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Carlos González Goes to Bat for Global Down Syndrome Foundation

Rockies star player will strut his stuff on the runway to support Down syndrome research and medical care at Global’s Be Beautiful Be Yourself Fashion Show on Saturday, October 24, 2015

Carlos Gonzalez and Family

Carlos Eduardo González (“CarGo”) is a Venezuelan-born professional baseball player who plays for the Colorado Rockies. A two-time All-Star, González is a former National League batting champion. In his eight years in the Majors, González has nearly 1,000 hits (978), a batting average of 290, and is a three- time Golden Glove winner as an outfielder.

This season he had nearly 100 RBIs (97) and a career-high of 40 home runs. González is known for his power, speed and arm-strength while playing the game. ‎He is now adding to his athletic reputation by giving back to the community. Specifically, he has started a namesake foundation in 2014 called The Carlos González Foundation that benefits at-risk youth.

Carlos Gonzalez Bowling

González is excited to be part of Global’s Be Beautiful Be Yourself Fashion Show, the largest single fundraiser for people with Down syndrome in the United States. Proceeds benefit Global’s affiliates – the Crnic Institute for Down Syndrome on the Anschutz Medical Campus and the Sie Center for Down Syndrome at Children’s Hospital Colorado.

Stay tuned to learn about who González
will be escorting down the runway!


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