Major League Baseball’s Philadelphia Phillies have a new incentive for hitting home runs.
For every home run hit by a Phil, the Philadelphia Horticultural Society will plant a tree in a park or other location.
The Phillies are a new member on an ongoing campaign called “Plant One Million.” The goal of the program is to plant one million trees in and around Philadelphia, including neighboring sections of Delaware and New Jersey.
With two of their star players sidelined by injury, the Phillies haven’t been hitting many balls out, but it’s still a idea for the baseball – or other sports team – in your community.
To learn more, read this post from the Phillies website.