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Boston College Play ALS Awareness Game At Fenway Park, With Proceeds Going To Peter Frates Foundation

BOSTON (CBS) -- The Red Sox hosted the 10th annual ALS Awareness Game between Boston College and Virginia Tech on Saturday night, with proceeds from the game benefitting the Peter Frates Foundation.

The game took place at Fenway Park, honoring the late Pete Frates, who captained the B.C. baseball team before championing the cause of ALS awareness and research following his diagnosis in 2012. Frates passed away in 2019 at the age of 34.

His daughter, Lucy, threw out the first pitch.

Frates was the driving force behind the Ice Bucket Challenge in 2014, which helped raise over $220 million towards research for a cure.

The game is the third ALS Game for B.C. at Fenway Park. The last one was in 2018.

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