White Sox shortstop gives back to Tuscaloosa

Updated: Nov. 25, 2019 at 8:11 PM CST
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TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (WBRC) - Tim Anderson makes his living more than a thousand miles away from Tuscaloosa, Ala., however his hometown is always on his mind.

The Chicago White Sox shortstop was back home for Thanksgiving for his annual Homepla7e Turkey Drive and Fall Festival.

“This is my town, how can I not want to help,” said Anderson. “I had a friend who was gunned down by violence and so I do stuff like this to honor him and because I love Tuscaloosa,” said Anderson.

Anderson, along with his wife Bria, were helping to feed 205 families in the Tuscaloosa area. The event was held at Benjamin Barnes YMCA in Tuscaloosa off 18th Street.

Anderson was a first round draft pick of the White Sox in the 2013 draft. He made his big league debut in 2016. Last season, he put up some strong numbers for the White Sox, which included a .335 average.

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