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"HAPPY HOLIDAYS" FROM THE QUACK-TO-QUACK CHAMPS

Ducks spread holiday cheer during hospital visits

(Central Islip, N.Y., Dec. 19, 2013) – On Wednesday, December 18, the Long Island Ducks capped off their annual holiday Toy Drive by delivering hundreds of gifts to the pediatric units at three Long Island hospitals. Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center, North Shore LIJ/Southside Hospital and Stony Brook University Medical Center all received visits from special guests from the Ducks family, including Long Island’s favorite mascot, QuackerJack, co-owner/coach Bud Harrelson, manager Kevin Baez, B-103's “The Wiseman and Frank” and the Ducks Street Team.

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The visits brought smiles to the faces of children and their parents at each location, with many posing for pictures, giving high fives and getting excited for the holidays. The team even visited the maternity ward at North Shore LIJ/Southside Hospital to welcome some of the newest Ducks fans to the world. P.C. Richard and Son representatives also joined the visit to Good Samaritan Hospital to drop off Beats Headphones and other gifts to those in the pediatric unit.

Each December, the Ducks host a toy drive at the Waddle In Shop during the holiday season. This year’s drive was another resounding success, so much so that the team will be donating toys left over from the visits to Christmas Magic, a not-for-profit organization which provides holiday generosity and spirit to those less fortunate. The Ducks would like to thank all who donated for making this one of the most successful toy drives in the team's 13-year history.

The Long Island Ducks are members of the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball and play their home games at Bethpage Ballpark. For further information, call (631) 940-DUCK or visit www.liducks.com.

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