Batting Practice with Butch Thompson raises $5,000

Submitted to The Newsroom by: Payton Beck | Published: Mar 17, 2022

Auburn’s baseball team and Interfraternity Council hosted Batting Practice with Butch Thompson, a home run derby-style event, on Feb. 15. Tickets were sold at the door, and all sales were donated to the Hudson Family Foundation. Auburn’s Interfraternity Council was able to raise $5,000.

Each fraternity had one member compete in the home run derby. In the final round of the event, baseball head coach Butch Thompson pitched.