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erienewsnow.com 12 Jan, 2022 07:00 am

MLB star pinch hits for local elementary school hurt by staff shortages - Erie News Now

MLB star pinch hits for local elementary school hurt by staff shortages - Erie News Now
By Lauren M. Johnson, CNN

Fisher said Bader hung out with the kids for an hour, and even let them teach him a game of theirs." Before he left, Bader signed some of the kids' hats and other Cardinals gear they were wearing, Fisher said.Fisher said Bader's volunteerism was one adults can help."I just want to encourage anyone else to reach out to their local schools and see what they can do to help out, because it's a widespread issue," Fisher said.

"In the game that they played they had a lot more success than I did," Bader said.Principal Patrick Fisher told CNN that like all schools his staff has been spread very thin, but Missouri Senator Brian Williams told him Bader was interested in helping out.

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