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RBI Foundation of Houston Annual Awards Banquet

The RBI Foundation of Houston is holding their annual banquet on Janarary 19th at the Westin Galleria Hotel in Houston TX. The event will recognize many players and coaches between high schools and colleges. Two college baseball players in Matt Langwell of Rice and Kyle Russell will pick up The Charlie Maiorana Awards. The full list of honorees is available by clicking here. If you are interested in purchasing a table please contact Butch Ghutzman at (281) 222-9999.

The Recycled Baseball Items Foundation (RBI) is a non-profit 501 (c) (3) organization committed to keeping the Greater Houston Area’s underprivileged youth off the streets, away from gangs, crime, and drugs, while offering them a positive and viable alternative in the form of participation in baseball/softball. RBI accomplishes this by providing baseball equipment, instructional clinics and college scholarships.

David Murphy benefit scheduled

David MurphyDavid Murphy, a freshman infielder for the Houston Cougars has been diagnosed with acute lymphoid leukemia in September. He has been undergoing treatments since that day including chemotherapy at Texas Children’s Hospital. Murphy though participated in many of the Fall practices including hitting a home run in an intrasquad scrimmage.

The Houston Cougars and David Murphy will be hosting a benefit this weekend which includes a clinic, silent auction, and All Star/Participant Exhibition Game. The event will take place in Beaumont TX at the SETX Baseball Academy at the Ford Park Baseball Fields.

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