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Artists-Writers Game Raises $92k for Local Charities

Sag Harbor resident scored the winning home run for the Writers in the 10th inning.

The 64th annual Artists Writers Game raised $92,000 for local charities at its game in East Hampton Village's Herrick Park on Saturday. The Writers' team were victorious on the field this year. After extra innings, the score was 12-11, thanks to a home run from Sag Harbor resident and screenwriter Bill Collage.

Celebrities who played included Mark Feuerstein, who plays a Hamptons doctor on the television series "Royal Pains," columnist Mike Lupica, and journalist Carl Bernstein.

Former president Bill Clinton, who is renting in East Hampton, stopped by the game briefly. Check out photos of him with some Patch readers . Some might remember that in 1988, then-Governor Clinton acted as the game's umpire just weeks after the Democratic National convention.

The beneficiaries were , a domestic violance advocacy group that runs a shelter on the East End, , which runs a rehabilitation center for young adults in Wainscott and has outpatient services in East Hampton, as well as the , and .

This year's game was postponed one week due to rain on Aug. 18.

sandra wagenfeld August 29, 2012 at 04:35 PM
Wonderful picture of Arlene Bujese who works tirelessly for East End Hospice.

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