Strike 3 Foundation

The Strike 3 Foundation heightens awareness, mobilizes support, and raises funding for childhood cancer research.

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About the Strike 3 Foundation

The Strike 3 Foundation is a charitable agency that heightens awareness, mobilizes support, and raises funding for childhood cancer research.

Strike 3 Foundation logoFounded in 2008 by MLB pitcher Craig Breslow, the tenets of the Strike 3 Foundation had been in place for some time.

At age 14, Craig’s sister was diagnosed with thyroid cancer. More than fifteen years later, she lives an unrestricted life as a cancer survivor.

Unequivocally, this success story is attributed to advancements in pediatric oncology treatment and research funded largely through generous donations and charitable efforts.

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Grant Requests

The Strike 3 Foundation welcomes grant proposals by worthwhile individuals and research institutions. A committee has been established to evaluate these proposals. Please note, that given the volume of inquiries, it is impossible to accept all requests, however the Strike 3 Foundation ensures that all submissions will be evaluated without discrimination.

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About Craig Breslow

Craig Breslow pitching for the Red SoxAfter growing up in nearby Trumbull, Connecticut, Craig Breslow graduated from Yale University in 2002, and in 2005 became the first Bulldog to reach the Major Leagues since Ron Darling. He has pitched for the Padres, Indians, two stints with the Twins, Athletics, Diamondbacks, two stints with the Red Sox, Marlins, and is once again with the Indians.

A molecular biophysics and biochemistry major, Breslow earned All-Ivy honors in a junior season that included a 16-strikeout performance vs. Cornell and a one-hit shutout at Harvard. Craig was named captain of the 2002 squad.

Craig is a 1998 graduate of Trumbull High School, and his hobbies include golf, reading, and crossword puzzles.

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About Andrew Bailey

Andrew Bailey - Los Angeles AngelsAfter making a splash with the Oakland Athletics by setting a club record with 26 saves as a rookie, Andrew Bailey was selected as the 2009 American League Rookie of the Year. In addition to Oakland, he has pitched for the Boston Red Sox, New York Yankees, Philadelphia Phillies, and, currently, the Los Angeles Angels.

Andrew graduated in 2006 from Wagner College where his uniform number 17 is retired. At Wagner, Andrew amassed 14 wins and graduated with a school record 237 strikeouts while leading the Seahawks to three straight NEC Tournament appearances.

Andrew is a 2002 graduate of Paul VI High School in Haddonfield, NJ where he was a second team All-South Jersey selection as a senior.


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Strike 3 Foundation All-Stars

The Strike 3 Foundation All-Star Team is an advisory panel of MLB players who have donated their time and services to further the mission of this organization. Strike 3 is aiming to recruit "All-Stars" from each Major League team to maintain a presence in every Major League city.

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Strike 3 Foundation All-Stars Among Us

The All-Stars Among Us Team is a comprised of regular, everyday people who are pitching in to make a difference and help fight childhood cancer. Click the roster below to find out more about individuals who are helping the Strike 3 Foundation's mission.

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Board of Directors and Officers

Craig Breslow Executive Director  
Joe Lizza Chief Operating Officer  
Abe Breslow Vice President  
Andrew Bailey Director of Development  
Kelly Breslow Director of Business Operations & Development Bio
Scott Pomponio Director of Financial Oversight Bio
Paul Delfino Director of Marketing Bio
Bill Chin Technology Director  
Dr. Katherine Van Loon Medical Advisor  
Timothy C. Tyson   Bio
Robert Baratta General Counsel  
Tim Baratta General Counsel  
Nick Barnhorst General Counsel Bio

Mission Statement

The Strike 3 Foundation heightens awareness, mobilizes support, and raises funding for childhood cancer research.

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Strike 3 Foundation
PO Box 191
Monroe, CT 06468

(203) 724-1067

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