Newspaper article The Florida Times Union

Wainwright Donates 12 Acres for Glynn Academy Athletics; $1M Gift by Cardinals Pitcher, Wife, Both Grads, to Go to New Fields, Track

Newspaper article The Florida Times Union

Wainwright Donates 12 Acres for Glynn Academy Athletics; $1M Gift by Cardinals Pitcher, Wife, Both Grads, to Go to New Fields, Track

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Byline: Terry Dickson

BRUNSWICK | St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Adam Wainwright has given $1 million in land to the Glynn County school system to build athletic facilities for Glynn Academy where he played football and baseball.

The school system and Wainwright signed documents Wednesday to transfer 12 acres of land to the school system for the construction of new baseball and softball fields and a track, Glynn County schools said in a release.

The blueprint for the complex calls for an indoor pitching facility and a concession area, and it should all be ready for play in fall 2017, said Al Boudreaux, director of operations for county schools.

Ten acres of land were acquired from Mike Fairman, who had operated Glynn Iron and Metal there just south of Glynn Middle School, and 2 acres were acquired from the city of Brunswick, the school system said.

The facilities are already under design and will resemble the ones at Brunswick High, some of which are still under construction. …

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