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  • A Twinkie in the eye of the 66ers Sweet treat, bobblelegs, Corky Miller get season off right By Benjamin Hill / MLB.com 04/04/2013 The 2013 Minor League campaign is getting under way, and this means it’s time to kick off yet another season of MiLB.com’s longest-running sitcom. I am speaking of Promo Preview, of course, [...]

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  • YUCAIPA: Local man to compete in Twinkie eating contest – Erin Waldner April 3, 2013 THE PRESS-ENTERPRISE For details, check out these excerpts from a 66ers press release: Operation: GLove is asking fans to visit their website, http://operationglove.com/, to sponsor charity founder Michael McCue, in a Twinkie eating contest against 66ers General Manager Joe Hudson [...]

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  • Mike McCue has been rigorously “training” for the upcoming Twinkie eating competition on 4/5/13 at San Manuel Stadium in San Bernardino. You didn’t think he would walk out there unprepared, did you?  Mike is taking pledges for each Twinkie he eats in one minute.  Proceeds will benefit Operation: GLove. So far we have received pledges of [...]

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  • Guinness World Record: Most Twinkies Eaten In One Minute. Mike McCue has accepted the Twinkie eating challenge on behalf of Operation Glove.  The challenge will be held on April 5th at the 66ers opening game.  We are currently accepting pledges for EVERY Twinkie Mike can eat in one minute.  So far we have received pledges [...]

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  • Operation Glove Offering 66ers Home Opener Ticket Discounts for Donations 66ers Will Welcome Charity While Saying Goodbye to Twinkies Opening Weekend. Inland Empire 66ers 04/01/2013 San Bernardino, CA – The Inland Empire 66ers will be working with Operation: GLove on opening weekend to help donate baseball equipment and cash contributions to benefit our deployed soldiers. [...]

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  • So it’s official… Borton Petrini LLP, one of the oldest law firms on the west coast has named Operation: GLove as its sole benefactor for it’s trap-shooting fundraiser on May 18! They’re expecting over 100 shooters, with 100% of the proceeds going to our cause!

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  • There are currently 22 current or former combat veterans PER DAY committing suicide due to depression and homesickness. We have a goal of 2500 gloves, 1250 baseballs, and $14,000.00 to raise by the end of the 2013 baseball season (October). There are a few key steps in this process. One of them has already been [...]

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  • Study: Suicide rates among army soldiers up 80 percent July 10, 2012 CBS (CBS News) – A report published in Injury Prevention shows that suicide rates among U.S. Army personnel increased 80 percent between 2004 and 2008. Out of the 255 soldiers who had committed suicide between 2007 to 2008, 17 percent of the soldiers [...]

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  • Suicides Outpacing War Deaths for Troops By TIMOTHY WILLIAMS Published: June 8, 2012 The suicide rate among the nation’s active-duty military personnel has spiked this year, eclipsing the number of troops dying in battle and on pace to set a record annual high since the start of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan more than [...]

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  • Study: Women three times as suicide-prone while deployed By Seth Robbins Stars and Stripes Published: March 25, 2011 A wide-ranging study examining suicide among troops has revealed that female soldiers are three times more likely to kill themselves downrange than while not deployed, and that married soldiers are less likely to commit suicide than their [...]

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