Seattle, WA (PRWEB) August 13, 2004
Alexander Joy Cartwright, IV, Founder of the Mr. Baseball Foundation and CEO of MR Baseball LLC will be asking the Hawaiian public for funds to raise a monument at the gravesite of his ancestor Alexander Joy Cartwright Jr. to acknowledge his Great, Great GrandfatherÂs contribution to baseball. Cartwright's gravesite at Oahu Cemetery is visited by hundreds of people each year, yet there has never been a formal marking that indicates his contributions to Hawaiian society and involvement with baseball's beginnings.
ÂThis new monument will sit next to the existing headstone and will bare the words of AlickÂs Hall of Fame Plaque in Cooperstown NY. Forever will the people of Hawaii and visitors know that Alick was both a great statesman of Hawaii and the ÂFather of BaseballÂ
The website to donate to is http://www.mrbaseball.com/fundraiser.php
Oahu Cemetery http://www.oahucemetery.org/history.html
The monument is scheduled for completion in 2006 with a ceremony scheduled around April 17th 2006, AlickÂs Birthday.
Contact: Alexander Joy Cartwright, IV
The MRBaseball Foundation
3106 Sumner Tapps Highway East
Unit A PMB 126
Sumner, WA 98390
877-551-1023; 253-640-6039 (cell)
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