Saturday, October 17, 2009

Gross wins Auburn home run derby

Tampa Bay outfielder Gabe Gross crushed 26 home runs to win the Auburn home run derby on Friday at Plainsman Park.

Gross, a former All-American for the Tigers, hit 15 homers in the first round, tying current Auburn player Kevin Patterson, and added 11 in the final round. Bo Jackson, Tim Hudson, Frank Sanders and Todd Jones were among those that had to bow down to Gross.

The event raised $5,044.75 for the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Lee County.

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