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Baseball Legend Surprises Students at School Assembly

MLB Legend Advocates Education

Photo courtesy of clare_and_ben. 

Edgar Martinez, a Mariners legend, made a surprise appearance at an event honoring educators and raising awareness of education issues, reported the Seattle Mariners Web site.

"I think education is the key to progress, economically and culturally," said Martinez. "It is important for...growth. It's important [that] we have a community that is strong. We all benefit from [it]."

Martinez visited Seattle's Northgate Elementary School in partnership with People magazine, Target and Major League Baseball, which also advocates for quality education nationwide. 

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Article by Navindra Persaud, EducationWorld Contributor

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