Red Sox April 3.

Some information for this story provided by AP.

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