SEATTLE — It's not that Jamie Moyer regrets becoming a pitcher, throwing for eight Major League Baseball teams over a noteworthy career that lasted some 25 years.
But he just didn't want catching the corner for another strikeout to be his only legacy. He wanted to make a difference in someone's life.
And that's how Mr. Moyer, with the help of his wife, Karen Moyer, started programs to comfort children grieving the loss of a family member or enduring the heartache of having a family member with drug or alcohol problems. The Moyer Foundation began 16 years ago when Mr. Moyer was a Seattle Mariner.
“I just thought we could do more,” he says when asked why he and his wife started the foundation. “Let's give back more. Let's find a way. So we created our foundation.”Read Full Article