Sean Doolittle, closing pitcher for the Washington Nationals’ in their Game 1 World Series win yesterday, spent the season promoting youth reading and indie bookstores on his Twitter feed.
What a fabulous way to use one’s platform — inspiring young (and grown-up!) fans to make reading a part of their daily lives. ???????
You can follow his joyous bookstore journey on Twitter at https://twitter.com/whatwouldDOOdo/status/1158833791227420672?s=20
And here’s a great interview with him about what book meant to him growing up and the genesis of his bookstore/literacy celebration: https://www.cbsnews.com/news/washington-nationals-star-sean-doolittle-pitches-for-independent-bookstores-mlb-2019-09-21/